Boise & Area Trip Planner
Welcome to Boise & Area!
Boise, which is also known as the City of Trees, is situated in the southwestern region of Idaho. This city and its surrounding area is one of the state's premier destinations for recreation. The Boise River and the nearby Bogus Basin Ski Resort offer an abundance of outdoor activities including hiking and mountain biking in the summer and downhill and cross-country skiing in the winter. The city also offers indoor sights and attractions, cultural venues, shopping and restaurants when a break from outdoor pursuits is required. The Idaho State Capitol is a small-scale replica of the Capitol in Washington, DC, and is open for touring. The well-preserved Old Boise Historic District has retained many of its original attributes, offering visitors a glimpse into the city's history. Other attractions include the Boise Art Museum, the Idaho Farm and Ranch Museum and Zoo Boise.