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Boise
Nature is a big part of Boise, Idaho. The snow-capped Rocky Mountains serve as a backdrop, the Boise River and its riverfront paths wind through the city and skiing is a short drive away. Boise's varied museums include the Idaho History Museum, the Boise Art Museum, the Basque Museum and Cultural Center and the interactive Discovery Museum of Idaho. Unique attractions include Old Idaho Penitentiary and historic Pioneer Village. Old Boise offers shopping, dining, culture and nightlife.

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Boise River Greenbelt
Boise River Greenbelt
Flows through Boise and provides more than 25 miles of scenic paths for biking, hiking and jogging.
Attraction type: Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Trails; Bodies of Water; Biking Trails
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Old Idaho Penitentiary
Old Idaho Penitentiary
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... 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
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Ridge to River Trail System
Ridge to River Trail System
Attraction type: Biking Trails
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Idaho State Capitol Building
Idaho State Capitol Building
Attraction type: Government Buildings; Monuments/ Statues
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Kathryn Albertson Park
Kathryn Albertson Park
Attraction type: Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Tango's Subs and Empanadas
Tango's Subs and Empanadas
Ranked #1 of 652 restaurants in Boise
Cuisines: Argentinean
Goodwood Barbecue Company
Goodwood Barbecue Company
Ranked #2 of 652 restaurants in Boise
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Barbacoa
Barbacoa
Ranked #3 of 652 restaurants in Boise
Price: $20 - $40
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Mexican
Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
The Riverside Grill
The Riverside Grill
Ranked #4 of 652 restaurants in Boise
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Bombay Grill
Bombay Grill
Ranked #5 of 652 restaurants in Boise
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Homewood Suites Boise
3.0 of 5
Homewood Suites Boise
$84 - $150
Ranked #3 of 56 hotels in Boise
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Hampton Inn & Suites Boise Spectrum
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Boise Spectrum
$109 - $140
Ranked #4 of 56 hotels in Boise
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Bond Street Motel Apartments
Bond Street Motel Apartments
$76 - $77
Ranked #5 of 56 hotels in Boise
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel 43
4.0 of 5
Hotel 43
$112 - $239
Ranked #19 of 56 hotels in Boise
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