Boise Vacations & Travel Packages!
Boise is the capital and most populous city of the state of Idaho, and county seat of Ada County in The US. It is located along the Boise River at the foothills of Rocky Mountains. This beautiful city is the starting point for many outdoor activities like rock climbing, mountain biking, and kayaking owing to its atypical geographical setting. During your Boise vacations, you would find that the city is also a regional hub for Jazz and Indie music, and that it celebrates the Gene Harris Jazz Festival every year in spring season. A great way to avoid last minute rush and inflated prices for your holiday trip is to book your Boise vacation packages well in advance.
The best time to visit Boise is the summer season from June to August and the winter season from December to March.
Places of interest in Boise
Idaho State Capitol
The Idaho State Capitol in Boise is the home of the government of the state of Idaho. It is a remarkable example of early 20th century Neoclassical architecture, and was built during 1905 and 1920. Its interiors are hallmarked by a gilded horse-mounted statue of George Washington and a replica called the Winged Victory. This statue was gifted by France to appreciate US Army’s support during the Second World War.
Old Idaho Penitentiary State Historic Site
The Old Idaho Penitentiary State Historic Site was a functional prison from 1872 to 1973 in Boise. It offers guided tours through its solitary confinements, cell blocks and gallows that were associated with more than 13000 inmates in its nearly 150 year old history. Other attractions in or near this historic prison house comprise of museums, a botanical garden and some Bronze Age artifacts that date back to 1000-650 BC.
Julia Davis Park
Julia Davis Park is an urban park in Boise and it contains many of the downtown attractions in Boise. It is home to several prominent sites like the Boise Art Museum, the Idaho Historical Museum, Rose Gardens and Zoo Boise. This iconic park is situated next to the Idaho Black History Museum. This museum is the oldest black history museum in the Pacific Northwest and was built in 1995.