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Hyde Park

13th Street, Boise, ID 83702
Boise Visitors Bureau: 208 344 7777
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Ranked #31 of 86 attractions in Boise
Type: Neighborhoods
Most recent review
- May 6, 2014
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Jax, FL
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199 reviews 199 reviews
96 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The few blocks that make up this area of Boise, are walkable, friendly , and offer a few shops, cafes', candy and coffee shops. There is a real sense of neighborhood here, at the foot of the Camelback Mts. My husband and I enjoyed lunch ( great Cobb Salad, grilled chicken sandwiches, burgers) at Harry's Pub and Grill there. Nice... More

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St. Albert, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We had several local people telling us to go to Hyde Park. Not really sure what the buzz was all about. About 2 blocks of stores and restaurants and that's it...i was sorely disappointed by the area, i was expecting so much more!

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Hemet
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137 reviews 137 reviews
25 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

As tourists visiting Boise I am glad that made the time to actually go to the Ice Cream and Candy store and walk the two or three short blocks to see what was there. We had been in the area earlier in our visit to bicycle to Camelback Park and get some fresh produce at the tent set up off... More

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Boise, Idaho
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Hyde Park offers a several locally owned shops, eateries, and watering holes. I say this instead of bars because the atmosphere is so different than the average bar scene. Hyde Park is more of a family friendly area, but doesn't offer a lot for younger kids. However, Camelback Park is just down the street and kids love it. The park... More

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Boise, Idaho
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Hyde Park is interesting. I know many people who live in Boise (myself included) who love this part of town. I find it to be a little bit of a throwback from the '70s. Lots of hippie types and New Age shops. Some of the restaurants I hear are good, but I don't spend much time there.

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Juneau, Alaska
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

As other reviewers have said, this very small historic area in North Boise has cute shops, a couple of cafes, and some restored buildings. It's the kind of effort that has been tried in OldTown Sacramento, Gastown in Vancouver, BC, Port Townsend, Washington, and it really is fine for a first visit, or if you are a local, it may... More

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Eagle, Idaho
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

I'm not sure what I was expecting but I was definately expecting more. This is a quaint little area in an old neighorhood with overpriced odd shops and overpriced small resturants and pubs. If you like that sort of thing, okay but not for me.

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Bedminster, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

I walked to Hyde Park from Boise - it's quite a hike. It's a cute town with plenty of trendy restaurants and antique shops. I enjoyed visiting the book store - it's unusual and worth the stop.

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Boise, Idaho
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We only go to Hyde Park area when the Tropical Cowboys are playing at the Sun Ray. Love their music and makes it worthwhile. Otherwise, the area doesn't have a lot of dining variety and is filled with left-wing nut cases that spoil the environment of the area.

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Boise, Idaho
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Having grown up a few blocks from Hyde Park and back living in the same location, I have witnessed the evolution of Hyde Park over the past 30 years. I used to ride my bike as a kid over there, and wander around the used book store that is still there (yay!), then I'd hit the gas station, which I... More

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