Where to find the best ice skating in Boise

Where to find the best ice skating in Boise

If you were to visit Boise 25 years ago, there would have been very few options for ice skating (actually, none). If locals wanted to ice skate in Boise, they would have had to make a three hour drive all the way to Sun Valley, Idaho. But now there are plenty of...
9 of our favorite downtown Boise hotels

9 of our favorite downtown Boise hotels

Boise, Idaho is an amazing place — and if it’s your first time here, you will definitely want to experience everything that downtown Boise has to offer. Here are our favorite downtown Boise hotels. Click the links below to skip to any of the following sections:...
Visiting the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial in Boise

Visiting the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial in Boise

The Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial in Boise is a unique monument in a picturesque setting. The memorial is dedicated to human rights, with information about many different historical stories. Boise Parks and Recreation maintains the memorial, which is also run...
Visiting Boise State football field’s blue turf

Visiting 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...