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Ranked #1 of 87 attractions in Boise
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Trails; Bodies of Water; Biking Trails
Flows through Boise and provides more than 25 miles of scenic paths for biking, hiking and jogging.
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Ranked #2 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Parks
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Ranked #3 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas

 The Peregrine Fund's World Center for Birds of Prey: Experience birds of prey eye-to-eye and explore the mysteries of their flight, survival, and relationship with humans. Live... more »

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Ranked #4 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: In 1872 the Idaho Territorial Prison opened its doors to some of the most desperate and mean criminals the West could offer.... more » Owner description: In 1872 the Idaho Territorial Prison opened its doors to some of the most desperate and mean criminals the West could offer. In 1973 the Idaho State Penitentiary closed to inmates. Now our doors are open for visitors to explore over 100 years of Idaho's unique prison history. Open year-round, visitors of the Old Idaho Penitentiary can walk through solitary confinement, cell blocks, and the gallows. Visit today and relive the Old Pen's exciting past of daring escapes, scandals, and executions. Call for more details about special events, educational programs and guided tours. « less
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Ranked #5 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #6 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
at Boise State University
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Ranked #7 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Government Buildings; Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #8 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Gardens

Set in what was formerly the yard of the Old Penitentiary, this botanical garden features an English garden, gazebo, meditation fountain, tree house platform, garden cottage, rose... more »

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Ranked #9 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Biking Trails

Get Maps and Trail Information on the Ridge to Rivers website. more »

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Ranked #10 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Movie Theaters

A brilliantly restored Art Deco theatre and home to Opera Idaho performances, film festivals, Gene Harris Jazz Festival and many other musical events. more »

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Ranked #11 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Parks; Gardens
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Ranked #12 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #13 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #14 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #15 of 87 attractions in Boise
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Ranked #16 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: History Museums; Museums
Contains exhibits and collections that provide a look at the Basque heritage, history and culture.
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Ranked #17 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings
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Ranked #18 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #19 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #20 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Parks
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Ranked #21 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Science Museums; Children's Museums
Hands-on math/science/technology exhibits for all ages.
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Ranked #22 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
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Ranked #23 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #24 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: State Parks
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Ranked #25 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #26 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #27 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Parks
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Ranked #28 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Parks
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Ranked #29 of 87 attractions in Boise
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #30 of 87 attractions in Boise
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