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From a historic downtown shopping district to the new Stephens Performing Arts Center, there are always things to do near our Pocatello, Idaho hotel. Red Lion Hotel Pocatello is centrally located to the best attractions. Wake up in one of our 150 plush accommodations and enjoy pure sunshine with endless recreational opportunities within the parks and trails along the 12-mile Portneuf River Greenways. During snow season, ski or snowboard at the Pebble Creek Ski Area and end your day soaking in the exhilarating Lava Hot Springs. After your adventures, return to our relaxing resort-style amenities, featuring complimentary Wi-Fi, on-site dining, room service, a state-of-the-art gym, a swimming pool, a whirlpool, and more

Contact our front desk regarding our special offers to save on attractions and make sure to check out some of our favorites below.

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Lava Hot Springs 30 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246 208-776-5221 36.58

Just 30 miles from Pocatello, Lava Hot Springs serves as a rejuvenating hotspot year-round. Visit over summer to tube down the river and plunge down some thrilling slides; or visit during a snowy winter day for a hot dip in the natural hot springs.

Idaho State University 921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201 208-282-0211 3.24

Located only three miles away from Idaho State University (ISU), Red Lion Hotel Pocatello offers 150 spacious accommodations equipped with our signature pillow top mattresses, complimentary Wi-Fi, eco-friendly bath products and other comforting room amenities. Enjoy a sweet sleep in one of the most convenient locations among Pocatello hotels near ISU with easy access to the best Pocatello attractions. As one of the top full-service hotels in Pocatello, we also offer resort-style amenities ideal for ISU alumni, families and faculty. Pre-game for a Bengals sporting event at our Pocatello Lounge; spend a relaxing parents' weekend by our swimming pool and whirlpool; or host a special alumni gathering in our 14,248 square feet of event space. Click here to submit a request for proposal.

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Buddy's Italian Restaurant 626 E Lewis St, Pocatello, ID 83201 208-233-1172 2.87

Buddy's Restaurant is known for famous local signature dishes such as their Buddy's Breath garlic salad and the Carmello -ice cream or cheesecake drizzled with a rich caramel sauce. Indulge in some of Buddy's secret-recipe dishes and savor the deliciousness of their traditional Italian specialties.

Butterburr's Restaurant 917 Yellowstone Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201 208-232-3296 1.35

ButterBurrs is all about comfort food. We're talking sausage, biscuits, gravy and other savory breakfast items(available any time).Visit this restaurant only 1.5 miles away from our hotel and enjoy reasonable prices on scrumptious Pocatello dining.

Sandpiper Restaurant 750 Lindsay Blvd Idaho Falls, ID 83402 208-524-3344 50.28

Thriving since 1975, Sandpiper features a full bar, extensive wine list, and signature dishes -including mouth-watering appetizers, seafood, prime rib and a local favorite, the Hawaiian Crunch Halibut. We recommend bringing a special someone to their romantic waterfront lounge for an evening of handcrafted cocktails.

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Pine Ridge Mall 4155 Yellowstone Highway, Chubbuck, ID 83202 208-237-7160 5.07
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Outer Limits Fun Zone 1800 Garrett Way, Pocatello, ID 83201 208-232-7529 2.5

Outer Limits Fun Zone features 30,000 square feet of laser tag, black-light golf, arcades, mini-bowling, and other activities for all ages.

Ross Park Aquatic Complex 2901 S. 2nd Ave. Pocatello, Idaho 208-234-0472 4.89

The outdoor Ross Park Aquatic Center features a large pool, a zero depth pool, a lazy river, a humongous play area and a water slide. For only $5, enjoy a day of action-packed, aquatic fun and make sure to check out the Splash Dances* from 9-11pm. *Must be at least 12 years of age to attend

Pocatello Zoo 2900 S 2nd Ave, Pocatello, ID 83204 208-234-6264 4.92

Pocatello Zoo promises hours of entertainment with native animal exhibits, an outdoor amphitheater, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits and a playground.

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Stephen's Performing Arts Center 1002 Sam Nixon Ave. Building 88, Pocatello, ID 83209 208-282-3595 3.78
The Mystique Theater 158 E Chubbuck Rd, Pocatello, ID 83202 208-238-8001 3.52

http://www.mystiquetheater.com/

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Pebble Creek Ski Area 3340 E Green Canyon Rd, Inkom, ID 83245 208-775-4452 20.57

Located just south of Pocatello, Pebble Creek features 1,100 acres of 45 ski runs for all ages and abilities. Open mid-December through mid-April, this world-class resort offers ski lessons, rental equipment and a lodge with restaurant and bar.

Yellowstone National Park West Yellowstone, Mt 59758 307-344-7381 159.53

Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America's first national park and home to majority of the world's geysers and an abundance of wildlife-including grizzly bears, wolves, bison and elk.

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Portneuf Valley Brewing 615 S 1st Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201 208-232-1644 3.33

Hours Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 12:00am Sunday: Closed

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Craters of the Moon

In 1970, Craters of the Moon became one of the first designated federal Wilderness areas in the National Park System. Visit this enormous lava field to explore its interesting and scenic landscape.

Lava Hot Springs

Just 30 miles from Pocatello, Lava Hot Springs serves as a rejuvenating hotspot year-round. Visit over summer to tube down the river and plunge down some thrilling slides; or visit during a snowy winter day for a hot dip in the natural hot springs.

Outer Limits Fun Zone

Outer Limits Fun Zone features 30,000 square feet of laser tag, black-light golf, arcades, mini-bowling, and other activities for all ages.

Pebble Creek Ski Area

Located just south of Pocatello, Pebble Creek features 1,100 acres of 45 ski runs for all ages and abilities. Open mid-December through mid-April, this world-class resort offers ski lessons, rental equipment, and a lodge with restaurant and bar.

Pocatello Zoo

Pocatello Zoo promises hours of entertainment with native animal exhibits, an outdoor amphitheater, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, and a playground.

Ross Park Aquatic Center

The outdoor Ross Park Aquatic Center features a large pool, a zero depth pool, a lazy river, a humongous play area and a water slide. For only $5, enjoy a day of action-packed, aquatic fun and make sure to check out the Splash Dances* from 9-11pm.

*Must be at least 12 years of age to attend

Yellowstone National Park

Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America's first national park and home to majority of the world's geysers and an abundance of wildlife-including grizzly bears, wolves, bison and elk.

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