20 Things to Do When Moving to BoisePosted by Kevin Hughes on Sunday, November 4th, 2012 at 7:07am.
1. Fishing. Idaho is known for its world-class rivers and lakes. Living in Boise makes all this right in your backyard.
2. Camping. Similar to fishing, camping is so available in Idaho that you can drive for 30 minutes from downtown and have lots of places to camp.
3. Hunting. Hunting is hugely popular in Idaho and there are some huge big-game and even wolves to hunt.
4. Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Boise is mistakenly thought of as not having a considerable amount of culture, yet the renowned Idaho Shakespeare Festival has quality plays at a picturesque setting along the Boise River.
5. Morrison Center Shows. The Morrison Center, Idaho's Premier Performing Arts Center, hosts excellent broadway shows and more throughout the year.
6. Boise Philharmonic. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the supremely talented Boise Philharmonic performs downtown near the Capitol.
7. Zoo Boise. With many animals from all over the world, special exhibits, carousel rides, tours, and low admission prices, Zoo Boise is a spot to keep coming back with the family.
8. Discovery Center of Idaho. With exciting, hands-on exhibits of technology and science, children and adults will be "wowed" at DCI near the Zoo.
9. Boise Art Museum, Idaho Historical Museum, Black History Museum. Learn about Idaho's history, art, and African-Americans, they are especially fun for field trips.
10. Boise State Athletics. Many less people are wondering where is Boise Idaho because Boise has the world famous Blue Turf where the nation's favorite underdog, the Boise State football team, plays home games. But, don't forget to watch all of Boise State's other successful athletic teams as well.
11. Boise Hawks. The local minor-league, single A baseball team is fun to watch with lots of baseball and in-between inning action. They love keeps their fans entertained, even having fireworks on some night throughout the season.
12. Idaho Stampede. In a fun downtown arena, Idaho's NBA developmental league brings in former college greats that are great to watch.
13. Idaho Steelheads. Completing the professional sporting action, who wouldn't want to see some hockey, and maybe even a fight.
14. Boise Twilight Criterium. Join the 20,000 plus crowd as they watch some of the nation's best bike riders fly through the streets of downtown Boise on a cool summer night.
15. Snake River Stampede. The 9th largest rodeo in the nation, featuring the world's best cowboys, is a Boise summer favorite.
16. Wahooz Family Fun Center. Kids will absolutely love playing laser tag, bumper boats, mini golf, go-carts, batting cages, bowling, and arcade games.
17. Roaring Springs Waterpark. Maybe the best place to go in the summer heat, Roaring Springs has a wave pool, endless river, slides, and family rides. They are always adding another major attraction.
18. Boise Foothills. Bike through miles of nicely groomed trails while enjoying breathtaking views of the Treasure Valley.
19. Bogus Basin Ski Resort. The place to be in the winter around Boise, Bogus Basin has great nordic and alpine skiing just an hour or so above downtown.
20. Boise Greenbelt. A well-kept path for biking and walking, running from Boise to Eagle, the cottonwoods and the sounds and smells of the river make the greenbelt an extremely enjoyable experience.
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