Looking for a place to spend the afternoon? Here are some suggestions. They're guaranteed to be famous within a fifty-mile radius from Boise, Idaho.
Take an hour or two and get lost in Boise's urban jungle. Just don't touch the poison dart frogs.
What do the GAR Hall, hookers, and Memorial Day have to do with each other? Let me tell you.
You might be able to expand your horizons here, just don't take any photographs to remember your visit.
If you like clean water, here's where everyone can learn how to keep it clean.
Here's your chance to see a historical marker that has nearly been lost to time and road construction.
MK Nature Center - Fish, Fur, Fowl, and Fun
If you want to teach your kids about streams, beavers, and the cycle of life, this is a great place. Just remember not to stare at the wood ducks; it makes them angry.
If you think the Capitol is all about the fancy rotunda and the cushy seats, wait until we tell you about the mustaches and cowboy hats.
Initial Point - Idaho's Fortress of Solitude
Why should anyone care about a survey marker out in the middle of the desert? If you ever have a property-line dispute with your neighbor you'll find out why.
Is this Boise's most romantic place? It sure smells like it.
If you've ever wanted to meet some Indian fighters, here is a good place to do it.
Idaho Botanical Garden - A Healthy Escape
This site has always been a destination. It's just that now people escape to it instead of from it.
Contrary to popular belief, this museum is not contained in a Samsonite suitcase. If you're looking for an interesting weekend diversion, this is your place.
No, museums are not boring. Especially when they have the best bar in town hidden inside.
If you want to learn about how folks used to travel in these parts, this is the place to go. Just make sure you don't put the car in reverse at the wrong time.
Do you think this would be a good place to be shacked up for seven years? It worked for the O'Farrells.
Is it pronounced a-say or ass-ay? Who cares. It's funny either way.
Boise Depot - Still Waiting on a Train
Even though the choo-choo no longer stops in Boise, the Depot is still worth visiting. The view is great, Larry was there, and they have a Wonkavator!
No matter how you get up there or what you think about the big white cross, there's no controversy about the view.
Take a short little trip and learn all about birds that like to kill things. It just might give you an idea how to solve that snake, pigeon, or cat problem.
What does this windswept hilltop east of town have to do with how Boise got its name? Why is it the best place to begin a tour of Boise? Read on and find out.
Spend an afternoon looking around a place where hard time was, well, hard. You might even see the ghosts of Andy, Red, and Boggs.