Boise Vacations

United States
Boise, the capital of Idaho, has much more to offer than the stereotypical potatoes, although its initial growth was thanks to the Simplot spud industry. The name Boise is said to refer to the trees, noted by an early French explorer. (Les Bois is French for woods). The Boise River …

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Things to see and do in Boise

Jenifer J | Trip by SkyscannerBoise River Greenbelt
Boise River Greenbelt
Justin Marty | FlickrBogus Basin
Bogus Basin
Jana J | Trip by SkyscannerDowntown Boise
Downtown Boise
Dan Gregson | FlickrZoo Boise
Zoo Boise
The Knowles Gallery | FlickrIdaho Botanical Garden
Idaho Botanical Garden
Fokket | FlickrKathryn Albertson Park
Kathryn Albertson Park
kencf0618 | FlickrCapital City Public Market
Capital City Public Market
cifraser1 | FlickrBoise River
Boise River
cifraser1 | FlickrBoise Art Museum
Boise Art Museum

Reviews of Boise

Shari E
Shari ENampa, Idaho

Idaho is one of our country's best kept secrets. The area around Boise is rich in beauty, with quiet streams, beautiful mountains and abundant wildlife. There are places nearby to hike, fish, play in the water or play in the snow depending on the time of year. The scenic drives are amazing. The Sawtooth mountains soar nearby and are a wonderful day trip. Idaho City, an old mining town, has a wonderful hot springs to soak my cares away.

Lexy Leahy
Lexy LeahyIndianapolis, Indiana, USA

For both the city lover and the outdoor enthusiast. Boise has a university, a river, rock climbing, great food, markets, sports teams, hiking and biking trails, a ski mountain, a vibrant art scene and so much more. Boise is a family-friendly town that has something for everyone.

Aaron Newman
Aaron NewmanBoise, Idaho

During the summer Boise weather is fantastic. They have great restaurants, and many family oriented activities. The downtown night life is great. Some of the summer activities include Beer Fest, Music Fest, Floating the Boise river from Barber Park to Downtown.

Soumya Poduri
Soumya PoduriBoise, Idaho

Good time in the park. Very crowded and a long wait before the show started. Once the show started we had a great time looking at all the different balloons. It was a little disappointing that none of the balloons left ground.

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