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Garden
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The Idaho Botanical Garden (IBG) is a nonprofit botanical garden located on 50 acres (200,000 m2) at 2355 North Old Penitentiary Road, Boise,
Government Building
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The Idaho State Capitol in Boise is the home of the government of the state of Idaho. Although Lewiston, Idaho, briefly served as Idaho's cap
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Turn Boise into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 3-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Note: Pricing is per individual, but teams must book together in order to be included in the same adventure.
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Hiking Trail
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A lush greenspace, Boise River Greenbelt stretches over 32 km (20 mi). This once-neglected space was once used for dumping trash. In the 1960
Wildlife Area
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The World Center for Birds of Prey in Boise, Idaho, is the headquarters for The Peregrine Fund, an international non-profit organization foun
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Boise

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From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The city is proud to support a large Basque population from northern Spain, and it embraces that culture with food and art. An area dedicated to this heritage, the Basque Block neighborhood showcases the cuisine of Spain with restaurants, exhibits, and events. With a population of only 214,000, this capital is the largest city in the state. However, its cultural offerings rival larger cities in number and quality. The city boasts a pedestrian street downtown with sidewalk cafes, small shops, galleries, and performance venues, as well as the domed state capitol building. Our United States route planning site allows you to schedule your trip to Boise, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.

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Where to stay in Boise

Consider a stay in the city's historical Northend neighborhood, which offers a number of cultural activities, including a public art tour and festivals throughout the year. Lodgings in the downtown area offer convenient access to the central attractions.
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