If you’re currently living in a densely populated area but considering building a rural homestead, maybe one that’s off-the-grid, you must also think about which state is the best choice for building that homestead in.
Truth be told, you can find rural land to build a homestead and live a self-sufficient lifestyle in literally any of the fifty states. Yes, even Hawaii. But there’s also no denying that some states have a serious advantage in this regard over others.
The one state that might have the most advantages over any other is a state that many people would not even think of: Idaho.
While it’s mostly known for its natural beauty and ski resorts, Idaho also has many things going for it for why it may be the most overlooked state for those looking for property to live a rural and self-sufficient life.
Is Idaho the prepper’s promised land that you’ve been searching for? Only you can decide if it is for yourself, but here are some good reasons why you should strongly consider it:
Idaho has some of the most relaxed laws on homesteading and off-grid homes in the entire country.
There are very few restrictions on how many acres you can own, and in most areas you can build a home without a permit.
Fortunately, you don’t need a lot of land to become completely self-sufficient. In fact, 1/4 acre is enough, if you follow this comprehensive guide.
Living off-grid in Idaho is 100% legal, so long as you’re not violating any local building codes. You’re also legally allowed to harvest rainwater on your property as well.
The state also offers a homestead exemption that grants owners of homestead a $100,000 protection from their creditors if they file a Declaration of a Homestead. This means that your homestead cannot be seized, so long as it is your primary residence, if you have a pending debt.
Idaho also offers a tax credit from the income tax for 40% of the solar system that you set up to generate off grid power, and that’s on top of the tax credit that you can get at the Federal level.
Located right along the Rocky Mountains, Idaho is a very mountainous state. While the southern region of the state around Boise is dry and flat, the northern and eastern parts of the state are very mountainous.
One of the main features that you should look for in a homestead is for it to be surrounded by mountains or hills to help block it from view from anyone traveling along the freeways or highways and to ensure it’s more hidden. It’s not hard to find such property for sale in Idaho.
Good Soil For Gardening And Farming
The lands of Idaho are fertile, although in the northern areas of the state it should be noted that the growing period of the year can be short due to the fact that winter is long.
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The most commonly grown crop in Idaho is the potato. This is why Idaho is often called the ‘potato state’ as it generates more than one third of total potato production in the United States.
Other kinds of crops that are commonly grown in Idaho include beans, beans, hay, and wheat. Greenhouses are commonly used in Idaho to keep the growing season going during winter.
Low Population Density
Idaho is a decently large state with a smaller population of around 1.8 million people. However, the population of the state has been rising in recent years as many people have been moving to Idaho from more liberal states with a higher cost-of-living such as California.
But even though the population is expected to rise further, most of that population increase is being centered in Boise and the surrounding cities. The more rural and mountainous parts of the state, especially in the east and the north, still have low populations.
Abundance Of Water Sources
Idaho has no shortage of lakes, rivers, and streams. In fact, the state has over 2,000 lakes with names, and many more without, as well as over 3,000 miles of river.
This is one reason why Idaho is a very popular destination for fishing, boating, rafting, and kayaking.
It’s also why it’s a great state to find off-grid land in. If you do enough research, you should have no problems finding land with a natural water source in the state of Idaho.
The state receives a healthy amount of rainfall annually as well, with rainfall in the state falling between thirteen to thirty inches per year depending on where you go. The farther north you go, the more rainfall throughout the year you’re likely to receive.
By building your very own pressurized rainwater harvesting and purification system, you can effortlessly ensure a consistent supply of clean water for all your drinking, cooking, and even showering needs. This way you will eliminate any concerns about insufficient water availability.
Abundance Of Wildlife
Idaho has no shortage of wildlife either, ranging from moose to elk to deer to pronghorn to bighorn sheep and mountain goat, all of which can be hunted depending on the season. Even caribou can be found in the northern parts of the state. Bears, wolves, coyotes, mountain lions, and bobcats also call Idaho home.
Beyond that, there are also lots of small game and birds to hunt in Idaho as well, including turkey, duck, geese, grouse, pheasant, and rabbits and squirrels.
