Downtown Boise is the dynamic, prosperous and vibrant urban center of the Treasure Valley. It serves as the government, business, cultural and entertainment center for southwest Idaho and eastern Oregon. 35,000 people currently work in the downtown. Downtown is home to the Idaho State Capitol, the Ada County Courthouse complex and Boise City Hall. The downtown financial community houses regional offices many banks and other investment and financial groups.
Business services, retail shops, restaurants, theaters, art galleries and event facilities are weaved among office buildings, government institutions, historical buildings, residential units, parking and open space—all combining into a rich vertical and horizontal urban texture. Downtown is a place to socialize, shop and reside.
Enjoy the great outdoors within minutes of Downtown Boise. From refined to rugged, there’s something for everyone. Boise’s parks and trail system are world class, offering gentle garden strolls, biking trails, rigorous climbs and glimpses of wildlife and city lights … all within steps of Downtown Boise’s cafes, shops and theaters.
The following links contain great information on tourist related activities associated with Boise as well as the state of Idaho.