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Boise Tourism and Sightseeing
Boise's designation as the 'urban gateway to the outdoors' speaks volumes. Urban amenities include a vibrant downtown, accommodations to suit any budget and culinary offerings from casual and fine dining to ethnic treats and comfy coffee houses. Culture is plentiful and includes ballet and dance companies, live concerts throughout the summer months, a philharmonic orchestra and opera company as well as community, contemporary and Shakespearean theater. Boise has many interesting and educational attractions including the World Center for Birds of Prey, Old Idaho Territorial Penitentiary, Zoo Boise and the Basque Museum. Outdoor recreation is just minutes away. Enjoy foothills hiking and biking trails, the 25-mile Boise Greenbelt path system, numerous parks and the Boise River - perfect for fishing or tubing. A 45-minute drive to nearby desert canyon lands and scenic mountains provides more recreation options, like whitewater rafting, hiking, camping and wildlife viewing. Boise's urban comforts combined with its many outdoor recreation opportunities make Boise the perfect vacation destination.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. Visitor Information. View Map.


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Boise Trolley Tours
Boise Trolley Tours
Tour in Boise, ID USA

Seasonal Historical Tours of Downtown Boise Boise Trolley Tours offers a 75-minute narrated tour of Boise's historic downtown district.


Boise Trolley Tours
Boise Trolley Tours
Tour in Boise, ID USA

Trolley Tours of Downtown Boise, ID Seasonal Historical Tours of downtown Boise aboard our vintage open-air Ms. Molly Trolley. Daily during May-Sept. M-F at 11am. Sat & Sun at 2pm. Halloween tours in Oct. at 8pm. Holiday Lights tours in December. 7pm.

Idaho Botanical Garden
Idaho Botanical Garden
Botanical Garden in Boise, ID USA

The Idaho Botanical Garden is a living museum. The Idaho Botanical Garden is a living museum providing visitors with a stimulating experience in nature. Garden features include native and exotic plant communities, theme and display gardens, and education programs.

Irish Dance Summer Camp
Irish Dance Summer Camp things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Dance in Meridian, ID USA

A week of Irish dance, games and culture for ages 4-18

Scarecrow Stroll
Scarecrow Stroll
Botanical Garden in Boise, ID USA

Scarecrows can be found in the garden throughout October! Scarecrows may be found peeping out around the trees and shrubs welcoming guests to the Garden during the Scarecrow Stroll occurring in October! Members and guests of all ages can join in on the fun by voting on their favorite.


The Discovery Center of Idaho
The Discovery Center of Idaho things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Science Museum in Boise, ID USA

With over 21 hands on exhibits, this museum will test your senses and question your every thought of reality.

Warhawk Air Museum
Warhawk Air Museum things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Museum in Nampa, ID USA

Aircraft and memorabilia from WWI to Vietnam The museum is located next to the Nampa Municipal Airport.

[Sold Out] Shakey Graves
[Sold Out] Shakey Graves things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Aug 28, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

[Sold Out] Shakey Graves August 28, 2018 at Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise in Boise, ID 8:00PM

[Sold Out] Sylvan Esso, Phoebe Bridgers
[Sold Out] Sylvan Esso, Phoebe Bridgers things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Jul 16, 2018 (Monday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

[Sold Out] Sylvan Esso, Phoebe Bridgers July 16, 2018 at Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise in Boise, ID 8:00PM


A Hawk and a Hacksaw, Fleet Street Klezmer Band
A Hawk and a Hacksaw, Fleet Street Klezmer Band things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Next Weekend, Jun 08, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

A Hawk and a Hacksaw, Fleet Street Klezmer Band June 08, 2018 at Neurolux Lounge in Boise, ID 8:30PM

Acid Carousel, the Bralette, Navy Gangs, Ghost In Space
Acid Carousel, the Bralette, Navy Gangs, Ghost In Space things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Next Month, Jun 12, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Acid Carousel, the Bralette, Navy Gangs, Ghost In Space June 12, 2018 at Neurolux Lounge in Boise, ID 8:00PM

Amanda Shires at The Egyptian Theatre
Amanda Shires at The Egyptian Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Aug 25, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Amanda Shires August 25, 2018 at The Egyptian Theatre in Boise, ID 7:00PM

Amos Lee at Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Garden
Amos Lee at Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Garden things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Aug 08, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Amos Lee August 08, 2018 at Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise, ID 7:00PM

Barenaked Ladies: Last Summer On Earth Tour
Barenaked Ladies: Last Summer On Earth Tour things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Next Week, Jun 07, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Barenaked Ladies: Last Summer On Earth Tour June 07, 2018 at Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise, ID 6:00PM

Beats Antique at Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise
Beats Antique at Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Aug 04, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Beats Antique August 04, 2018 at Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise in Boise, ID 8:00PM

Beats Antique, Plantrae
Beats Antique, Plantrae things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Aug 04, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Beats Antique, Plantrae August 04, 2018 at Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise in Boise, ID 8:00PM

Bent Knee, Gatherers, Sun Blood Stories at Neurolux Lounge
Bent Knee, Gatherers, Sun Blood Stories at Neurolux Lounge things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Jul 03, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Bent Knee, Gatherers, Sun Blood Stories July 03, 2018 at Neurolux Lounge in Boise, ID 8:00PM

Big Ups, Black Bolt at Neurolux Lounge
Big Ups, Black Bolt at Neurolux Lounge things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Jul 20, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Big Ups, Black Bolt July 20, 2018 at Neurolux Lounge in Boise, ID 8:30PM

Black Milk at Neurolux Lounge
Black Milk at Neurolux Lounge things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Next Month, Jun 19, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Black Milk June 19, 2018 at Neurolux Lounge in Boise, ID 8:00PM

Black Milk, Zee Will , Earthlings Crew at Neurolux Lounge
Black Milk, Zee Will , Earthlings Crew at Neurolux Lounge things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Next Month, Jun 19, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Black Milk, Zee Will , Earthlings Crew June 19, 2018 at Neurolux Lounge in Boise, ID 8:00PM

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Boise

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Best Places to Stay in Boise


Hampton Inn & Suites Boise-Downtown
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From $116 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Homewood Suites By Hilton Boise
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From $92 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Oxford Suites Boise
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From $95 / night.


Residence Inn By Marriott Boise West
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From $107 / night.



Best Time to Visit Boise


The best time to visit Idaho is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 40's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the low 40's and highs in the low 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the upper 20's.

Spring Summer Fall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Boise


Month Low Avg High
January 22.0 28.8 35.6
February 26.2 34.1 42.0
March 31.1 40.7 50.2
April 35.5 47.0 58.4
May 41.7 54.7 67.7
June 49.1 63.5 77.8
July 56.3 72.0 87.6
August 56.8 71.8 86.8
September 48.9 62.2 75.4
October 39.9 50.8 61.7
November 30.1 37.7 45.3
December 22.4 29.3 36.2



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