Idaho is truly a hunter’s paradise, and if you need to put meat on the table to help get your family through winter,
Idaho is a forager’s paradise just as much as it is a hunter’s paradise. Wild edibles such as mushrooms, berries, and cattails are a common presence in Idaho’s forests and fields if you know where to look.
Lenient Gun Laws
Idaho is a very conservative state with most residents being strongly supportive of the 2nd Amendment, and the gun laws are among the most lenient of any state in the Union. You don’t need a License to conceal carry a handgun in Idaho, and you don’t need any special permits or licensing to purchase a firearm in the state either.
The exception applies to if you are interested in buying a firearm restricted by the ATF, in which case you will still need to follow Federal laws.
The pricing of Idaho real estate has admittedly gone up in recent years, due to the influx of outsiders moving to the state.
That’s why the price of housing and land in Idaho is currently around 14% higher than the natural average. It should be noted that this is common with states that aren’t densely populated.
However, this is offset by the fact that the average property tax in Idaho is just 0.91%, which is below the national average that stands at 1.08%, and the overall cost of living in Idaho is also below the national average.
All in all, Idaho can be a great place for a prepper to come home.
The state has an abundance of properties that are hidden and secluded, have good agricultural land, access to a natural water source, hunting and foraging opportunities, an overall lower cost of living, and the laws and regulations of the state are favorable to homesteaders and those living off-grid as well.
If you’re looking for a good state to look for your next, or first, homestead, give Idaho a look.
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Best do your homework, not only have real estate prices tripled, or quadrupled in the past 7 years, you need to get familiar with things like water rights, and the local environment, the weather patterns, the state government (which is changing due to the Cali-fruities moving in).
Don’t get me wrong, it’s a beautiful place and currently has a good political mindset, But things are changing… and not for the better.
Sounds like a replay of Montana over the last 15 years. Cali-fruities seem to mess up wherever they go. Nothing like the mind set of Cali/Mexi/Cubi/Veni/etc. …”we screwed up our place so bad we can’t stand it here anymore. Let’s go to (location here) where we can start all over. And because we don’t learn we just screw up the new place as well. Sorry to all the real residents of that place.” Moving on to a (location here.) LIKE F’IN LOCUSTS.
Liberalism destroys all it touches.
I’m with Dave on this one. There is this little law thing people commonly miss that is called “riparian rights”. Each state is different. This is the law that governs waterfront access. I live in Utah. Here you can own both sides of a river, like say, the Green River, but not the land underneath the water, in fact, any of the land from the high water level down. No joke. While the Green River may not be as big as the North Platt in southern Wyoming or the Mississippi, it is a pretty good sized river. But this also includes smaller rivers like the White river in eastern Uintah County Utah near the Utah-Colorado state line. And I have been told this law pertains to smaller creeks as well. I am not sure if there is a limit, but this is why you need to know the laws regarding riparian rights. And the key I am pointing at specifically is in comparison to the riparian rights in Colorado.
In Colorado the law is much different. If your property extends across the river, you also own the land underneath, but not the water itself. So if you own 5 acres on the Colorado river and the survey shows it goes to the middle of the river, well, you now own the land underneath the river. Someone rafting can float over it, and they’re just fine. But the second they touch the bottom, they’re trespassing. This is a big issue in places like Carbondale and Basalt Colorado and the Frying Pan River going up to Ruedi Reservoir. Lots of private land along the river, and it’s gold medal fly fishing there. Too often people go there from “out of state” and think they can go fishing when in reality they are trespassing. And they generally get busted. One case I know of a man was arrested but not charged, he just had to give the owner all of the fish caught and his fishing gear.
In regards to the White River that I mentioned before, that is a perfect example. I do not recall if there is any private property along the stateline part, but if there is and you’re hiking along the river going upstream, as soon as you cross the border you could be going from public land to private land. And unless you know where the boundary is or it’s fenced or in some way marked, you wouldn’t see the difference.
