Visiting the Boise State football field’s blue turf

Visiting the Boise State football field’s blue turf

Boise State University and Boise State football are known for the 2006 Fiesta Bowl, Coach Pete, and especially their blue field — or, smurf turf, as some call it. The Boise State Football field actually has a really interesting history and is a fun place to visit in...
11 Boise breweries: Your guide to beer in Boise, Idaho

11 Boise breweries: Your guide to beer in Boise, Idaho

Boise, Idaho has not traditionally been known as a beer town, but things are changing. Dozens of breweries have popped up in the area, and even more out-of-town breweries are moving into town. If you find yourself in the City of Trees, here are some of the best...
Idaho State Historical Museum: Learn about Idaho’s past

Idaho State Historical Museum: Learn about Idaho’s past

Visiting the Idaho State Museum in Boise, Idaho is a must next time you are in Idaho’s capital city. The museum has gone through a lot of changes recently, and it’s full of Idaho history so you can learn (or re-learn) all about the state. The Idaho State...
Visiting the Boise Rose Garden in Julia Davis Park

Visiting the Boise Rose Garden in Julia Davis Park

The Rose Garden in Boise’s Julia Davis Park is a treasure not many cities have. It is located near Capitol Boulevard in downtown Boise, near Zoo Boise, the Idaho State Museum, and Boise Art Museum. The Rose Garden is a popular destination for weddings in Boise,...
Family-friendly fun: Visiting Roaring Springs and Wahooz

Family-friendly fun: Visiting Roaring Springs and Wahooz

Roaring Springs and Wahooz are the a perfect family-friendly places to visit in Boise — actually Meridian, Idaho. Whether you are just visiting or are a lifetime resident, Roaring Springs and Wahooz are fun for kids and adults alike. Roaring Springs Roaring Springs is...
Visiting Boise’s Freak Alley: An entire block of public art [photos]

Visiting Boise’s Freak Alley: An entire block of public art [photos]

When visiting Boise, Freak Alley is a must-see. Freak Alley is a fairly new addition to the downtown Boise, Idaho area, but has quickly become important to the public art in the city. The alley is actually the largest outdoor art gallery in the Northwest, according to...
Boise Restaurants: Big City Coffee and Cafe in Boise, Idaho

Boise Restaurants: Big City Coffee and Cafe in Boise, Idaho

1416 W. Grove St. Boise, Idaho 83702 (208) 345-3145 Big City Coffee Website Big City Coffee & Cafe in downtown Boise, Idaho has quickly become a staple. The coffee shop offers so much more than just coffee, and has a kitschy atmosphere that makes it fun to grab a...
Visiting the Idaho State Capitol building

Visiting the Idaho State Capitol building

When visiting Boise, one of the most iconic buildings is the Idaho State Capitol building. There are plenty of ways to see the Capitol Building in Boise, whether on a tour of just walking on your own. Even though the Idaho State Capitol building is right in the middle...
Things to do in Boise, Idaho this summer

Things to do in Boise, Idaho this summer

Boise, Idaho is one of the rare cities that is amazing both in summer and winter. If you find yourself there during the hottest months of the year, you have quite a few things to choose from — whether you have kids or not, want to stay outdoors or indoors, and for any...