Category Archives: Idaho

Volunteer in Boise

If you are looking for a rewarding experience where you can help others, consider volunteering your time! There are many volunteer opportunities in Boise to take advantage of. You’ll feel good knowing you have helped make a difference in your community and in the lives of others. Here are a few of the many great volunteer

Boise Idaho History

When you look at the vibrant, modern, diverse, capital city that Boise, Idaho is today you may find it hard to comprehend that Boise had a merger beginning. This beautiful desert that is snuggled in the arms of the Rocky Mountains was once inhabited by Native Americans until the early 1800’s. Boise had its name

Boise Idaho

Even on a rainy day, there are many fun things to do in Boise, Idaho. Here is a guide highlighting some of the fun things you can do with your children in Boise on a rainy day. Discovery Center of Idaho 131 Myrtle Street, Boise, Idaho (208)343-9895 A great museum to take your children on

Volunteering in Boise

The Boise Rescue Mission is always in need of volunteers to help with many events throughout the year.  One of their major events is the Tamale Build.  Participants come together and make 5,000 tamales in one day to serve to the homeless and needy around Nampa and Boise for Thanksgiving and Christmas.  With the help

Boise Idaho

Boise, Idaho is a great city to visit with your family in the summertime, but can you manage to enjoy it on a modest budget? The good news is that there are tons of great options of things to do for free or inexpensively. Here is a guide highlighting some of the fun things you

Rodeos in Boise Idaho

Both professional and amateur rodeos are very popular in Idaho. Locals and tourists alike fill the grandstands to watch their favorite cowboys and events. There are four major annual rodeos in the Boise area. The Annual Daniel Dopps Memorial Dodge PRCA Rodeo, held on the last weekend in June in Mountain Home,45 miles SE of

Best Fishing around Boise Idaho

Best Fishing around Boise, Idaho Fishing is a popular outdoor pastime for many people and can be a relaxing way to spend a day. For those that live in Idaho and particularly around the area of the largest city in the state, Boise there are a number of places where good fishing opportunities can be

History of Boise Idaho

Located on the Boise River in Ada County in the southwestern part of Idaho, Boise is the state capital as well as the county seat. Originally, the area was inhabited by the Bannock and Shoshone tribes. The Spaniards explored the area around the year 1592, but did not settle there. In the early 19th century,

Things to do a Bogus Basin Boise Idaho

Boise is a city which is located in the state of Idaho in the north west of the United States. It is the capital of the state and is the city with the largest population which currently stands at just over 200,000 residents. Its history can be traced back almost 150 years to when the

Boise River Green Belt

The Boise River Green Belt is a twenty mile stretch of pure heaven for joggers, walkers, runners, skaters, bikers, fishermen and those of you that really appreciate the wonders of wildlife.  The Green Belt runs on each side of the Boise River North and South banks. It runs from Lucky Peak Reservoir in the east