Things to do in & around Boise

(other cities too!)

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Ann Morrison Park

Boise

The 153-acre Ann Morrison Park features a distinctive spray fountain, walking fountain and so much more! The park was constructed in 1959 on land purchased from the Boise School District.…

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Aquarium of Boise

Boise

A fun 10,000 square foot facility maintaining over 35,000 gallons of saltwater with over 250 species of animals and marine life gives children a look at life underwater. People enjoy…

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BanBury Golf Course

Eagle

BanBury Golf Course meanders around the South Channel of the Boise River, successfully uniting golf with native habitat. A challenging 6,908 yard par 71 public course, BanBury Golf Course has…

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Bernie Fisher Park

Kuna

Bernie Fisher Park is right downtown in Kuna, Idaho.  Find the water tower and you've found the park. It offers several amenities such as covered shelters (Band Shell & Gazebo),…

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Black’s Creek Shooting Range

Kuna

Black's Creek Shooting Range has a Kuna address, but it is on the far east and south side of Kuna. It is the largest and most visited range in Idaho,…

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Bogus Basin

Boise

While not technically in Boise, Bogus Basin is so close it may as well be!  They are a non-profit dedicated to accessible, affordable and fun year-round mountain recreation and education. …

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Boise Green Belt

Boise, Eagle, Garden City

The Boise green belt is over 25 miles of walking, biking, and relaxing through Boise right next to the Boise River. There are so many things to do! Just take…

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Canyon County Fair

Caldwell

There is usually something new and exciting happening at the Canyon County Fair. During the year, they host concerts, carnivals, festivals

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Children’s Museum of Idaho

Meridian

The Children’s Museum of Idaho is be a place where children learn through play and exploration in environments and experiences created just for them.  The interactive exhibits are designed to…

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Deer Flat Wildlife Refuge & Lake Lowell

Nampa

Deer Flat Refuge is a large wildlife refuge in Nampa with a large lake and plenty of land around for both the wildlife and activities. Visitors to Deer Flat National…

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Discovery Center of Idaho

Boise

The Discovery Center of Idaho is an amazing place for kids (and adults!) of all ages.   They have an extensive collection of hands-on science and technology exhibits.  They also feature…

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Eagle Fun Days

Eagle

Every year Eagle Idaho hosts "Eagle Fun Days"  Downtown Eagle in early July converts to a family fun festival! Family friendly festivities include Family Fun Night, Wet n' Wild parade,…

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Falcon Crest Golf Club

Kuna

Falcon Crest Golf Club features twenty seven holes of championship golf and a nine hole executive course.   Located more southern, in Kuna, they have stunning views and inspiring landscapes. It's…

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Guerber Park

Eagle

Guerber Park, also known as Stephen C. Guerber Park, is a stunning park in Eagle Idaho. It was updated and expanded in June of 2018 with new splash pad, new…

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Idaho Botanical Garden

Boise

The Garden is a living museum, dedicated to the advancement and appreciation of gardening, horticulture and conservation. They have several specialty gardens, host year-round events, tours, and allow self-guides too. …

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Idaho State Museum

Boise

The Idaho State Museum is a fun, interactive experience where people of all ages and backgrounds come to explore the story of Idaho. It looks at how Idaho’s unique landscapes…

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Indian Creek Winery

Kuna

Indian Creek Winery is a entertainment and enjoyment location.  Not only do they have an excellent variety of wines, but a garden-esque / park like facility to enjoy them. They…

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Indian Lakes Golf Club

Boise

Indian Lakes Golf Club is 18-holes and is perfect for all levels of golfers to be challenged while having a lot of fun. It will allow you to focus on…

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Jabbers Playdate

Nampa

Jabbers Playdate is a 5,000 square foot of indoor active & imaginative play for kids, any ages! For those playful kids over 4 years, Jabbers has the perfect activities for…

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Julia Davis Park

Boise

Boise's oldest park, Julia Davis Park was created thanks to a generous donation of 43 acres of land in 1907 by Thomas Davis as a memorial wife, Julia. It is…

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Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park

Meridian

At just over 58 acres the Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park is Meridian's largest park, beating Settler's Park by less than an acre.  It's next door to the Village at…

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Kuna Caves

Kuna

Kuna Caves are lava tubes found south of Kuna, Idaho. There is currently one publicly known entrance to the cave, an opening in the ground with a caged ladder leading…

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Kuna Days

Kuna

Kuna Days is an annual tradition that happens the first full weekend in August. Kuna Days starts at 4pm on Friday afternoon with live music and vendors at the Bernie…

