So you think you know Idaho? Have a little fun testing your knowledge and educating yourself on Idaho's symbols and how they came to be. "It officially became U.S. territory with the signing of the Oregon Treaty of 1846, but a separate Idaho Territory was not organized until 1863, instead being included for periods in Oregon Territory and Washington Territory. Idaho was eventually admitted to the Union on July 3, 1890, becoming the 43rd state. Idaho is the 14th largest state by land area." - Idaho - Wikipedia

Now for a little fun with the good 'ol B-52s song “Private Idaho”:

Ok now that we are feeling all Idaho-y, make a guess and then scroll down to find the correct answers with corresponding photos.

Idaho State Symbols:

Why is it Called the Gem State?

What is Idaho's State Fish?

What is Idaho's State Bird?

What is Idaho's State Mammal?

What is Idaho's State Song?

What is Idaho's State Insect?

What is Idaho's State Tree?

What is Idaho's State Flower?

As a Bonus, what is special about Idaho's State flag and seal?


Ok lets see how you did...


The Symbols of Idaho

How well do you know the symbols of Idaho? Take a peek to see...

How Rude is Idaho and Our Surrounding States?

Lifestyle magazine Best Life released a list of all 50 states ranked from the nicest to the rudest and while the gem state didn't get the top spot, the top 10 isn't great. Our neighboring states scored far kinder than we did.

Top 10 Most Boring Places in Idaho

If you’re hankering for the quiet life… and a sheer lack of things to do, these Idaho places might just be perfect for you. What some may call boring, others go to some of these places in search of tranquility. Take a peek at the 10 most 'Boring' cities in Idaho.

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