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Boise Idaho

Found 131 blog entries about Boise Idaho.

The Gem State’s largest city is popular for so many different things, and there is no shortage of great entertainment to be found there. No matter what outdoor or indoor activities you enjoy, you are bound to find something for you in Boise! If you are spending time in the area and you have a particular passion for good music, you are in luck! There are so many amazing places to go and enjoy great music, and there are some fantastically talented local artists that you will have the pleasure of hearing if you know where to go!

During the warmer months that the state is praised for, the Idaho Botanical Garden is one of the greatest places in Boise to go and have a great outdoor concert experience! During the summer season, The Botanical Garden has

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When you think of the City of Trees, what comes to your mind? If you are a resident of Idaho, the actual city was probably on your mind. But really, Boise is a fantastical city surrounded by the magic of Idaho’s natural spender. It has done a lot to earn the name City of Trees since it came into being with so many trees planted within and without the city and a vibe that makes it difficult to realize a difference between Boise and the rest of Idaho that there is less city and more nature. Boise is a city worth exploring but since it is the largest city in Idaho, you are probably going to need a few highlights to start with. Here are the parts of the city you might consider making a point to visit early in your tour.

I would say the main point of

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While you may not hear music from Boise, Idaho at the top of the charts, one thing is for sure— Boise’s local music scene has heart. Idaho’s quickly growing capital city is full of cozy little nooks and exciting larger venues that are sure to give every listener something to love. Whether it’s a relaxed, easy-listening environment you’re looking for, or a fast-paced, upbeat one, you’ll have all the options when you come to Boise! Here are a few local gems you should pay a visit to while you explore the City of Trees.

If it’s good sound you’re after, get a group together and head over to Neurolux. Often described as having a very relaxed and hipster environment, Neurolux is one of the top spots in Boise to see live music. Open from noon to two in

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Boise, Idaho is ideally located for anyone wanting to do some hiking. Since the city is nestled right next to the foothills, there is a myriad of opportunities for hiking. There are all kinds of trails from easy quick hikes, to longer ones that are more difficult. No matter what your level of skill is when it comes to hiking, the Boise area has something for you.

Let’s start off simple. If you have no hiking experience at all, but you still want to get a good jaunt in, the Greenbelt is an excellent choice. It’s also great for casual jaunts with friends or family, a leisurely break by the river, or a nice run. The Greenbelt is a paved path that runs along the Boise River. There is no elevation change, and a great thing about traveling along the

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Boise is by far the largest city in the great state of Idaho, and as such, you’ll find so many great things to do there. Whether you just recently moved to the city, have lived there for a long time, or are just paying a visit, you are sure to find something fresh, new, and fun to do in the city. There are some really interesting and unique tourist attractions to check out, some places that are favorites to the locals, and of course, just like the rest of the state, Boise is home to some absolutely amazing sights to see that will take your breath away.

One classic spot where many enjoy spending a day in the Boise area is Zoo Boise. As the biggest zoo available in the Gem State, Zoo Boise does not disappoint when it comes to great attractions and

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Can a big city be friendly to the environment? It is pretty likely that as you have spent time in larger cities you have seen a lot of trash on the sides of the road and on the sidewalks, and a disappointing amount of pollution clouding the sky. Not to mention all of the energy that goes into powering the many buildings and other things throughout the city. It is sad because a big city is an absolutely gorgeous thing when it is well-kept. Ideally, the local government and the citizens in a city would have the same mindset and work together to keep the area they live in looking nice. This is exactly what Boise is! Even though it is the largest city in the Gem State, it is remarkably well taken care of for its size, and one of the best things about

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There are so many great things to do in the Boise area during this part of the year. Boise is filled with awesome places to visit to help make your summer memorable, and there are plenty of sights to check out in nearby cities in the Treasure Valley as well!

It is hard to talk about the summer season in the Boise area without referencing the fantastic Roaring Springs waterpark! As the biggest waterpark in the Northwestern United States, there are so many fun and awesome things to do for people of all ages, including thrillingly fast waterslides, raft rides, a wave pool, and a lazy river. There is also food and drinks available for purchase at the park, as well as swim diapers and lockers for your convenience. Although it is technically located in

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One of the beauties of the Boise area is that new gems are still being discovered all the time. Despite having hundreds of well-established reserves, parks, lakes, and nature paths, there is still more to find within minutes of the Treasure Valley. Hyatt Hidden Lakes Reserve is one of those “hidden” treasures that was opened in 2012. Due to the generosity of the Hyatt family and the desire of Boiseans to preserve the natural beauty and history of the area, 44 acres of open space and natural wildlife have been opened to the public ideal for enjoying scenic views and enjoyable surroundings, fresh air, and learn about sustaining the native beauties of the Boise habitat and wildlife. There are guided tours and unaccompanied opportunities to explore the

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The journey to the top of Lucky Peak Dam is proof that a journey truly can be as beautiful as the destination. The Boise River Greenbelt trail and parallel road climb to the top of the dam and up to the reservoir. A number of beautiful and cultural hotspots line the trip up to Lucky Peak, including excellent scenic landscapes through Boise’s tree-lined downtown, followed by a stretch of beautiful natural scenery. Some other great surprises along the road include the outdoor stage for Boise’s Shakespearean Festival, nature gardens and parks, exotic-looking native flowers and plant life, and recreation hotspots near the base of the dam. A treasure valley favorite includes the rooster tail of the dam in spring blasting a beautiful stream of water into

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The state of Idaho is filled to the brim with great places to go for a weekend-long camping trip or have an adventurous week of backpacking. However, you may not have more than a day to get out and enjoy the beautiful nature that Idaho has to offer. You’ll find that in addition to long trails, there are many day hiking trails in the Boise area! In the city and the surrounding area are hundreds of magnificent spots with gorgeous sights to enjoy all around! You may be in the most populous city in the state, but that doesn’t mean that nature is too far away!

Nature is in fact very close, as you’ll find when you go for a stroll down this trail. Along the Boise River, a true icon of the Treasure Valley is a path called the Boise River Greenbelt. The

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