Green capital heated by geothermal water, new wings underground to preserve the classic look. Stone harvested from Table Rock by prisoners.
daho’s Capitol is our state’s most-treasured building. Within its beautiful sandstone walls, laws have been passed, issues debated, and citizen rights safeguarded for nearly a century. To ensure the Capitol’s long history and legacy, the Idaho Capitol Commission was appointed by Governor Phil Batt…
Go visit the Idaho State Capitol for free! Monday-Friday 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Holidays 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
“The Old State Pen is a great place to visit for all types of people. Whether you just like history or want to see the Ridge to Rivers Trail System that this location connects with, it's a blast. There have been concerts at this location, brewery events and Halloween gatherings here as well. Keep and eye on facebook to see upcoming events. ”
“Check out the Boise Art Museum for some wonderful exhibits great for the family. ”
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“Summer hiking for when it’s too hot in town. Amazing skiing - only a 45 minute drive. Oh and they have a mountain roller coaster.”
“Zoo Boise is a wonderful city zoo with all the various animals you will love. Right next to the Boise River Greenbelt and Julia Davis Park.”
“These days, the foodie and restaurant world is abuzz with buzzwords. “Local,” “sustainable,” and “hand-crafted” get tossed around more than a good salad. Well, it is one thing to say it and another thing to live it. So when, after 23 years of starting and running restaurants, my wife Amanda and I first started playing with the idea of Fork, we knew it would take a lot of effort to make these words mean something. And that’s what we’re trying to do, by making the ideas—the big ideas—behind these words not just marketing slogans, but at the core of how we spend our day.”