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Boise


Boise is the capital and largest city of Idaho. As of 2005, the population of the city was 193,161, with 526,656 in the metropolitan area.

Boise, Idaho

State Capitol in Boise, Idaho Attractions in Boise include:

Boise Facts


Here are some other facts about the area:
  • Some of the leading companies that have based their headquarters in Boise include Albertson's and J. R. Simplot Company.

  • The main professional sports team in Boise is the Northwest League baseball team, the Boise Hawks.

  • Boise is nicknamed "City of Trees".

Weather in Boise


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Idaho Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun (Off the Beaten Path Series)

By Julie Fanselow

Globe Pequot Press
Paperback (192 pages)

Idaho Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun (Off the Beaten Path Series)
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Whether you’re a visitor or a local looking for something different, Idaho Off the Beaten Path shows you the Gem State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and introduces you to those you never knew existed––from the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales. So if you’ve “been there, done that” one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.

Folded Map: Boise, Nampa and Caldwell Street Map (Rand Mcnally Street Map)

By Rand McNally

Rand McNally
Paperback (2 pages)

Folded Map: Boise, Nampa and Caldwell Street Map (Rand Mcnally Street Map)
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Rand McNally's folded map for Boise, Nampa and Caldwell is a must-have for anyone traveling in and around this part of Idaho, offering unbeatable accuracy and reliability at a great price. Our trusted cartography shows all Interstate, U.S., state, and county highways, along with clearly indicated parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, and streets. The easy-to-use legend and detailed index make for quick and easy location of destinations. You'll see why Rand McNally folded maps have been the trusted standard for years.

Regularly updated
Full-color maps
Clearly labeled Interstate, U.S., state, and county highways
Indications of parks, points of interest, airports, county boundaries, schools, shopping malls, downtown & vicinity maps
Easy-to-use legend

Detailed index & full street index
Convenient folded size


Coverage Area

Communities Included: Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Meridian, Middleton, Star

Product Details

Measures 9.5' x 4' and folds out to 40' x 28'.

Best Easy Day Hikes Boise (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)

By Natalie Bartley

Falcon Guides
Paperback (104 pages)

Best Easy Day Hikes Boise (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)
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Best Easy Day Hikes Boise includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 17 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

Moon Idaho (Moon Handbooks)

By James P. Kelly

Avalon Travel Pub
Released: 2016-03-22
Paperback (456 pages)

Moon Idaho (Moon Handbooks)
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Discover Idaho with Moon Travel Guides!

Whether you're hitting the slopes, paddling glacial lakes, or sipping your way through the Snake River Valley, explore the best of the Gem State with Moon Idaho.

Inside you'll find:

  • Strategic itineraries for any timeline or budget, including the best scenic road trips, a wine country weekend, and a winter sports getaway
  • Activities and ideas for every traveler: Spend a day sipping local vintages in the Snake River Valley wine country, or relax at a ritzy Sun Valley lodge after a day of skiing and snowboarding some of the best slopes in the country. Hike through the Rockies to alpine lakes and waterfalls, marvel at the bizarre landscape at Craters of the Moon National Monument, or go white-water rafting on the Salmon River. Explore Boise's hip downtown area, browse unique antique shops and used bookstores in historic Nampa, or grab a drink at a rustic saloon in a Victorian-era mining town
  • Where to find the best outdoor recreation, including cross-country and alpine skiing, rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, fishing, golfing, rock climbing, and hiking, plus essential health and safety tips
  • Expert insight from Boise local James Patrick Kelly
  • Detailed maps and handy reference photos throughout
  • Honest advice on when to go, how to get around, and where to stay, from historic inns and B&Bs to budget motels and campgrounds
  • Thorough information including background on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and local culture
With Moon Idaho's expert advice, myriad activities, and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.

Exploring more of the West? Check out Moon Montana & Wyoming. Headed to the parks? Try Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton.

A Kid's Guide to Boise

By Rick Just

Rediscovered Books
Paperback (124 pages)

A Kid s Guide to Boise
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Boise has it. If you're a kid it's a fun place to visit and a great place to live. A Kid's Guide to Boise helps you find whatever it is that you like to do. It's full of tips about fun food, where to play, and what you can discover. If you've just got a few days in town, check out the sample tours. If you live here, create your own bucket list of things to do whenever you have time. You'll become an expert on what to see and where to go and what your friends don't know about Boise.

