Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States. It's known for its mountainous terrain of forests, rivers and lakes, most notably the Snake River Plain. The capital, Boise, is home to the distinctive Idaho State Capitol, carved with symbols of the state’s Native American past. Boise is also a cultural center with lots of museums, outdoor festivals, and theaters. The state also offers outdoor activities, such as fishing, floating down the Snake River, skiing, and camping.