This is crucial if you are homesteading. That quaint little creek flowing past your dream cabin might be 100% private, or it could be public accessable. So make sure you check your laws!
Agenda 2030 clearly states the collection of rainwater off your owned buildings in any form, & or removal of water from natural waterways for ANY purpose or use will be 100% totally verboten — once the NWO takes complete control as they already have all other NATO countries, who happen to have all been disarmed ………….. first.
This is why there are laws the land UNDER a stream, river, waterway is not your property. So when they drop hammer, if a drone catches you taking a bucket of water out of a stream for your dog, you might get a visit from some nice men.
Today, the UN and NATO are simply the enforcement arm of the same NWO that Obama and Trudeau answer to. Soon as they get Obama to disarm us, maybe with the stolen fertilizer the Gub-mint just pulled off and false flags, or small nukes and blame it on Putin – however he does it, he wants and needs Martial Law to have US Troops enter your homes and disarm you of all weapons and ammo, gun tools, loaders, etc. They can legally terminate you on the spot if you resist in a serious way. They will have armor.
Some time do serious searching and learn what the Agenda 2030 we are already barreling towards actually means to you and your “freedoms”, so you can see how bad this will get over time. The gub-mint wants you to think this is another conspiracy, so be prepared. Plus, haven’t all 20 conspiracies all turned out to be true the last 2 years? 5 years from now if Bilderberg, Klaus, Obama, the NWO/WEF/WHO gets their way – you won’t recognize the USA. Most of you reading this will be on the endangered species list.
The above is why Obama was planted here, and that he’s in term #3 today, finishing the job. Could get bumpy.
All of you keep thinking of Louisiana as a Bad place to live and I will keep my no property taxes on 160 acres. Yes we do have an income tax but it isn’t much and yes we do have a sales tax. But,we do have plenty of game and fish and we can buy a home below the national average. We can live a simple life and low crime rate except for New Orleans, which we don’t go, thats a tourist trap.So just keep thinking that Louisiana is not for you. I don’t want any more people here.
I loved the area and the wholesomeness of the country folks. Just too dang humid.
I lived in New Orleans for 2 years and that is a pit.
Best to learn, first, that even in North Idaho, Realtors are no smarter than any place else in America. I have not yet met a Realtor in North Idaho, my home for the last almost 20 years, that has an understanding of why Idaho finished adjudicating water rights a little over a year ago or even that this process was being done. For those who do not know, it was being done to protect Idahoan’s water rights from those moving in who thought they could take what ever water rights they wanted without an consequences.
Sad part is, even though the process was well advertised before it took place, most Realtors and many property owners were brainwashed into believing it was some kind of State power grab and did not participate. Don’t go crying when you find out you lost some or all of your water rights by not participating in the process.
I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of Realtors I have met in the past 20 years who known more than “southern exposure” for a homestead property. And that one Realtor passed away a few years ago. Do your own homework ahead of time.
In North Idaho you need a 4WD vehicle for back roads travel in winter and if you think you can “homestead” on 1/4 acre of land-good luck.
Idaho Real Estate is currently in an unsustainable Real Estate Bubble that will bust in the not to distant future. The bubble has already burst in parts of Southern Idaho. Of course, just like in 2008, you will not likely find a Realtor in Idaho that believes there is a Real Estate Bubble, even as they advertise property that if purchased with a conventional loan would cost the buyer several thousand dollars per month in principle and interest payments for 30 years.
It is not just Kalifornians who are messing up Idaho, it is also Oregonians and Wasingtonians also. As they flee the blue states, they want to “live free’ but the vast majority of them bring their STUPID ideas with them.
If you want freedom and happiness you HAVE to leave the STUPID ideas in the STUPID blue states you are moving from and adopt the thinking and ways of the red states or you are actually just recreating the same mess you moved from.
Those who understand, will agree, those that are not blessed with understanding, stay out of Idaho!
Something to ponder;
The price of freedom is open source information to the public. Sometimes showing our vital dirty laundry in the open.
Old saying ‘Loose lips sink ships.’
