Boise, Idaho


Boise is the capital of Idaho. The climate of Boise is semi-arid continental with hot and dry summers and moderately cold winters. This city is a hub for jazz, theater and indie music. The Basque community of Boise is one of the groups’ largest communities in the United States.

Places to visit:

Zoo Boise- Here you can experience animal exhibits, a kids farm, a butterfly area, and an amazing boat ride with incredible views.

Old Idaho Penitentiary Site- It’s a historic site which was a functional prison from 1872 to 1973. It’s the best place to explore and learn new things about the history of incarceration in America.

Ann Morrison Park- This is a large park with a variety of sport courts and clean fields, gardens, and riverside trails. This place is perfect for kids and to visit with friends and family.

The Egyptian Theater- It is a theater and concert venue in Boise and also the oldest theater in the city. It’s a wonderful place to watch old movies.

Idaho State Museum- Here you can find interactive exhibitions about the history of Idaho and its nature and culture.

World Center for Birds of Prey- An international non-profit organization which was founded in 1970. 

Boise Depot- Here you can view a landmark train that offers public tours and event space, plus it has a park ground and garden with an amazing city view.

Quinn's Pond- Fun family place to spend the day. This place is a local spot with beautiful views.

Wahooz Family Fun Zone- Entertainment center including mini-golf, go-karts, and arcade games.

Where to stay:

Hampton Inn & Suites Boise Downtown- It’s a modern hotel within a 4-minute walk from the Boise Art Museum and 4 miles from the airport. Great location, good parking facility, comfortable rooms, and great service.

Oxford Suites Boise- Very comfortable rooms with a pleasing interior. Provides free Wi-Fi, parking and complimentary breakfast.

Safari Inn Downtown-  Only a 6-minute walk from the entertainment and sports complex, CenturyLink Arena. Great drinks, good service and a good place to stay.