Visiting Pocatello

Known as the U.S. Smile Capital, Pocatello is famous for its hospitality. Our philosophy is to make every visitor's stay memorable and fun whether you're staying the night, a few days or a few weeks.

Plenty to Do & See

There is much to do in Pocatello. Take time, for example, to visit Zoo Idaho, tour the Idaho Museum of Natural History, swim at the Ross Park Aquatic Complex, play golf at one of 2 municipal golf courses or relax in one of the many parks around town. There are also numerous special events throughout the year, such as the Idaho High School State Finals Rodeo, the Pocatello Marathon, concerts by the Idaho State Civic Symphony, and a host of performances at the L.E. and Thelma Stephens Performing Arts Center and much more.

Visit Pocatello


If you want to explore the greater Pocatello area, you could take a short drive to area recreation opportunities for fishing, biking, hiking, skiing, and climbing. If you are looking for a little longer excursion, Pocatello is just a few hours from Sun Valley, Salt Lake City, Yellowstone National Park and Jackson Hole.

For more information on how to make your stay in our community even better, please contact:

  • City of Pocatello Mayor's Office
    911 N 7th Avenue
    Phone: 208-234-6582
  • Greater Pocatello Chamber of Commerce
    Matthew Hunter, Executive Director
    Phone: 208-233-1525
  • Pocatello Visitors' Center
    2695 S 5th Avenue
    Phone: 208-425-1820
  • Bannock Development Corporation
    John Regetz, Executive Director
    Phone: 208-233-3500
  • Historic Downtown Pocatello
    Stephanie Palagi, Executive Director
    Phone: 208-232-7545