Our country is at tipping point. We got unvetted Chinese nationals, Russians, Middle East flooding into our America. Terrorist cells possible running to CCP farmlands next to US military bases. Forget ‘Red Dawn’ they are here thanks to the DC Swamp.
The funny thing about topics like this, is these places get advertised to the wrong people. The liberals like to spend give away other people’s money. Vote for ridiculous taxes, fees, laws and plain stupidity.
So they ruin their State, cities and neighborhoods. They scourer survival sites to find new places to go and ruin. Some things should not be posted in general open sites. This info should be placed on member secure websites.
Now we got the illegals with taxpayer paid smartphones with welfare benefits looking at this info too. And telling Uncle Sam where they want to go.
The fuinny thing is, is that we don’t have Chinese nationalists, Russians and folks from the middle east flooding to america.. That’s right wing propaganda and it’s not true.
Liberals don’t spend and give away other peoples money, considering there is a republican corporate subsidies.That’s the republicans giving money to the corporations, and most red states have high levels of welfare.
Illegals are the ones doing the jobs that you and your ilk feel is beneath you. Go out and pick me some tomatoes then. Have you and your family get in the fields and get me some potatoes. Also these people pay more taxes than you do and chances are, you don’t know what they do at all. Just more right wing propaganda.
“Go out and pick me some tomatoes then. Have you and your family get in the fields and get me some potatoes”.
I don’t have to add anything at all to what you have said. Your statement alone proves that you are exactly what is wrong with America.
The TROLLS are back, a Can’t Understand Normal Thinking, nut job.
This is what we see in individuals who are Marxist, CRT public screwball educated. Probably lives in a Sanctuary Blue State of propaganda.
If you are such an upstanding citizen why not invite your illegal border crossovers to stay at you house of ill-repute on your dime.
Sounds like another left-wing jackass to me. Hee-Haw!! Can’t even spell “funny” right because it leans so far left.
OMG do you just puke everything MSNBC tells you. Try doing your own research for a change instead of just reciting the DemoCommunist lies. You just sound stupid.
Guess you haven’t visited the border area or ranches near it. Do you know that people there sleep with guns? Too many illegals walking around on their ranches and many times they even help themselves to peoples homes and foods. The media won’t show this part of what is really going on there. Many of these people crossing into our country are from the middle east, south america and china and they have been shown to have criminal records that would not allow them to come here legally.
Seriously?!? Why are you even reading this type of article if everything thing is so great!
Seriously?!? Why are you even reading this type of article if everything thing is so great!
The Neg thumbs down, is probably one of those illegals that can read English:)
Stolen elections have consequences.
People did nothing and what little was done the Dems sabotaged with 80 FBI instigators mixed into the J6 crowd and inside the Capitol. GOP helped the stolen election and did… nothing. Bad times. Your perception is correct. There IS almost no one in DC who cares about you, at all.
Money from the CCP, or NWO or WEF, or CIA, or FBI, or the DNC slush fund, or super wealthy liberals and businesses …………… has literally bought off 90% of all our politicians in some way, many Governors, many judges, some SCOTUS, perhaps some minor but even Mitch and his Chinese wife have turned on America, Graham not much better, and McCarthy is all hat – no cattle. NO ONE is ever punished in America today, except for white patriots.
Yup…….. this gets worse.
I thought Idaho was the promised land too but I left because it was anything but. Coercive covid policies, a 7% income tax, a bunch of bought and paid for RINOs that run the state and legal and healthcare system. Buyer beware.
Who can afford a move these days or build a home, only the rich or those working jobs that give them expendable cash. Also very cold in winter. I know people who have left Idaho for that reason. Nice place but could not afford to live there. Also how far do you have to drive for grocery’s and fuel + drilling for water.
But Spencer! If you’re living off the grid, you have ALL of that on your land and then some! You don’t “need” anything from anyone on the “outside”! lol!
I’m sticking to Florida. Plenty of cheap land in central Florida still. No state income tax, no permit to carry as of July 1st and gun rights are respected. You can grow anything and not worry about the cold. Plenty of fishing…..
