Old Idaho State Penitentiary
Come take a tour of one of Idaho’s most historic sites. Experience over 100 years of Idaho’s prison history, you can visit Solitary Confinement, cell blocks, and the Gallows. There are guided and unaccompanied tours available.
Idaho Botanical Gardens
Tour the beautiful gardens and attend classes, workshops and lectures designed to meet the needs of every level of gardening. The Botanical Gardens are available to be rented for your special events and has long been a very sought after wedding venue in the Treasure Valley.
World Center for Birds of Prey
Founded in 1970 this incredible conservation group has made it their mission to conserve habitats, educate the public, and research birds of prey. Come and tour the Velma Morrison Interpretive center and meet eagles, owls, vultures, hawks and of course falcons from all around the world.
Discovery Center of Idaho
This hands on science center is nothing but FUN. With over 150 exhibits, educational programming and interactive STEM learning this is the ultimate destination for your family, school group, or party. Watch their website to find out about new and upcoming exhibits.
The Egyptian Theatre
Boise’s premier historical theatre is located in the heart of downtown Boise, it is a cherished historical landmark and a sight to be seen. It is your destination for concerts, opera performances, guest speakers, film festivals and film premiers. The atmosphere and acoustics cannot be beat.
JUMP Jack’s Urban Meeting Place
Boise’s newest attraction, JUMP is an architectural haven and a campus that you truly must see. They offer a wide variety of classes and events designated to spark creativity, engage with the community, and to inspire. JUMP is a creative center and a community gathering place able to host a plethora of community events that bring people together.
Boise Art Museum
The Boise Art Museum is a non-profit, educational and charitable organization. “The mission of the Museum is to create visual arts experiences, engage people, and inspire learning through exhibitions, collections, and educational opportunities.” BAM puts on local events like Art in the Park which has become a summer staple event here in the Treasure Valley.
Table Rock shows off some of the valley’s most stunning views. Head here to hike and mountain bike some fantastic trails. There are pedestrian only trials as well as equestrian trials.
Julia Davis Park
This Boise attraction has 43 acres of land that was donated by Thomas Davis in 1907 in memory of his beloved wife Julia. The park features a rose garden, two reservable pavilions, a six court tennis complex, playground, duck pond, restrooms, and a section of the Boise River Greenbelt.
Home of the Boise State Broncos, the famous Idaho Potato Bowl and the iconic Blue Turf the stadium is a top attraction in Boise. The stadium also holds the Stueckle Sky Center, a four level facility with loge boxes, club seating, sky suites, and game/media operations for Boise State home football games.
Boise’s destination for year around sports and events. Skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, cross country skiing, mountain biking and hiking. Bogus Basin is also a top wedding venue and has yurts and cabin lodging available.
Taco Bell Arena
The Taco Bell Arena is your destination for big name concerts and performances of all types. It is an indoor multipurpose arena located on the campus of Boise State University.
Home of the Idaho Steelhead hockey team and the Front Street Fights mixed martial arts brand. The arena also hosts basketball, arena football, indoor soccer, motocross and gymnastics events. They also host tradeshows, concerts, and conventions.
Idaho’s largest convention, meeting and tradeshow facility, hosting more than 220 diverse events each year, this is a great Boise destination.
Lucky Peak Dam/Lake
The perfect place for swimming, picnicking, fishing, boating and biking. For all of you boaters you are perfectly set up with a marina, ramps, moorage slips and a general store for any needed supplies.
Boise National Forest
Spanning over 205 million acres of diverse forest and grassland. Explore more than 500 trails and over 250 lakes and reservoirs, the Boise National Forest is truly one of the best places in Idaho to explore.
Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial
This educational park is just under an acre inspired by Anne Frank’s faith in humanity. This site is truly beautiful and should not be missed.
Basque Museum and Cultural Center
A great Boise destination, the Basque Museum & Cultural Center is here to preserve, promote, and perpetuate Basque history and culture. As a cultural center it’s a gathering place for events and educational opportunities in which people of all backgrounds are welcome.