Top Things You Can Do In Biose To Have Fun In 2017

Are you from the Boise Area? Or just traveling through and looking for worthwhile and enjoyable things to do? Here is a compilation of a few of Boise’s best attractions:

The Boise greenbelt is one of those attractions - miles and miles of connected, well-maintained trails that travel throughout the city of Boise, often hugging the banks of the beautiful Boise River and meandering through many public parks. The Greenbelt is available for all sorts of activities including walking, jogging, biking, rollerblading or skateboarding. Whether you only have a few minutes or a just few hours, the Boise greenbelt is something you surely don’t want to miss.


Not too far from downtown Boise is the Idaho Botanical Gardens. One of the great things about the Gardens is that they are an attraction year around! In They have blossoming flowers in the spring and summer, then beautiful autumn leaves in the fall, and even in the winter they carefully arrange a gorgeous display of Christmas lights. It's a beautiful place to meditate, go on a nice stroll with the family, or even go on a romantic date. The Botanical Garden’s amphitheater is also also home to many summer concerts, showtimes, and tickets are available online.


Are you looking for a place to hike? Head to the Boise foothills! If you’re looking for a quick, nearby hike you’ll find it at Camelsback Park, right on the edge of the valley. Not only does it have extensive trails, it also has a massive park with a playground, workout area, and plenty of space for a picnic or sporting activities.


If you’re feeling a little more adventurous and have some time on your hands, you should take a small drive up toward Bogus Basin Mountain. Along the roadway (uniquely named “Bogus Basin Road”),  there are various trail heads ranging in difficulty, including Dry Creek, Miller Gulch, Stack Rock, Schafer Butte, and even Bogus Basin Mountain Ski Resort. With so many trails and so much fun, all hikers are welcome! As an added note, most trails can also accommodate  mountain biking if that’s what you’re looking for. As with any hike, make sure to prepare by familiarize yourself with trail maps and bringing water and snacks to last you.


Even if you're not a big football fan, the Boise State University's Bronco Stadium is a sight to behold. Unique to our time, the Broncos (whose colors are orange and blue) play their home games on literally blue turf often referred to as "Smurf turf." It’s right on BSU’s campus in downtown Boise. Don’t miss your opportunity to see a historic collegiate athletic masterpiece. Go Broncos!

Another attraction unique to Boise is the Birds of Prey center. Employees and volunteers alike work to improve the lives of many birds that otherwise would become extinct. They have put together many educational and enjoyable exhibits, which are available to anyone and everyone. This is a great place for the whole family to have fun, learn something new, and at an inexpensive cost!