Death and taxes are a societal constant.
Florida is great! But also people get false readings on no State taxes said. These States must make up for loss profit or theft by taxes.
The politicians and unions tell the county board of supervisors to increase their fees. Increase property taxes or something else.
So looking at low State taxes does not mean something else isn’t jacked up to compensate.
Defund police, heck no! Defund the Income Removal Service!
Replace it with a consumption tax form that everyone gets. Even the low income to wealthy and illegals pay. Maybe a disincentive for illegal boarder crossers to come here.
Make welfare NO MORE permanent benefits. Give a specific ending date of benefits. Make those get a job and a place to live, no fringe benefits. No more medi-CAL for illegals or voting rights either. No more mail in ballots that dilute American citizen’s votes in elections. Print ballot in ENGLISH only.
As one famous person said “BORDERS, LANGUAGE and CULTURE,” of AMERICA.
Over the years WY has been a little californium by the influx of university Marxist students. Elites ruined Jackson’s Hole, high prices.
What was that lame movie of 2 gay’s in WY? Broke neck cowboy?
Then they got the likes of RINO L. Chiny, yes the lib’s are a cancer to America.
It’s funny how the liberals paint America as racist. If it really is, then why do we have illegal freeloaders coming to America?
Think the real racist are the ones that call us Americans racist.
Maybe it’s time to get rid of the public union school system for homeschooling.
Check where to go as a possible fake drought fear mongering is happening. The country’s rural areas are being overwhelmed by hungry illegals.
Some farmers are burning, plowing under wheat Fields because of man-made droughts. Unions and creepy environmentalists run Blue State’s farmlands by unsustainable policies.
What are we prepping for? Bugging to farmland, rural areas and fighting the illegals taking up those areas before we get there?
A lot of potential prepper’s land info is months if not 5 yrs not current. Many of websites show rehashed old not current information to living conditions that constantly changing. Since the lib’s have been in charge, we have been invaded by questionable illegals.
Don’t feel bad for any of them. They broke our American sovereignty by illegally crossing the Southern Border. Then they get an anchor baby and stay permanently here. But us taxpayer’s pay for their welfare while our families pay high food prices.
If America is the watershed for illegals, what country can Americans go to? There is none, time to recheck who’s country is this?
Those neg, thumbs down votes are people that can’t read English. Hate America first and want globalism first.
Even the NYC mayor is realizing it;s time to purge the illegals and homeless need to go back to their original home or country. Drugs and alcohol are no excuse to dirty our city streets anymore.
We got the border crisis bringing in diseases America has not seen for a 100 years spilling over.
Throw the bums out of office in this next 2024 election. Or suffer a major depression 2.0 that makes the last one just a picnic.
White replacement is no conspiracy theory, this much is certain.
Mostly use illegals here, then whatever walks in like Muslim trained Military males with huge backpacks, Chinese coming in containers, sub-saharan Africans, etc.
In Europe they mostly use the Muslims Obama’s ISIS created for the “seeding” of Islam all over NATO Europe, to eventually destroy them. They boast of a coming caliphate already as they abuse the women.
All the above infiltrators go straight to full boat welfare, all medical needs caught up and they go to the front of the line, start squirting out their 5 kids each for extra cash, etc. And YOU get to pay for it all, and no they are not a “net gain” like Obama & Biden tells you.
We pay for our own destruction. We are now slaves to those who do not, or will not, work. Soon to be a fourth of the country.
This is great for young people but what about seniors who want to move to the country. Not completely off grid but country enough to be safer than in the cities. What states can you recommend.
South Dakota west of Pierre!!!!
Wait to see what happens with 2024 presidential election upcoming. We get another Obama, Biden like liberal or Biden again, this country will be totally owned by the CCP.
Our goose is cooked the frog has been boiled to death.
The big problem right now is the influx of illegals. They are not just in big cities but in the farmland areas too.
When we get some semblance of the adults back in charge, where to go is iffy.
