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Inside Background
Boise may be a fairly young city, even by American standards (the site of the...
Last edited: June 17, 2006
The Boise experience is different for each resident, and each visitor—the city...
Last edited: June 16, 2006
With its energetic but not frenetic pace of life, its modern tree-lined...
Last edited: June 18, 2006
Although the state of Idaho may be known for its spuds, the capital city is...
Last edited: June 15, 2006
Boise is composed of a number of distinct neighborhoods, each with its own feel...
Last edited: June 15, 2006
To start off your Boise visit on the right foot, you might want to stop by one...
Last edited: February 08, 2012
The terrain of Idaho is extremely variable from one region to another; the...
Last edited: June 17, 2006
Inside Transportation
The Boise metropolitan area is served by Boise Airport (BOI), which in turn is...
Last edited: June 17, 2006
Boise is a large city for its population, but it is fairly easy to navigate as...
Last edited: June 20, 2014
The ValleyRide bus service, provided by the Valley Regional Transit company, is...
Last edited: June 18, 2006
Inside Things to Do
Clean, green and family-friendly, Boise is a great place to take the kids, and...
Last edited: July 07, 2007
The Boise Greenbelt runs along the Boise River and stretches for miles.  It...
Last edited: September 26, 2013
Table Rock, Boise Table Rock is interesting to look at and to look from.  This...
Last edited: April 04, 2007
Boise was founded by hardworking pioneers and tireless prospectors, but that...
Last edited: June 16, 2006
The typical tourist attractions in Boise are sure to entertain whether you’re...
Last edited: May 24, 2013
With tons of seasonal concerts and outdoor performances, numerous...
Last edited: June 16, 2006
Idaho’s capital was born amidst the frenzy of the Gold Rush, and Boise...
Last edited: June 16, 2006
Much of Idaho’s landscape is dominated by the majestic Rocky Mountains, which...
Last edited: June 16, 2006
A lot of Idaho's rivers are popular for sports.  During the summer probably the...
Last edited: April 08, 2007
A brilliantly restored Art Deco theatre and home to Opera Idaho performances...
Last edited: February 02, 2011
Set in what was formerly the yard of the Old Penitentiary, this botanical...
Last edited: July 17, 2013
Get Maps and Trail Information on the Ridge to Rivers website.
Last edited: May 11, 2010
 The Peregrine Fund's World Center for Birds of Prey: Experience birds of prey...
Last edited: March 14, 2013
Inside Dining Scene
Boise offers a wide variety of dining options, and you won't have trouble...
Last edited: July 22, 2014
Addie's downtown offers breakfast, as does the ever popular Goldy's.  Elmer's...
Last edited: July 22, 2014
Several local restaurants offer outdoor patio dining when the weather permits...
Last edited: July 22, 2014
If you are in the mood for Italian, Alavita in downtown Boise, Gino's...
Last edited: July 22, 2014
Brunch can be hard to find in Boise, but a few regular Sunday brunch options...
Last edited: July 22, 2014
Andrade's offers a welcomed change from the usual melted cheese and beans...
Last edited: January 31, 2007
Locavore specializes in breakfast dishes and gourmet café they also offer an...
Last edited: April 22, 2011
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: March 27, 2016
A little preparation will help simplify the process of entering the United...
Last edited: July 17, 2016
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: September 15, 2016
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?   100°F...
Last edited: December 21, 2015
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: April 12, 2014
While tipping is not mandatory in most of the United States, it is customary in...
Last edited: June 26, 2016
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: September 21, 2014
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: February 28, 2015
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: October 02, 2010
I have in the past, hired from Alamo, but having never needed to amend...
Last edited: September 12, 2016
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: December 17, 2015
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
A popular holiday destination for international travellers is the United States...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: May 04, 2014
An important task prior to your international travel is to determine what visa...
Last edited: August 30, 2014
How to Save Money while travelling - Transportation A major expenditure when...
Last edited: October 20, 2014
When traveling, one of the major expenditures that must be planned is food and...
Last edited: September 19, 2014
A common discussion within travel communities is the question of independent...
Last edited: September 17, 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: April 08, 2013
A common question seen on many of the Tripadvisor forums is something along the...
Last edited: October 26, 2014
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: April 29, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: August 24, 2016
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: June 19, 2016
For those out there exploring the opportunity to travel around the world on a...
Last edited: September 18, 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: September 09, 2014
Travellers often schedule multiple cities during their holidays. When doing...
Last edited: November 11, 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: December 10, 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
One of the most common mistakes people make when traveling is being overly...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: September 09, 2016
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: October 28, 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: January 11, 2014
It is always exciting to travel USA. But before you start travelling, you...
Last edited: October 20, 2015
If you are a citizen of a foreign country, and not a resident or citizen of the...
Last edited: April 18, 2017