The 186 miles of US 30 between I-80 just west of Little America, Wyoming and I-15 in McCammon, Idaho offers various levels of scenic terrain along with some history as well. A scenic alternate to the Interstates, there is not much of a time or mileage difference to be had between taking the modern all-Interstate highway route or US 30 if you are going between places like Cheyenne, Rock Springs, Twin Falls and Boise. As I was driving west, I found taking US 30 to be a worthy alternative to continuing on I-80 into Utah then following I-84 into Idaho. Once upon a time, this section of US 30 was signed as US 30N , as US 30 was originally split into US 30N and US 30S, with US 30N taking the route from Wyoming to Idaho's Magic Valley via Pocatello, which US 30S went south towards Salt Lake City, Utah before heading north into Idaho. US 30 follows a flatter, emptier desert-like terrain through western Wyoming, with some hills along the way. I found the section of US 30 in southeastern
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