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Things to do in Boise, Idaho

Great shopping, fun attractions and tasty restaurants are just moments away when you stay at the Inn America – Boise.

Drop by the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, catch a flick at Edwards 21 Cinemas or check out the impressive Lucky Peak Reservoir. Explore great museums and the Capital City Public Market in downtown Boise.

You’ll also be a quick drive away from popular chain restaurants, including Outback Steakhouse and Red Robin. Take a short stroll to the nearby Denny’s or enjoy a juicy burger at Kopper Kitchen.

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  • Taco Bell Arena Distance:3.3 milesfrom hotel

    Taco Bell Arena

    Located on the Boise State University campus, this multipurpose indoor arena hosts events like concerts, Disney on Ice, Boise State men’s and women’s basketball games and more.

    Located on the Boise State University campus, this multipurpose indoor arena hosts events like concerts, Disney on Ice, Boise State men’s and women’s basketball games and more.

  • Boise State University Distance:3.5 milesfrom hotel

    Boise State

    The Inn America – Boise is located just three and a half miles from the Boise State University campus, making us the perfect choice for campus tours, alumni events, visiting faculty and sporting events.

    The Inn America – Boise is located just three and a half miles from the Boise State University campus, making us the perfect choice for campus tours, alumni events, visiting faculty and sporting events.

  • Boise Factory Outlet Mall and Idaho IceWorld Distance:3.8 milesfrom hotel

    Ice World

    One of the region’s best shopping destinations boasts 17 top fashion outlets, a food court and the Idaho IceWorld ice skating facility.

    One of the region’s best shopping destinations boasts 17 top fashion outlets, a food court and the Idaho IceWorld ice skating facility.

  • Boise Towne Square Mall Distance:5.7 milesfrom hotel

    Mall

    Boise Towne Square Mall is the largest mall in Idaho with nearly 200 stores, including Macy's, JCPenney, Sears, Kohl's, Dillard's (added in 1998)

    Boise Towne Square Mall is the largest mall in Idaho with nearly 200 stores, including Macy's, JCPenney, Sears, Kohl's, Dillard's (added in 1998)

  • World Center for Birds of Prey Distance:6.8 milesfrom hotel

    Birds of prey

    Nestled in scenic Treasure Valley, this 600-acre facility is home to breeding grounds and conservation projects to protect, breed and study some of the world’s rarest birds of prey, including Peregrine Falcons, Aplomado Falcons and California Condors. Get eye to beak with these amazing creatures through live raptor presentations, exhibits and tours of the Archives of Falconry.

    Nestled in scenic Treasure Valley, this 600-acre facility is home to breeding grounds and conservation projects to protect, breed and study some of the world’s rarest birds of prey, including Peregrine Falcons, Aplomado Falcons and California Condors. Get eye to beak with these amazing creatures through live raptor presentations, exhibits and tours of the Archives of Falconry.

  • Idaho Shakespeare Festival Distance:7 milesfrom hotel

    Shakespear Fest

    One of the country’s finest professional repertory theatre companies stages Shakespeare performances in a state-of-the-art outdoor amphitheatre overlooking the Boise River.

    One of the country’s finest professional repertory theatre companies stages Shakespeare performances in a state-of-the-art outdoor amphitheatre overlooking the Boise River.

  • Roaring Springs, Wahooz Family Fun Zone & Pinz Distance:10 milesfrom hotel

    play zone

    Get wet and wild at Roaring Springs Water Park, treat the family to thrilling amusement park-style games and rides at Wahooz Family Fun Zone or bowl the perfect game on the alleys at Pinz. With all three attractions located in the same complex, Boise’s best family entertainment destination has something for everyone.

    Get wet and wild at Roaring Springs Water Park, treat the family to thrilling amusement park-style games and rides at Wahooz Family Fun Zone or bowl the perfect game on the alleys at Pinz. With all three attractions located in the same complex, Boise’s best family entertainment destination has something for everyone.

  • Lucky Peak Reservoir Distance:15 milesfrom hotel

    Resivore

    Head out to Lucky Peak for a day of swimming, picnicking, fishing, boating, biking or hiking. The state park is comprised of three distinctive settings: Discovery, a roadside park ideal for parties and corporate gatherings. Located at the base of Lucky Peak Dam, Sandy Point offers a sand beach and great swimming. Boaters can head to Spring Shores, which offers a pair of ramps, a marina, watercraft rentals and a convenience store.

    Head out to Lucky Peak for a day of swimming, picnicking, fishing, boating, biking or hiking. The state park is comprised of three distinctive settings: Discovery, a roadside park ideal for parties and corporate gatherings. Located at the base of Lucky Peak Dam, Sandy Point offers a sand beach and great swimming. Boaters can head to Spring Shores, which offers a pair of ramps, a marina, watercraft rentals and a convenience store.

