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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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Kathryn Albertson Park
Kathryn Albertson Park
Attraction type: Parks
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World Center For Birds of Prey
World Center For Birds of Prey
Owner description: Experience birds of prey eye-to-eye and explore the mysteries of their flight, survival, and relationship with humans. Live bird demonstrations and falconry heritage tours... more Owner description: Experience birds of prey eye-to-eye and explore the mysteries of their flight, survival, and relationship with humans. Live bird demonstrations and falconry heritage tours complement hands-on exhibits for all ages. Enjoy panoramic views of the Treasure Valley from the interpretive trail and gazebo, or browse the gift shop. Admissions and purchases support conservation programs worldwide. less
Attraction type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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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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The Flicks
The Flicks
Attraction type: Movie Theaters
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Hilltop Station
Hilltop Station
Ranked #1 of 664 Restaurants in Boise
Cuisines: Pizza
Goodwood Barbecue Company
Goodwood Barbecue Company
Ranked #2 of 664 Restaurants in Boise
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Bardenay Restaurant & Distillery
Bardenay Restaurant & Distillery
Ranked #3 of 664 Restaurants in Boise
Price:
Cuisines: International
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Bleubird
Bleubird
Ranked #4 of 664 Restaurants in Boise
Cuisines: American
Janjou Patisserie
Janjou Patisserie
Ranked #5 of 664 Restaurants in Boise
Price: $3 - $10
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dessert

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Homewood Suites Boise
3.0 of 5
Homewood Suites Boise
$102 - $186
Ranked #2 of 55 hotels in Boise
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Hampton Inn & Suites Boise Spectrum
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Boise Spectrum
$99 - $161
Ranked #4 of 55 hotels in Boise
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Bond Street Motel Apartments
3.0 of 5
Bond Street Motel Apartments
$77 - $96
Ranked #5 of 55 hotels in Boise
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel 43
4.0 of 5
Hotel 43
$143 - $245
Ranked #22 of 55 hotels in Boise
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