Regarded as the Idaho capital, Boise is the largest city also that is well known for its severalhigh tech industries such as Micron and Albertsons. It is named so because of its centrally passing tree-lined river with the same name that in general stands for the ‘City of Trees’. It is witnessed not only as the Rocky Mountain’s western enclave, but is also considered as the Pacific Northwest’s eastern enclave. For the sport lovers, this town will appeal more as it is genuinely dedicated to football.
It is somehow necessary to rent cars to explore outside downtown, which are available on rent at the Boise Airport. Look for firms such as Budget, Avis, Dollar, Hertz, and Thrifty. If you love to walk or bike, the Boise Green Belt is just for you as cobbled path of 15 miles extending from the site of the Lucky Peak Dam to the town. In fact, by these two activities, you can explore much of Boise.
One of the must things to do in Boise is tubing on river that is actually a local tradition. Currently, you can go forinner tubing at the Barber Park where the float of 5 miles and 3 hours takes you to the Ann Morrison Park where a shuttle bus brings you at the Barber Park.
Do explore the Boise River Greenbelt where you can do a lot – strolling, biking, or rollerblading. This is actually a walkway along the river, which passes via the wonderful shady trees, downtown, and golf courses. Certainly, this is among the beautiful walks in the town. Nestled at the end of the Eight Street, the Hull’s Gulch Nature Trail attracts the adventurers for exploring the city in a unique way. Hike, bike, or simply spot the sights.
If you plan to come in summer, one of the coolest things to do in Boise is to hang out at the Lucky Peak on highway 21 accessible in just 5 minutes. This is a big reservoir offering water skiing, wakeboarding, camping, tubing, and cliff diving. Wow, what a way to cool your summers!
If summer is not your choice, but winter is your pick, then nothing can be as appealing as the Bogus Basin Ski Resort that engulfs the Bogus Basin. From early November to April, you can enjoy tubing, snowboarding, skiing, and cross-country skiing. This one is accessible via the Bogus Basin Road in 40 minutes.
Participate in the regional Les Bois Park Horse Races that are held throughout the summer on Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday from May to August. There is also a restaurant open throughout the year. Pizzas taste delicious at the best stop called the Flying Pie Pizza at the Fairview featuring great staff and fresh ingredients. Other eating options are Cazba offering African, European, and Middle Eastern foods, Asiago’s for affordable Italian cuisine, and Mai Thai for budget lunch.