Seniors will have a difficult time finding suitable habitats. Being on fixed incomes gives little solution. The illegals in some States are being given the same social benefits as you have. Eventually the progressives will initiate a tax on Americans. To help fund illegals in America.
You got to ask why do we have one jack-ass in DC ruining America with EO’s?
Time to build finish the Southern Border Wall and Drill baby, drill!
The Green new deal or revolution only benefits the CCP. Who in a few years will invade and eat our lunch to boot.
Until we stop an figure this out. No place in America is safe from the present chaos.
We got Mexican drug cartels operating in America’s cities and the border.
If you are planning to live off grid, look for states with no income tax or carry license. You will probably find one that suits your need. You will have initial expense but producing your own and living your own life is worth it.
The discernment on income, income tax, fixed income, State sales tax, no sales tax. And property tax is how these States or free-States plunder the money to operate their States.
It is trying to find a happy medium we can live with in relocating ourselves.
The illegals are benefiting from Uncle Sam or Uncle Sugar. We will in the coming months and years competing with those individuals and anchor baby families.
We got lazy with our country and did not keep one eye on the Marxist Tyranny. Some of us were warned about this when the public schools actually taught real education. Like History, math and so on.
A lot of the PHd under educated university graduates are plain dumb about America. They don’t know who America fought in the war of Independence. Nor do the modern smartphone users know hoe to write a letter and mail it.
But boy can they play a gamester’s game and text while driving in self driving vehicle.
Is that the America patriot’s died for weak minded citizens?
It didn’t take long for smartphones and social media to dumb down young generations to eventually be in leadership positions in elected office.
What are your solution’s?
By nature of wanting affordable yet remote property, one usually gives up some of the scenic potential.
Western Nebraska, SD, ND, Wyoming, Kansas, Oklahoma — you can totally get lost in, at the end of a fat single lane gravel road spur.
First time you even take your cell phone to that location, then the Gub-mint knows you are there. Turning the phone off doesn’t turn off hardly anything. It’s still sending your words for analysis, your exact GPS location, might even snap some pics or video by itself, etc.
Your cell phone was partially intended to phone home to Google who fwds that data to the NSA – so you don’t have to. Ever wonder why the heck Google has to be inside your phone? I can’t speak to Apple phones but believe they transmit your location on, or off, too.
NOPE!!!!! South Dakota has WAY, WAY BETTER sales tax (4.5% state), NO income tax, Constitutional carry, God’s Country is WEST of the river (that is west of Pierre)!!! I live west of the river!!!!!
While some of the above mentioned info is correct there is another side being left out, and that is low wages and we are a right to work state which means workers get the short end of the stick.
Unfortunately we are being (Californicated) at a rapid pace. In many parts of the state we are desert with limited water and with the past few years of low precipitation our water supplies have gotten worse.
You know the California drought conditions are really man-made not climate change. There is eco-terra-technology being used to manipulate the weather patterns. The weather cycle patterns are real. Some years plenty of rain and some years not enough.
Geo Engineering Watch
According to past news sources in the Fresno region the environmentalist caused water shortage. By the fake endangered “Delta Smelt” limiting irrigation water to farmers. That water for years has been running into the ocean.
The liberals like to drain the reservoirs of water to save some endangered species BS.
The State can build more reservoirs and desalinization water plants up and down the West coast. But Marxist are in charge there.
Plus the water shortage across America will be due to the overwhelming flow of illegals. The water tables are being dried up due to more people than the land resources can handle.
Hi. Long time N. Idaho resident here. I live just west of the south end of Lake Pend Orielle, and half way between Sandpoint and Couer d Alene. Until just recently, Kootenai county was the fasts growing county in Idaho. That now goes to Bonner and Boundary county just north of us. Back in 1998 when bought our 12 acres, we paid $39000 for timbered land. Our appraisal is now $600000 for the land. Our property tax assessment last year jumped up 429% but they can only raise the tab 1.5% per year. The growth of our closest town is about triple and growing. Only 650 now about 2000. A new supermarket with a pharmacy and hardware store helped. Now we have an urgent care and credit union. A gun and ammo store is getting ready to break ground and a couple big box stores have hinted that they are looking to come here also. Silverwood Theme Park is only 4miles away as is the lake. I guess it’s up to you to search out the pluses and minuses to see if the area is right for you. FYI, last winter was long and snowy. If you prepare for it and have tools to handle it then you will be ok. Well, have to go split firewood for this coming winter.
