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Take a Walking Tour to Learn About Downtown Boise’s History and Architecture

BOISE, Idaho – Preservation Idaho announces to the public an opportunity to walk through downtown Boise with local experts to learn about downtown’s history and growth since 1863. Every Saturday, April 18 through October 31, 2015 at 11:00 AM. Tickets are $10 (or $8 for members of Preservation Idaho) and will be sold online in […]

Live Web Cam Lets You Watch Nesting Peregrine Falcons in Downtown Boise

The daily life of a wild peregrine falcon family in downtown Boise is once again on view via a web camera in the nest box. This is the seventh year the webcam has provided a bird’s eye view of the daily activities of the nest on the 14th floor of One Capital Center, 10th and […]

Arts and Culture Happenings in March

Artistic and cultural events play a unique and valuable role in Idaho’s communities and the state as a whole.  They enhance every aspect of life in Idaho—improving our economy, enriching our lives, promoting tourism and connecting people to Idaho’s creative community.  While many events are happening around the state throughout the month, there are a […]

14 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day in Idaho

If you’re looking for some ideas for Valentine’s Day, Idaho’s got you covered with some traditional, tasty and entertaining suggestions. 1)  Sweetheart Sunset Dinner Cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene Enjoy a romantic dinner on the lake that includes New York roast, shrimp stuffed lemon chicken, Caesar salad, sugar glazed rainbow carrots, smoked almond green beans, […]

Valentine’s Ideas With an Idaho Twist

Valentine’s Day is coming up fast – time to start planning that ‘something special’ for your ‘special someone.’ Check out these romantic pursuits with an Idaho twist. From steamy to snowy, they are sure to make any celebration special. Thinking about a romantic soak in a hot tub? Lava Hot Springs has you covered with […]

Top Spots for Ice Skating in Idaho

I remember the winters as a young girl in northern Indiana. No snow was too much. No cold was too cold. We loved to be outside sledding, building snowmen and constructing snow forts to protect against incoming snowballs. All the neighborhood kids had ice skates. We would seek out and skate on frozen puddles created […]

Idaho Sleigh Rides — A Snowy Good Time!

Dashing through the snow; In a one-horse open sleigh O’er the fields we go; Laughing all the way…. “Jingle Bells” is one of the most commonly sung American Christmas songs in the world since being published under the title “One Horse Open Sleigh” in the autumn of 1857. Although it is now associated with the […]

Idaho Winter Giveaways for December

Winter is in full-swing, and what better way to experience the “soul of skiing” than with an Idaho wintery giveaway? Each week, Idaho Tourism and Ski Idaho are giving away a winter wonderland experience through our Vitamin ID Winter Sweepstakes! This is your opportunity to explore Idaho’s famous winter recreation with activities like cat skiing, […]

Celebrate the Wintery Glow with Holiday Lights

Whether you are visiting for the first time, reconnecting with family or friends, or are a long time Idahoan, nothing says ‘holidays’ like twinkling light displays. Gather your loved ones and check out these favorites. Winter Spirit, Lewiston Ignite the holidays with Winter Spirit! The community lights up with interactive displays and dancing trees in […]

Downtown Boise Restaurant Week

The Downtown Boise Association’s annual Restaurant Week(end to Weekend) is upon us! Dine Out Downtown Boise, October 31 – November 9, is a the perfect time to try out new spots or old favorites and see what their chefs have to offer at a reduced price. Choose your favorite participating restaurant or somewhere new throughout […]