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Visiting the Treasure Valley or the city of Boise in the springtime has the potential to make any experience into memories that last a lifetime. There are droves of indoor and outdoor activities waiting to be enjoyed, additionally the surroundings are filled with beautiful scenery. The following are things to do in Boise, a few examples of what there is to do, places to go, and ways to get the adventures started (especially if already living within Treasure Valley and planning out items for spring break!). Note, many of these activities will continue during the summer.

Wildflower tour

Take a walk, stroll, or jaunt on the wildflower side of the city with area trails that lead through the beautiful foothills of Boise. Make way through…

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Known as the City of Trees, Boise's convenient access to outdoor attractions and thriving economy draw visitors from in and around the area to enjoy the beautiful scenery and downtown amenities. While many folks may choose to spend their time at the same local hotspots, Boise has much more to offer and makes every day an opportunity for experiencing some of the best this area offers, most especially with the recent boom of newcomers and new Boise based businesses. Live like a local, enjoy area events, outdoor destinations, and discover why Boise is the ideal place to call home.

Hidden among a sea of trees and endless miles of untouched wilderness, Boise boasts the ideal balance between city living and access to the great outdoors. Boise is full…

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Planning a weekend adventure might include waking up to mountain views, the sound of river water, and nature at its best. Whatever you enjoy tackling for your project calendar, consider adding a few of Boise's top rated destinations to the list of things to do. Find this quick and easy list filled with fun destinations in and around Downtown Boise. Keep in mind a few fun goals to help everyone stay busy enjoying some of the best the city has to offer.

Downtown Boise 

World travelers, tourists, and residents alike flock to Boise's various downtown districts for an inspiring experience time and time again. A collaboration of swanky shops, delicious delicatessen, ridiculously delicious restaurants, and eateries is complemented by historic…

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The start to the new year begins with endless indoor and outdoor activity opportunities waiting to be discovered within the Greater Treasure Valley. 


The Boise Foothills - Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center

3188 Sunset Peak Road

Boise, ID 83702

The Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center offers a building with exhibits centered around learning about the surrounding areas natural resources, science, as well as the local cultural and ecological heritage. The center is open Monday thru Friday 9am - 3pm and boasts two classrooms for educational programs, with outdoor opportunities from sunrise to sunset including a native plant garden, self guided trail with interpretive signage, as well as designated areas ideal for taking a midday break…

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Whether you’ve lived in Boise your whole life or have decided to call Boise home recently it’s about that time when preparing for winter fun, festivities, and the finer details that tend to help make the holiday season one to remember joyfully!  Have you ever had a moment where you take a minute to chuckle at the mess you’ve created or unintentionally found yourself in. You know the time where you’ve done something so silly that all you can do is laugh at the moment and shrug it off. Well, no matter how silly one of those moments may feel, generally most of us tend to do our best not to relive misfortunes and try to better prepare or avoid mishaps all together. Below you will find a list of items to help better prepare for winter:


It may be time…

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Taking time to explore some of the opportunities for outdoor activities in Boise is a great way to get familiar with the area and the community. There are countless ways to spend a day here. A common and popular destination for outdoor activity opportunities will be one of the many local area parks. Find Julia Davis Municipal Park adjacent to Downtown Boise, the Boise River, and the Boise River Greenbelt. The spacious grassy areas offer opportunities to enjoy open play areas with a favorite book or perhaps sport, places ideal for gatherings, picnics, or preferred activity.

Taking a moment to enjoy the tranquil surroundings, one will likely discover folks out meandering, utilizing the greenbelt to access desired destinations, including local…

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What brings everyone to Boise?
Located along the lower half of the Rocky Mountains, Boise ranks as one of the fastest-growing cities in the Pacific Northwest, with a population of around 229,993+/- residents. Spanning over 85+/- miles, Boise accounts for a larger portion of the Treasure Valley metropolis encompassing the cities of Boise, Meridian, Nampa, Eagle, Star, Kuna, Caldwell, and Middleton. This moderately sized metro is an epicenter for startups, major employers, and companies, including J.R. Simplot, Micron, Fred Meyer, St. Luke's, UPS, Norco, and more, employing over 40,000+/- individuals in the area. With an unemployment rate of only 2.2% as of November, Boise's flourishing economy continues to attract real estate investors, and homebuyers…

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Boise Park's are popular for several reasons; finding the reasons motivating you to discover some of the best outdoor amenities offered in Boise may help you understand why so many people enjoy calling Boise home! Today, we will continue reviewing amenities provided at each park, surrounding area destinations, and locations. Southeastern Idaho's awe-inspiring display of autumn leaves, lovely harvest fragrances, and pleasant fall temperatures are just a few reasons to enjoy calling Idaho home and enjoy all the perks of the surrounding parks!

Bowden Park - 3230 W. Edson St., Boise (South Boise)

Bowden Park is a modest 3-acre park drenched in mature tree life. Come fall, the park transforms into a beautiful ocean of rainbow-colored leaves. Take…

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Boise is an urban paradise complete with gorgeous views of the foothills, vibrant culture, a lively downtown scene, and endless potential. Beloved by many, Boise boasts the ideal balance between big-city amenities and access to some of the state's most incredible outdoor recreation destinations. While the city provides plenty of entertainment, the possibilities for day trip adventures are virtually endless. Plan your next escapade and consider spending the day exploring all that Idaho's natural landscapes and miles of uncultivated wilderness have to offer. Below are a few excellent trip ideas an hour or so from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Lucky Peak

Boise, Idaho

Made up of three distinct recreation units, Discovery, Sandy Point, and…

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Boise is one of the last extraordinary western urban areas remaining that provides an ultimate sense of in-town and out-of-town retreat-like atmosphere. Boise is set along the lower regions of the Rocky Mountains, alongside the Boise River and an ocean of trees. A few of Boise's most preferred characteristics include employment opportunities, seemingly limitless outdoor opportunities and amenities, an all-encompassing culture, and downtown attractions. An excellent vacation destination and great real estate prospect, discover all that Boise has to offer and find out why so many choose to call Idaho home!

Boise is also home to one of the only remaining metropolitans in the Nation, surrounded for over a hundred miles by communities with populations…

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