Progress is great in some aspects but changes the small town atmosphere. You get wealthy investors to begin the end of a simple lifestyle. Prices go up, unions increase incompetent workers, the riff-raft begin to move in. Then we have San Fransicko homeless living standards mixed in with illegals an diseases.
We the American people need our ‘Darién Gap. Called the Southern Border Wall, ASAP!!!!!
North Idaho Chicks RULE !!
LOVE the panhandle ~ LOVE Pend Orielle (pendant in the ear). LOVE Clarks Fork and bathing in his river . LOVE the Monarches!
LOVE Hope and Heron (MT.)
LOVE my little lot on Granite Bay . LOVE Bracken fiddleheads and walking the tracks .
LOVE MA EARTH !!
not all nort idahoans are good ol’ boyz.
Peace Love and Great Blue Herons !!
The Real Question is :
affordability : not just cost , demographics, politics, persuasion of the people , like mindedness
you are the company you keep
patriot , loyalty to your same values
you dont want to live next to cartels, indentured servants of , gov agents , foriegn terror camps
YOU always need good water source , control of it also
good growing for food source
good distance from the neighbors for a space of good measure
and especially dont want the city dump next to you from those who dont understand cleanlyness
Rules to follow : if you they use drugs, support drugs, live for drugs ( matter of time ) bad outcome
at the rate people are fleeing the democrat cities , it should be getting harder and harder
one thing to consider always
Wheather : Hot , Cold , Muggy, foggy , Humid
Been a lot of places , look great , was great , but could not endure the hardship s
Must Be prepared for the area s you choose
Do the Homework and background the towns, areas, cultures, people
In the beginning of this article you say Idaho has the most ‘relaxed’ laws. I suggest they have not ‘relaxed’ laws but ” citizen friendly ” laws.
Read your comments about who’s crossing our southern border. Sorry to burst your bubble but my personal friends that work for customs and border patrol tell me a whole different story. Over 10 years ago they were saying that half of the illegals they caught were NOT from central and South America!!! Most were Chinese and Middle Eastern. All were young men of military age. They documenting these numbers but the powers that be down played them so they don’t show up in any reports that the public can see. Still have friends there that say it is worse now.
Sorry to say Jim…you are beating a dead horse. You will never get any of them to assimilate reason or fact. They are who they are and like Covid19, there is only one working vaccine for them and that is held in secret.
As said before, Does America talk the talk, walk the walk?
The 4 horsemen are here and 3 more coming. The first beaten dead horse is famine right? Likely represents the supply chain breakdowns. Most Severely the food chain supply system.
In Europe the govt is trying to cancel small farmlands offering money or confiscation. The farmers there have been fighting an uphill battle.
Is it really the vegans and climate activists behind the mayhem? Or the UN using these useful idiots for complete global control?
Why don’t we get the UN out of America, or is it too late?
Yeah what’s interesting there has always been at the start of America, GOD’s country. People who defend it and those that want to destroy it it.
We see Biden is the final push, the real Trojan Horse of our number 1 and 2 adversaries and their minions. The next 9-11 if we can survive will be the undoing of America.
The military age male and female illegals, where are they going to?
Will the next revolution be televised or maybe the electrical grid will be overwhelmed by all the electrical appliances? Cali can’t afford to have 100% EV’s or electric stoves due to a deteriorating electrical grid.
How much backup electrical supplies like transformers does America have? That are not made in CCP?
Not only that we have feminized males in the military and places like BUB-Lite beer. Telling us to drink their Kook-aid drinks. Go woke go broke!