  • Bogus Basin Mountain Resort Distance:24 milesfrom hotel

    Basin

    Opened in 1942, Bogus Basin offers 2,600 acres of daytime skiable terrain and 165 acres for night skiing; seven lifts and two people-mover carpets; and an 800-foot tubing hill. The Nordic Center offers 37 kilometers of groomed trail for alpine recreation. Bogus Basin is located 16.5 miles north of Boise, Idaho and operates under a special use permit on the Boise National Forest under the USDA.

    Opened in 1942, Bogus Basin offers 2,600 acres of daytime skiable terrain and 165 acres for night skiing; seven lifts and two people-mover carpets; and an 800-foot tubing hill. The Nordic Center offers 37 kilometers of groomed trail for alpine recreation. Bogus Basin is located 16.5 miles north of Boise, Idaho and operates under a special use permit on the Boise National Forest under the USDA.

Taco Bell Arena

Distance: 3.3 miles from hotel
Taco Bell Arena

Located on the Boise State University campus, this multipurpose indoor arena hosts events like concerts, Disney on Ice, Boise State men’s and women’s basketball games and more.

Boise State University

Distance: 3.5 miles from hotel
Boise State

The Inn America – Boise is located just three and a half miles from the Boise State University campus, making us the perfect choice for campus tours, alumni events, visiting faculty and sporting events.

Boise Factory Outlet Mall and Idaho IceWorld

Distance: 3.8 miles from hotel
Ice World

One of the region’s best shopping destinations boasts 17 top fashion outlets, a food court and the Idaho IceWorld ice skating facility.

Boise Towne Square Mall

Distance: 5.7 miles from hotel
Mall

Boise Towne Square Mall is the largest mall in Idaho with nearly 200 stores, including Macy's, JCPenney, Sears, Kohl's, Dillard's (added in 1998) and the state’s very first Apple Store.

World Center for Birds of Prey

Distance: 6.8 miles from hotel
Birds of prey

Nestled in scenic Treasure Valley, this 600-acre facility is home to breeding grounds and conservation projects to protect, breed and study some of the world’s rarest birds of prey, including Peregrine Falcons, Aplomado Falcons and California Condors. Get eye to beak with these amazing creatures through live raptor presentations, exhibits and tours of the Archives of Falconry.

Idaho Shakespeare Festival

Distance: 7 miles from hotel
Shakespear fest

One of the country’s finest professional repertory theatre companies stages Shakespeare performances in a state-of-the-art outdoor amphitheatre overlooking the Boise River.

Roaring Springs, Wahooz Family Fun Zone & Pinz

Distance: 10 miles from hotel
Fun Zone

Get wet and wild at Roaring Springs Water Park, treat the family to thrilling amusement park-style games and rides at Wahooz Family Fun Zone or bowl the perfect game on the alleys at Pinz. With all three attractions located in the same complex, Boise’s best family entertainment destination has something for everyone.

Lucky Peak Reservoir

Distance: 15 miles from hotel
Water

Head out to Lucky Peak for a day of swimming, picnicking, fishing, boating, biking or hiking. The state park is comprised of three distinctive settings: Discovery, a roadside park ideal for parties and corporate gatherings. Located at the base of Lucky Peak Dam, Sandy Point offers a sand beach and great swimming. Boaters can head to Spring Shores, which offers a pair of ramps, a marina, watercraft rentals and a convenience store.

Bogus Basin Mountain Resort

Distance: 24 miles from hotel
Bogus Basin

Opened in 1942, Bogus Basin offers 2,600 acres of daytime skiable terrain and 165 acres for night skiing; seven lifts and two people-mover carpets; and an 800-foot tubing hill. The Nordic Center offers 37 kilometers of groomed trail for alpine recreation. Bogus Basin is located 16.5 miles north of Boise, Idaho and operates under a special use permit on the Boise National Forest under the USDA.

Winter Ski Season: 

Winter Season will reopen November  2016

Summer Season: 

With warm spring temperatures many are already thinking about summer. Here at Bogus Basin, so are we. We have an excellent summer season planned this year.

  • Weekend chair lift operations will run July 2 through Sept 5th. Deer Point Express will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 4 pm for biking, hiking, and sight seeing.
  • Summer season lift pass available for $99. Lift tickets are $25 for all day access or $10 for a single ride.
  • Live music every weekend on the Simplot patio from 3-6pm.
  • Expanded and maintained trail system. Dozens of miles of trails to explore and enjoy. Trails connect to Ridge to Rivers trail system.
  • Events to include Bogus Hill Climb, fun run, disc golf tourney, Mountain bike races and bike league, Idaho Enduro, Star Party, Gravity Games, Craft beer festival, and more.

 

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