Boise is a friendly, fun city, with a uniquely Northwestern sensibility, and global culture all its own. Here’s a list of 10 of the best things to do during your visit. Of course, limiting the list to 10 isn’t easy, so be sure to ask our concierge at Hotel 43 for their recommendations as well.
Savor the steaks, live jazz, and delicious martinis inside Hotel 43 at Chandlers Steakhouse, a favorite for locals and visitors alike.
Walk, bike, or take a tube down the Boise River. The banks are full of meandering paths and luscious greenery, while riding the rapids is a relaxing way to spend the day with family.
Definitely visit Boise Art Museum, featuring nearly 35,000 square-feet of culture to explore. Best of all, admission is FREE to guests with the Arts Passport from Hotel 43.
Wander the streets of downtown Boise. Shop the unique boutiques, study the impressive murals lining the streets, and get to know the city by foot.
If in season, definitely catch a Boise State Broncos football game and watch them trounce their opponents on the famous blue field.
Take a trip to Idaho Wine Country, and sip your way from winery to winery. Not only are the varietals delicious, the scenery will take your breath away.
Visit the ever-popular Basque Block downtown, full of cultural sites and Spanish-style food, like chorizo and paella.
Catch a Broadway show at Morrison Center. Recent shows include Wicked, Chicago, The Addam’s Family, and Memphis.
Stroll Old Boise for shopping and sightseeing. The historic brickwork is a true city treasure.
Grab some local produce, baked goods, and wine at The Capital City Public Market, on W. Idaho Street and N. 8th Street every Saturday, April through December.