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Idaho Falls Visitors Guide 2010

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GENERAL INFORMATION JUST A PHONE CALL AWAY RESOURCE NUMBERS TO KNOW DURING YOUR VISIT Eastern Idaho Visitor Information Center 208-523-1010 630 W. Broadway Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce 208-523-1010 Bureau of Land Management 208-523-1012 U.S. Forest Service 208-523-3278 Idaho Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau 866-356-6943 Idaho Department of Parks & Recreation 208-525-7123 State Department of Lands 208-525-7167 State Department of Fish & Game 208-525-7920 Yellowstone-Teton Territory 800-634-3246 Emergencies 911 Idaho Falls City Police 208-529-1200 Sheriff’s Office 208-529-1350, ext. 1310 Fire Department 208-612-8211 Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center 208-227-2000 Mountain View Hospital 208-557-2700 Poison Control 800-860-0620 Highway Emergencies 800-233-1212 Idaho State Police 208-525-7277 Road Conditions 208-745-7278 800-432-7623 (toll free) TRANSPORTATION GETTING AROUND TOWN CAR RENTALS Alamo Idaho Falls Airport 208-522-0340 Avis 163 Houston Cir. 208-523-0961 Avis 2140 N. Skyline Dr. 208-522-4225 Budget Idaho Falls Airport 208-522-8800 Enterprise 440 E. Elva 208-523-8111 Hertz Idaho Falls Airport 208-529-3101 National Car Rental Idaho Falls Airport 208-522-5276 Thrifty Car Rental 1495 Foote Dr. 208-227-0444 AIR TRANSPORTATION Allegiant Airlines 2140 N. Skyline Dr. 1-800-432-3810 Horizon Air IDAHO FALLS ONLINE HELPFUL SITES TO CHECK OUT BEFORE AND DURING YOUR STAY Idaho Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau City of Idaho Falls Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce Idaho Falls Magazine Local News 8 Channel 3 Eyewitness News NewsChannel 6 2140 N. Skyline Dr. 800-547-9308 Northwest Airlines 2140 N. Skyline Dr. 800-225-2525 Skywest Airlines 2140 N. Skyline Dr. 800-453-9417 United Airlines 2140 N. Skyline Dr. 800-864-8331 GROUND SERVICES AAA Whitney’s Taxi & Delivery Service 304 H St. 208-604-0313 JUST THE FAQs TIDBITS ABOUT THE STATE OF IDAHO What is the population of Idaho? 1.3 million. How big is the state? 83,557 square miles. What is the state’s highest and lowest elevation? Mt. Borah at 12,662 feet is the highest and the Snake River at Lewiston is the lowest at 738 feet. What is the capital of Idaho? Boise. What Time Zone is Idaho Falls In? Mountain Time Zone. What is the elevation if Idaho Falls? 4,744 feet. What county is Idaho Falls in? Bonneville County. What is the largest county in land area? Idaho County, located in north central Idaho, is the largest at 8,053 square miles. When did Idaho become a state? Idaho joined the Union as the 43rd state on July 3, 1890. How did the state get its name? A steamship that traveled the Columbia River was referred to as the Idaho. With the discovery of gold on the Clearwater River in 1860, the diggings were called the Idaho mines. Idaho is a coined or invented word. What is the state’s nickname? The “Gem State.” What is the state motto? Esto Perpetua (Let it be perpetual). ABC Transportation 208-552-1442 All Star Limousine 208-523-9647 Always in Time 3968 E. Sunnyside 208-524-6351 Black Night Limousine 208-589-2088 Black Tie Limousine 208-552-0754 Discount Cab 125 Northgate Mile 208-522-1523 Easy Way Taxi 208-525-8344 Salt Lake Express 1820 W. Broadway 208-522-4743 SOS Transportation 1135 9th St. 208-542-2333 Teton Stage Lines 1425 Lindsey Blvd. 208-529-8036 Treasure’s Limousine 365 Shoup 208-524-0343 Your Other Mother 296 Hill St. 208-524-0021 Greyhound Bus Lines 1820 W. Broadway 208-522-0912 VISITIDAHOFALLS.COM 7

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