Dreaming of McCall Summer Days

In less than two weeks McCall’s famous Winter Carnival will begin. Not only does this mean lots of excitement and a variety of fun things to do, it also marks the middle of winter. This means summer is only 3-4 months away. Wait! What? That means its time to start thinking of lakeside picnics, waterskiing… Read More

Shhhh…McCall Is One Of The Best Secret And Most Affordable Ski Towns

As locals we all know how great the skiing in McCall can be. We eagerly look forward to that first snowfall of the year and the forthcoming accumulation (over 300 inches a year!) that will lead to opening day at our local Brundage Mountain Resort. On any given day, be it a weekend or weekday,… Read More

McCall, The Most Romantic Idaho Getaway

This month HuffPost released an article with the most romantic getaway in every state and, wouldn’t you know, McCall is listed as the most romantic getaway in Idaho. We couldn’t agree more! McCall is an amazingly romantic place year round, but in the fall love is just in the air. For those of you who… Read More

Winter Carnival Celebrates 50 years

50 Years! McCall’s beauty and magic comes from a million and one sources, but one source that is close to everyone’s heart is the Winter Carnival. This is an exciting time to be in McCall and this weekend marks the 50th anniversary of our favorite wintertime party. Although the event was born in 1924 with… Read More

Life in Small town, McCall Idaho

Moving to McCall, here is some friendly advice. There are a few things you need to know if you’re going to make your home in McCall or the surrounding communities.  These are the quirky things that no one really tells you until you live here.  Most people stumble upon them once they get here. Most… Read More

McCall, laid back style and affordable living

Affordable Ski Town Living found in McCall If you like to ski in the winter and wake board in the summer, you might enjoy a house in a resort town.  You don’t need to filthy, stinking rich enough to buy in Snowmass Village where the average median list price is $1,104,354 or in Aspen for… Read More

Summer Music Festival at Roseberry Idaho

This weekend is the Summer Music Festival at Roseberry, Idaho.  Or, as locals call it, the Roseberry Music Festival. This annual summer music festival is produced by The McCall Folklore Society.  Every year for almost 4 decades, great artists and musicians have traveled here from all over the country to perform in Donnelly, Idaho at… Read More

McCall wins top 3 in the Idaho Statesman

2014 Best of Treasure Valley Every year The Idaho Statesman newspaper puts together their annual people’s choice awards to honor all the great businesses and the fantastic things to do around the Treasure Valley.  The annual awards have grown over the past 25 years and this year they doubled the number of categories to over… Read More

It’s McCall Farmers Market Season!

The McCall farmers market just opened for the summer last week.  We are fortunate to have this little market two times a week from early June through October or when the snow starts to fall.  It may be small, but there is an abundance of locally grown produce, herbs, and meats.  The market also has… Read More

NASCAR IDAHO STYLE

Each spring residents of Valley, Adams, and Idaho counties flock to the West Central Mountain’s banana belt to party, camp and enjoy the warm weather. Riggins, Idaho is the white water capital of Idaho and home to three of spring’s most anticipated events. The Jet Boat races happen each year on the third weekend in… Read More