Boise is pretty amazing. The way downtown is nestled between the Boise River, is full of trees and has the majestic mountains behind is certainly something special. Then you add in incredible restaurants, urban nightlife, the rich history, unique places like Freak Alley and we have the ingredients for a spectacular state capitol.
It doesn't matter if you are a native local, a newbie or thinking about moving to Idaho there are somethings about the place you should know. How Boise found its name and how Idaho got its name are very different and interesting stories.
The Treasure Valley and Boise area is such a fantastic place to explore. Interestingly enough sometimes when you grow up somewhere you don't visit the classic 'visit' spots. How many of these have you been to?