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Kuna Greenbelt

Kuna

Part of the charm of Kuna is the quaint rural feel  The Kuna Greenbelt takes you right through the center of town. Its used by runners, walkers, kids, and adults.…

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Meridian Speedway

Meridian

The Meridian Speedway is a quarter-mile outdoor track with weekend asphalt & dirt track auto races, monster truck rallies, stadium seating & standard concessions.  They host races on the summer…

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Morrison Knudsen Nature Center

Boise

The Morrison Knudsen Nature Center in Boise, Idaho first opened its doors in July of 1990. Owned and operated by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, it has established…

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Old Idaho Penitentiary

Boise

The Old Idaho Penitentiary opened its doors in 1872 to some of the West’s most desperate criminals. Today, visitors can experience over 100 years of Idaho’s unique prison history with…

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Purple Sage Golf Course

Caldwell

Purple Sage Golf Course is an excellent 18-hole municipal golf course in Caldwell, Idaho. It has hosted several Idaho State Opens and Idaho State Amateurs. It is well known for…

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Quail Hollow Golf Course

Boise

Quail Hollow Golf Course is one of Boise City's Municipal golf courses located in the Boise Foothills. This 18-hole par 70 layout is 6,325 yards from the back tees and…

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Quinn’s Pond

Boise, Garden City

Quinn's Pond is one of Boise's gorgeous park and recreation areas. More formally, Bernardine Quinn Riverside Park is a 31-acre park and home to the popular 22-acre Quinn's Pond. Swimming,…

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Roaring Springs

Meridian

Roaring Springs Water Park is a great way to spend a hot summer Boise day. Roaring Springs is the Northwest’s largest waterpark and features attractions for every member of the…

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Settler’s Park

Meridian

Settler's Park is one of Meridians largest parks at approximately 57 acres.  They have some of everything you would expect in a park. Bike Racks, Drinking Fountains, Mutt Mitt Stations,…

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Shadow Valley Golf Club

Boise

Shadow Valley is the unique and challenging golf course you've been looking for. Nestled in the foothills, north of Boise, Idaho, Shadow Valley Golf Course has earned a reputation for…

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Skydown SkyDiving

Caldwell

Skydiving in Idaho!  It's more fun than you can imagine and less risky than you think. Skydown Skydiving is the place to make your next skydive near Boise. Right off…

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Spirit of Boise

Boise

Hosted annually at Ann Morrison Park, the Spirit of Boise event brings together locals and tourists alike who enjoy being surrounded by endless colorful balloons, inspiring music, and their favorite…

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Ste Chapelle

Caldwell

Ste Chapelle offers more than just wine. Stunning views, beautiful vineyard and a truly exceptional tasting room. Inspired by the famed Ste. Chapelle medieval Gothic chapel in France, our picturesque…

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The Farmstead

Kuna

The Farmstead is one of Idaho's most popular fall destinations. They moved to Kuna in September 2019 and will offer plenty of farm-tastic fun for the whole family! Pick pumpkins…

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The Village at Meridian

Meridian

The Village at Meridian is an outdoor shopping complex.  There are a variety of stores, restaurants, fast food, and activities. The focal point is a large water fountain that plays…

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Wahooz

Meridian

Wahooz is Meridian's family fun center and indoor adventure park!  Indoor activities such as laser tag, arcade, bowling, kids jungle gym and even amusement park rides!  Outside they have go-karts,…

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Warhawk Air Museum

Nampa

The Warhawk Air Museum Education Program is dedicated to igniting each student’s appreciation and respect for the relationship between freedoms we have today and the sacrifices made to preserve them.…

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Warm Springs Golf Course

Boise

Warm Springs Golf Course is one of Boise's public golf courses and just a few miles from downtown Boise. The course plays at the base of the foothills with some…

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Whittenberger Planetarium

Caldwell

Who doesn't love looking at the stars? The Whittenberger Planetarium has been serving since 1970. It is the annual destination of thousands of people throughout the Treasure Valley and beyond.…

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Winter Wonderland

Caldwell

The Caldwell Winter Wonderland is held each year in downtown Caldwell.  It's part of the Winter Festival they have each year and it's definitely a family trip you need to…

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Woodland Kids

Boise

Woodland Kids is a nature inspired eco-friendly indoor playground. They embrace Montessori and Waldorf style play which encourages hands-on activities, while the natural elements provide inspiration to encourage kids to…

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Zoo Boise

Boise

Zoo Boise connects visitors with animals to inspire and involve the local community in the conservation of wildlife worldwide. Zoo program activities include up-close animal encounters, zoo tours, nature walks,…