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...
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...
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...
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...
Walking, running, or bicycling the Boise Greenbelt (map)

Walking, running, or bicycling the Boise Greenbelt (map)

The Boise Greenbelt (map below) is a gem in the middle of a capital city, which is unique in itself. I never really experienced the greenbelt when I lived here before, but now I try to walk or run or bicycle on the greenbelt every day if possible. The greenbelt...
Driving to or hiking Table Rock Boise, Idaho

Driving to or hiking Table Rock Boise, Idaho

Table Rock is one of the most iconic areas of Boise, for a few reasons. Not only does it have a giant cross at the top, which is illuminated every night, but it is also the most popular hike in Boise. Learn more about Table Rock Boise and how to get to the top. Click...