Yeah they document and release them into the stash houses as American citizen replacements. Once Fentanyl finally eliminates any resistance to the globalist in charge.
I live in Texas. What Jim says is true. Military aged middle easterners. Plus the Cali infiltrators. They get run out and come here to vote the same way as what run them out. Insanity. Stay away from Texas.
Agree, unfortunately there are quite a few commonsense Cali residents living in Cali. These people can’t afford to leave as the lib’s can to bring their stupidity.
As mentioned by conservatives in Cali;
The few lib’s in Cali spoil it for the rest of the State’s population. Unfortunately the politicians, lawyer, judges, activists rule in a liberal mindset. The working non-union skilled trades are being shadow banned by union activism.
The Cali big Blue cities are havens for liberals that vote for one party. The Rural areas are RED orientated.
Unfortunately the Blue scum have been taking over such areas too. The fixed income Seniors would like to move out. Can’t afford to.
Some idiot Cali progressives like NYC want to charge people moving with a tax.
Did you know the homeless crisis was started by East Coast liberal mayors sending their problems on busses headed West? Yeah there is another untold story to the problem. Now these politicians have linked up with other mayors. To make a cottage industry of the homeless. Poverty pimps.
The Sanctuary Blue State Status was invented by liberals to funnel money around. The religious services like catholic charities has helped illegals gain access to America.
When do American’s say ENOUGH!, H*LL NO?
Obama has a little job for the Muslim fighters he brought in since he was president. Many estimate 150,000 or so. I’d suggest it’s more than that. Some suggest he’s gotten them GPS coordinates that change daily, on the easiest ways to enter the US, with their copious gear. (detonators, charges, fuses, cell phone triggers….. what’s IN those backpacks?)
The author of this article didn’t do enough good research on Idaho, several misstatements are present. I live in Idaho, and it is not a preppers paradise any longer, those days passed many years ago. Idaho has libtards and rhinos running the show now. Property taxes are going up, property prices are no longer affordable, and there are trailers and trash heaps everywhere. Don’t move to Idaho. Look at Arkansas Mississippi Tennessee etc. Hollywood ruined Montana and Wyoming and now they ruining Idaho too.
This describes where I live and it’s not in Idaho
Me too. Except it ain’t freezing and doesn’t have permafrost. I swear these articles are written by real estate agents
Your statement that Idaho was a place most people never heard of would be ridiculous except that most people come out of public schools and universities in country basically uneducated.
If the author thinks most people in this audience haven’t heard of Idaho, said author is clueless.
Idaho is a terrific state I agree, however the Boise area is “NOT” flat!!! Did you miss Bogus Basin ski resort? Table Rock? Boise’s foothills, the Owyhee mountains? Yes there is a Valley but not flat, I moved to ND, now that’s flat!
ID got to expensive & politics are changing not sure it’s to the betterment of the “People”!!!
RULE #1…….. if this is also your bug out place !!!!
DO NOT yourself, nor let anyone else, even bring their personal human, coded, ID recognizing, taking pics and video without permission or activation ……….. ALWAYS ON and listening ………. google map locating cell phone along.
Turning cell phones OFF does almost nothing. I’ve run battery life tests leaving them on and “thinking” you turned them off, and it’s almost the same —- meaning that baby is ON folks.
Edward Snowden, former NSA agent, has a thing on YouTube on your cell phone you might want to watch. Your cell phone betrays you daily.
How simple but idiotic one would take that horrid device right TO your bugout bungalo. Duh. You just drew them a map, took pics, and sent them to Big Bro. Be smart.
Those of you who ALREADY took your cell phone, you or wife or kids, to your hide away, you ALREADY told the gubbermint exactly where it is. Good job.
I live in Florida and it has a lot of advantages, some disadvantages as well, just like anywhere in the country.
You can make it anywhere you find yourself, if you’re motivated and resourceful and make good decisions.
You can fail anywhere you find yourself if you make bad decisions.
Just get the hell out of crowded areas, get with good, honest hard working people and get on a piece of land you can create self sufficiency.
Keep it simple.