Explore Downtown Boise

Tips from BoDo Locals

Browse our Boise travel guide to learn from insiders what to see and do in the vibrant BoDo area. While Boise is definitely a big city, we are known for our small-town vibe, making it easy to explore on foot or bike at any time of day or night. The Boise lifestyle is relaxed yet lively, locals are laid-back but inspiring, and myriad talents can be found throughout amongst our artists, designers, chefs, performers, book and music sellers and other merchants on display every day. You'll enjoy our easy access to the best things to do in Boise, much of it just a short walk away. 

Surrounding the Greenbelt, Idaho State Capitol Building and Boise State University are attractions such as museums and performing arts centers to eclectic shopping and incredible restaurants and bars. Just a few blocks from the hotel, guests will find a safe and pedestrian-friendly downtown district with must-see items like the Basque Block, Eighth Street Restaurant Row, the Saturday Farmers Market, and the Grove Plaza Fountain. Downtown's Julia Davis Park is also home to some of the city's top museums and Zoo Boise.

Further information is available from the Downtown Boise Association (208) 385-7300.