Urban Experiences

Southwest Idaho’s Treasure Valley is one of the most talked about urban areas in the nation. And for good reason. It’s brimming with cultural activities, night life, and dining that’s easily enjoyed, but not easily forgotten.

  • Boise Like a Local

    Boise Like a Local

    An insider's guide to exploring the charm's of Boise. From biking to boating and floating to feasting, here are the details you need for a week or weekend of fun.

  • Things to Do in Meridian

    Things to Do in Meridian

    Meridian is one of the fastest-growing cities in the US. With theme parks, shopping plazas and a growing culinary scene, this town has grown to be a lot more than what it used to be.

  • A Weekend Guide to Boise Restaurants

    A Weekend Guide to Boise Restaurants

    Boise is the center of Idaho’s thriving dining scene. Here, farm-to-fork dinners aren’t an anomaly — they’re the standard.

  • Food & Wine Guide

    Food & Wine Guide

    Boise’s food and wine scene is exploding with a vibrant farm to table dining scene, burgeoning craft breweries, and nationally-recognized wineries.

  • Boise by Bike

    Boise by Bike

    We’ve outlined the ultimate perfect summer day in Downtown Boise from sun-up to sun-down.

  • 7 SW Idaho Coffee Shops

    7 SW Idaho Coffee Shops

    In Southwest Idaho, you’ll find eclectic coffee shops full of local flavor. In small mountain towns, you’ll meet long-time roasters with a crowd of regulars and a cozy atmosphere.


Any time of year is great to visit, though “patio season” — running late spring to early fall — attracts the most visitors. But no matter the time of year there's always the comfort of a restaurant, museum, or cocktail bar to keep you entertained.

Accommodations, Activities & More

Roaring Springs Waterpark & Wahooz Family Fun Zone

Roaring Springs Waterpark & Wahooz Family Fun Zone

Take a mini vacation the whole family will love to Roaring Springs and Wahooz. The waterpark’s biggest expansion ever is now open, with three exciting new attractions.