GREATER THAN A TOURIST-BOISE IDAHO USA: 50 Travel Tips from a Local

By Dylan Cade

Independently published
Paperback (121 pages)

GREATER THAN A TOURIST-BOISE IDAHO USA: 50 Travel Tips from a Local
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Are you excited about planning your next trip?

Do you want to try something new?

Would you like some guidance from a local?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this Greater Than a Tourist book is for you.

Greater Than a Tourist - Boise, Idaho, U.S.A by Dylan Cade offers the inside scoop on Boise. Most travel books tell you how to travel like a tourist.  Although there is nothing wrong with that, as part of the Greater Than a Tourist series, this book will give you travel tips from someone who has lived at your next travel destination.In these pages, you will discover advice that will help you throughout your stay.  This book will not tell you exact addresses or store hours but instead will give you excitement and knowledge from a local that you may not find in other smaller print travel books.

Travel like a local. Slow down, stay in one place, and get to know the people and the culture. By the time you finish this book, you will be eager and prepared to travel to your next destination.

Inside this travel guide book you will find:

  • Insider tips from a local.

  • A bonus book “50 Things to Know About Packing Light for Travel” by bestselling author Manidipa Bhattacharyya.

  • Packing and planning list.

  • List of travel questions to ask yourself or others while traveling.

  • A place to write your travel bucket list.


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Traveling is a passion of the "Greater than a Tourist" series creator. Lisa studied abroad in college, and for their honeymoon Lisa and her husband toured Europe. During her travels to Malta, an older man tried to give her some advice based on his own experience living on the island since he was a young boy. She was not sure if she should talk to the stranger but was interested in his advice. When traveling to some places she was wary to talk to locals because she was afraid that they weren’t being genuine. Through her travels, Lisa learned how much locals had to share with tourists. Lisa created the "Greater Than a Tourist" book series to help connect people with locals. A topic that locals are very passionate about sharing.

Boise Restaurant Guide 2019: Best Rated Restaurants in Boise, Idaho - 500 Restaurants, Bars and Cafés recommended for Visitors, 2019

By Harrison B Smedley

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Boise Restaurant Guide 2019: Best Rated Restaurants in Boise, Idaho - 500 Restaurants, Bars and Cafés recommended for Visitors, 2019
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The restaurants found in this guide are the most positively reviewed and recommended by locals and travelers. "TOP 500 RESTAURANTS" (Cuisine Types). Afghan, African, American, Argentine, Asian Fusion, Brazilian, Chinese, Cuban, Ethiopian, European, French, German, Greek, Hawaiian, Himalayan/Nepalese, Indian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Mongolian, Pakistani, Spanish, Tex-Mex, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese and many more options to visit and enjoy your stay.

Hiking Idaho: A Guide To The State's Greatest Hiking Adventures (State Hiking Guides Series)

By Luke Kratz & Ralph Maughan

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Lace up your boots and sample more than 100 trails in Idaho's vast undeveloped backcountry and wilderness areas. Discover pink granite peaks of the Sawtooth Range, "big tree" country in the Selkirk Mountain rain forest, and Hells Canyon - the deepest gorge in North America. Idaho offers hikers some of the most magnificent and rugged mountain scenery in the Lower 48 as well as peaceful alpine meadows, sparkling lakes, excellent fishing, and the chance to see high-country wildlife. Use this guide for: up-to-date trail information; accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails; difficulty ratings for each hike; detailed trail maps; zero-impact camping trips. Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest throughout Idaho.

Fodor's Montana, Wyoming & Idaho, 1st Edition (Travel Guide)

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Brand: Fodor's
Released: 2004-06-08
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From the vast northern plains to the majestic Rocky Mountains, Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho are where you come when you want to get outdoors. In a region where the buffalo still roam and a cowboy sensibility, majestic beauty is found at every corner. Our local writers have traveled this land of big sky and big mountains to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety from dude ranches to white-water rafting. Before you leave, be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.

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Travel Like a Local - Map of Boise: The Most Essential Boise, Idaho (USA) Travel Map for Every Adventure

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