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Sightseeing and landmarks in Boise

History museums

History Museum
“A brand new interactive museum. I was impressed by the immersive displays and the fun historical stories. It’s also on the perimeter of a gorgeous park, Julia Davis Park. ”
  • 4 locals recommend

Scenic lookouts

Other Great Outdoors
“Beautiful Boise River Greenbelt, 26 miles of paths for walking, biking, strolling while enjoying the beautiful Boise River.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Not really a hiking trail. It's an asphalt pedestrian path along the river. Nice place for a walk, bike ride, or run.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“There's not many things quite as relaxing as a stroll or bike ride down the Green Belt. Enjoy quiet serene trails or stop by one of the riverside restaurants for a bite to eat. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
  • 3 locals recommend

Historic sites

“The walking trails on Camels Back show a great view of Boise and are close to our recommended area Hyde Park- hike then enjoy some great food! ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The history of the Penitentiary is great for couples or families. Even great for photographers. ”
  • 1 local recommends


“Quaint and convenient library right across the Boise River and Greenbelt trail. Ann Frank Memorial and Wall of Humanity is beside the Library and next to the Greenbelt River Trail.”
  • 5 locals recommend
“This is the most wonderful library- choose your books online, then drive 5 minutes or walk ten to pick them up. An extensive book collection and some of the most wonderful books have no waiting list!”
  • 1 local recommends