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Ranked #1 of 71 attractions in Boise
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Parks; Biking Trails; Trails; Bodies of Water
Flows through Boise and provides more than 25 miles of scenic paths for biking, hiking and jogging.
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Ranked #2 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #3 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks

 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 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks

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 #5 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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 #6 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Biking Trails

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

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Ranked #7 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Government Buildings; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #9 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
at Boise State University
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Ranked #10 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #12 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #13 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
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Ranked #14 of 71 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 #15 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #16 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #17 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #18 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Children's Museums; Science Museums; Museums
Hands-on math/science/technology exhibits for all ages.
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Ranked #19 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #20 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #21 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #22 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #23 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Libraries; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #24 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: State Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #25 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: Boise Art Glass is Boise, Idaho’s only Glassblowing Studio and Gallery open to the public. We offer classes, supplies,... more » Owner description: Boise Art Glass is Boise, Idaho’s only Glassblowing Studio and Gallery open to the public. We offer classes, supplies, torch/furnace rentals, custom orders, and demonstrations. As a gallery and studio you are able to watch us create while viewing the existing artwork or you can schedule a free demonstration for a group of people. For more information on taking a class, please look at our website or give us a call. « less
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Ranked #26 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
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Ranked #27 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #28 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Convention Centers; Traveler Resources
Owner description: Boise Centre is Idaho’s premier convention center for meetings, conferences, and social events. With a front-row view of the... more » Owner description: Boise Centre is Idaho’s premier convention center for meetings, conferences, and social events. With a front-row view of the Boise National Forest and the pristine Boise River, Boise Centre is located right in the heart of beautiful downtown Boise, Idaho.Boise Centre offers 50,000 sq. ft. of exhibition/ meeting space—featuring a 25,000 sq. ft. ballroom, an auditorium that seats 375, state-of-the-art digital signage, wireless Internet throughout the facility, superb food and top-notch service. It’s the perfect venue for your next meeting, exhibit or event. « less
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Ranked #29 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Habitat for many species, including the golden eagle and the peregrine falcon.
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Ranked #30 of 71 attractions in Boise
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
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