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,...
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...
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...
Hotels in Boise, Idaho: Residence Inn downtown Boise

Hotels in Boise, Idaho: Residence Inn downtown Boise

400 S. Capitol Blvd. Boise, Idaho 83702 (208) 424-9999 Residence Inn Downtown Boise Website The Residence Inn is one of the newest hotels in Boise, Idaho and especially one of the newest hotels in downtown Boise. The downtown area is growing quickly, with dozens of...
Visiting the Capital City Public Market in Boise, Idaho

Visiting the Capital City Public Market in Boise, Idaho

The Capital City Public Market is one of the most fun experiences in downtown Boise in summer. Although I had gone to the Capital City Public Market in Boise a few times a year, I never really appreciated all it had to offer until I moved home this time. You can...
Boise Restaurants: The Taphouse Pub & Eatery

Boise Restaurants: The Taphouse Pub & Eatery

760 W. Main St. Boise, Idaho 83702 (208) 336-6991 Taphouse Pub & Eatery Website The Taphouse Pub & Eatery in Boise has quickly become a staple of the downtown landscape. The Taphouse opened in 2012 by owner Brian Forde with the goal of offering the most taps...