A Silver Mine Tour Is A Hidden Gem In Northern Idaho

Nestled just a few hours away from the Tri-Cities is a really cool silver mine worth exploring.

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Welcome To The Silver Capital Of The World - Wallace Idaho

If you've been to Wallace Idaho before, you might know of this unique destination location. If not, buckle in and learn all about this silver mine tour that's worth putting on your vacation travel list.

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My good friend Mike McCabe just got back from the Sierra Silver Mine tour and shared some awesome photos of the tour and Wallace Idaho.

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Take A Peek Inside This Amazing Abandoned Silver Mine In Wallace Idaho

Here are details about the tour according to the Sierra Silver Mine Tour website:

Fun for adventurers of all ages! You will personally experience the actual methods of hard-rock mining in the richest silver district on earth!

A retired miner is your guide you through a real silver mine. On the short trip to and from the mine aboard our classic trolley, you will be treated to a narrated tour of Historic Wallace.

1 hour and 15-minute tours depart from the ticket office every 30 minutes with the first tour departing at 10 am and the last at 4 pm.

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Wallace Idaho is a gorgeous little town along Interstate-90 with a population of 782 and is nicknamed "The Silver Capital of the World". The town has flourished as a tourist destination with the Wallace Chamber of Commerce boasting of over 12 attractions within driving distance of the small town.

What Are The Tourist Attractions For Wallace Idaho?

Besides the Silver Mine tour, you've got a ghost town nearby of Burke Idaho, rails to trails Route of the Hiawatha, and the Lookout Pass ski area which is popular so there is plenty to see and due in Wallace Idaho.

If you want to explore the silver mine, check out their website here for more details.

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