There are endless activities to do and sites to see in Boise and we encourage you to arrive early to enjoy the area. With an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities and a vibrant culture & history, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are looking for a thrill, or to wind down and relax, Boise offers activities for every kind of traveler. Explore the Boise Convention & Visitor website for all trip and itinerary ideas.
Snake River Stampede
Enjoy a night away from the conference and experience an evening at the wildest fastest show on earth! The Snake River Stampede is in town the same week of our conference. If you would like to attend, Thursday July 21st, there will be a shuttle provided to those who purchase from our group rate. To purchase from our group rate, click here. Buy your ticket today as space is limited!
Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area
A non-profit recreation area offering outdoor activities and educational programs year-round. During the summertime, visitors can enjoy mountain biking, disc golf, horseback riding, the mountain coaster, and more. For information about day passes and all summer activities.
A historical site and home to the famed Platt Gardens. Built in 1925, it was originally used as a Union Pacific railroad depot and was designed by New York architects. Today, the depot serves as a Boise tourist attraction and popular event venue thanks to its beauty and rich history.
Boise River Greenbelt
It features 25 miles of scenic pathways for walking or biking, beachfronts for fishing, and outdoor areas for birdwatching. Download a free map and explore the Greenbelt during your time in Boise.
The World Center for Birds of Prey
A non-profit organization in Boise that focuses on worldwide conservation. Plan a visit to learn more about their work and meet some of the amazing creatures that live at the Center.
Museums in Boise
There are a number of fascinating museums in Boise to visit during your stay. Below are some locals’ favorites to consider exploring.
Located in the heart of Boise in Julia Davis Park, is Zoo Boise. Featuring over 300 animals from 100 different species, the zoo connects its visitors with animals and focuses on wildlife conservation. Plan your visit today!
Water Sport in Boise
For those that enjoy water sports, there are many exciting adventures to enjoy in Boise during the summer months. Visit the Boise Whitewater Park, plan a whitewater rafting trip with Cascade Raft & Kayak, or float down the Boise River.
Local Breweries & Wineries
Be sure to enjoy the many local breweries and wine tasting opportunities available in Boise. Idaho features world-renowned wines and craft beers beloved by visitors and locals, alike. For the beer lovers, be sure to download the JustBeer app which provides you with a complete guide to Boise’s brewery scene.
Wahooz Roaring Springs
The year-round destination for family fun. Wahooz Family Fun Zone features exciting attractions such as bumper boats, go-cart tracks, laser tag, miniature golf, batting cages, bowling center, and over 100 arcade games!
The Village at Meridian
A great place to do some shopping and admire the European style architecture. The Village at Meridian features some upscale apparel and specialty retail along with some fine restaurants and cafes.