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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.

A Christmas Tradition at Nampa Civic Center
A Christmas Tradition at Nampa Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Dec 15, 2017 (Friday) Theater event in Nampa, ID USA

A Christmas Tradition December 15, 2017 at Nampa Civic Center in Nampa, ID 7:00PM

A Christmas Tradition at Nampa Civic Center
A Christmas Tradition at Nampa Civic Center things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Dec 16, 2017 (Saturday) Theater event in Nampa, ID USA

A Christmas Tradition December 16, 2017 at Nampa Civic Center in Nampa, ID 3:00PM


Aaron Watson w/ Jon Wolfe
Aaron Watson w/ Jon Wolfe things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Dec 01, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Aaron Watson w/ Jon Wolfe December 01, 2017 at Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise in Boise, ID 8:00PM

Ballet Idaho The Nutcracker
Ballet Idaho The Nutcracker things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Dec 16, 2017 (Saturday) Theater event in Boise, ID USA

Ballet Idaho The Nutcracker December 16, 2017 at Morrison Center for the Performing Arts in Boise, ID

Ballet Idaho The Nutcracker
Ballet Idaho The Nutcracker things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Dec 15, 2017 (Friday) Theater event in Boise, ID USA

Ballet Idaho The Nutcracker December 15, 2017 at Morrison Center for the Performing Arts in Boise, ID 7:30PM

Ballet Idaho The Nutcracker
Ballet Idaho The Nutcracker things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Dec 17, 2017 (Sunday) Theater event in Boise, ID USA

Ballet Idaho The Nutcracker December 17, 2017 at Morrison Center for the Performing Arts in Boise, ID

Big Gigantic at Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise
Big Gigantic at Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Dec 05, 2017 (Tuesday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Big Gigantic December 05, 2017 at Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise in Boise, ID 8:00PM

Black Pistol Fire, Cobi at Neurolux Lounge
Black Pistol Fire, Cobi at Neurolux Lounge things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Next Month, Nov 27, 2017 (Monday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Black Pistol Fire, Cobi November 27, 2017 at Neurolux Lounge in Boise, ID 8:00PM

Blues Traveler at Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise
Blues Traveler at Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Next Month, Nov 10, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Blues Traveler November 10, 2017 at Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise in Boise, ID 8:00PM

Boise State Broncos Football vs. Wyoming Cowboys Football
Boise State Broncos Football vs. Wyoming Cowboys Football things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
This Weekend, Oct 21, 2017 (Saturday) Sports event in Boise, ID USA

Boise State Broncos Football vs. Wyoming Cowboys Football October 21, 2017 at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, ID 8:15PM

BRIT FLOYD - Immersion World Tour 2017
BRIT FLOYD - Immersion World Tour 2017 things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Dec 10, 2017 (Sunday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

BRIT FLOYD - Immersion World Tour 2017 December 10, 2017 at Morrison Center for the Performing Arts in Boise, ID 8:00PM

Bully, Melkbelly at Neurolux Lounge
Bully, Melkbelly at Neurolux Lounge things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Mar 02, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Bully, Melkbelly March 02, 2018 at Neurolux Lounge in Boise, ID 9:00PM

Cannibal Corpse w/ Power Trip
Cannibal Corpse w/ Power Trip things to do on a rainy day in Boise, ID
Next Month, Nov 19, 2017 (Sunday) Concert event in Boise, ID USA

Cannibal Corpse w/ Power Trip November 19, 2017 at Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise in Boise, ID 8:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Boise


Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Boise Nampa
Guest Score:
From $170 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn & Suites Boise-Downtown
Guest Score:
From $116 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hotel 43
Guest Score:
From $229 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Oxford Suites Boise
Guest Score:
From $109 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet.
Towneplace Suites By Marriott Boise
Guest Score:
From $134 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.

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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