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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
University
“So much to do here! BSU Football, Basket Ball & now Baseball! We try to make it to the Alumni Easter Egg Hunt on the Blue Turf with our grandkids. Lots of concerts too!!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Creative wraps, salads, tacos and margaritas-- along with sports on the TVs. All in the nearby Hyde Park disctrict.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
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“This place is hard to describe. Pool tables in one room and live music in the other. It's slightly elegant and a fun mix of young and old. Don't be surprised if you find yourself partner dancing with someone twice or half your age. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Certified organic nano pub brewery and locally sourced food- within a 5-minute walk.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“This is not far away. Just stay on 27th Street till it becomes Shoreline and as you cross Americana, you'll see this market on your left. Saturdays. There's another one downtown encompassing most of 8th Street.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is a Boise institution. Located on the famous "Basque Block" in downtown Boise. Great food and cocktails. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Café
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“I'd be willing to say that this is the most popular cafe in Boise. Great vibes, fun trinkets to buy, and right downtown!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Also located in Hyde Park, my buddy says this place has the fastest wifi of any of the cafes. Last time I was there, they were experimenting with some basic lunch foods. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Museum
“Has a static and rotating displays of interesting things (dinosaurs, sharks) and interactive things kids can get their hands on. This is not a huge place, this is Boise, we are a small city. ”
  • 20 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
Transportation
“Panoramic views of the city with a locale of beauty and architecture. One of Boise's Iconic spots. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bakery
“You’ll find seriously good pastries at this Parisian-style cafe! Best croissants and coffee in the area. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Park
“Fun park to check out with great hiking trails with off leash trails for your dog. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
College Football Field
“Catch a Boise State Bronco game while you are in town and see the famous blue turf in person. I suggest getting their early enough to tailgate. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Bardenay is a well-known restaurant and Distillery with amazing food and drinks! Open for both lunch and dinner, this is a great place to eat in groups, with a family or if you are traveling alone.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Food
“Local brewery Tap Room, next to the Greenbelt and the Boise River. There is an on-site daily food truck schedule on their website. ”
  • 17 locals recommend