Boise, the largest metropolitan area for nearly 400 miles, boasts no shortage of things to do. If your mind immediately goes to potatoes when thinking “Idaho,” you might want to start retraining it after we teach you about all the Gem State’s hidden, well, gems. There are no potatoes on this list of best things to do in town (although visiting all the top local restaurants is definitely a must-try activity), because spuds don’t have much to do with river cruising, botanical gardens, historical museums and all the other activities we highlight below. Ready to properly discover the capital of Idaho? Let’s get going.
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