Travel with Curiosity


Thunder Mountain Line Pumpkin Train

Pumpkin Train from Horseshoe Bend to Montour, Idaho

The adults and kids alike are excited as the train chugs along on a sunny October afternoon. This is a special train trip. We’re headed from Horseshoe Bend, Idaho to the pumpkin patch so carefully arranged in the defunct town of Montour. The Thunder Mountain Line has been operating for over 100 years, originally to…

Cracker Jack Collector’s Convention

Cracker Jack boxes through the years

Who hasn’t enjoyed tearing open a box of Cracker Jack and tasting the sweet caramel coated popcorn and peanuts AND been excited to see what prize was inside the box? The inner child in all of us still feels the reward of something sweet and something fun. That pretty well sums up a box of…

McCall Winter Carnival

2015 Grand Prize winner

Braced against the cold wind, visitors explore the snow sculptures at the annual Winter Carnival in McCall, Idaho. This 10-day festival celebrates the ingenuity of snow sculptors who dazzle attendees with enormous creations in snow. Two different competitions are held. The first competition is among local businesses that complete their sculptures before the carnival begins.…