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Southwestern Idaho

The Idaho Center - One of the most versatile and accessible facilities of its kind in the West. Whether you’re attending a Convention, a Sporting Event, a Concert, a Trade Show, a Conference, an Equestrian Event, or a Theatrical Production, expect a first-class experience at the Idaho Center.

Music Theatre of Idaho - Provides the opportunity for individuals to expand and explore their interests in musical theatre production while presenting the community with professional quality, family-centered, affordable live musical theatre. Further, the MTI seeks to engage and educate persons of all ages through outreach programs centered on live theatre production.

Morrison Center For Performing Arts - Idaho's most prestigious performance complex, nestled on the bank of the Boise River and a part of Boise State University. Whether it be a ballet, musical, symphony, chorus, opera ensemble, or solo, the Center provides an unsurpassed setting for performers and audiences alike.

Wahooz Family Fun Zone - Treasure Valley's biggest and best place for family fun! Attractions include Go-Karts, Miniature Golf, Laser Tag, Bumper Boats, Batting Cages, Kiddie Cove, and Arcade.

Idaho State Capitol - Located in the heart of downtown Boise and constructed in the classical style of our nation's Capitol, this majestic sandstone structure was started in 1905 and completed in 1920.

World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame - Honors world-class athletes who are role models and humanitarians. Displays include artifacts and photos about the positive aspects of sports in human life and the specific athletes chosen for the honor.

The Discovery Center of Idaho - Boise's hands-on science museum. The Center is a laboratory where families are actively and directly involved in scientific exploration. Each 'hands-on' exhibit requires you to do something to learn the science behind the exhibit.

Idaho Historical Museum - Idaho's largest and most visited museum. Objects from the Museum's collection tell the story of Idaho from prehistoric times through the fur trade, the gold rush, and pioneer settlement to the present. Richly detailed interiors show how Idahoans in the late 19th and 20th centuries lived and conducted business.

Idaho Military History Museum - Established for the purpose of 'preservation, display and interpretation of military history and artifacts that have a geographical tie to the history of the people and state of Idaho'.

Idaho Ice World - Treasure Valley's finest indoor ice rink! The facility offers ice skating, lessons, hockey and private parties, equipment rentals, a video arcade and restaurants.

Boise Contemporary Theatre - Established for the production of theatrical works of the highest quality, which reflect and explore contemporary life.

Stage Coach Theatre - A quality-driven performance organization dedicated to producing contemporary live theatre that reflects and celebrates the human spirit for, by and accessible to the community.

Roaring Springs Water Park - Delivers a day filled with fun in the sun for all ages. The park offers everything from exhilarating tube rides to playful kiddie pools.

Lakeview Waterpark - Featured is a zero-depth entry beach that is perfect for small children. If you prefer you can slide down the gigantic water slide, play in the spraying water toys, or just lay back on the island. Lakeview Water Park is definitely the place to enjoy the summer!

Idaho Black History Museum - The mission of the Idaho Black History Museum is to educate individuals of all races about the history and culture of African Americans with special emphasis on the Idaho African American experience.

Warhawk Air Museum - Located at the Nampa Municipal Airport and contains a great collection of WWI and WWII vintage planes and war memorabilia.

Basque Museum & Cultural Center - One of Idaho's finest cultural institutions, interpreting the unique Basque Heritage for the public through a variety of educational programs, lectures and presentations, exhibits, and classes in the Basque language, dance, and music.

Boise Art Museum - Nationally recognized for leadership, innovation and excellence in the visual arts. The Boise Art Museum champions excellence in the visual arts through exhibitions, collections and educational experiences.

Activity Barn - A family owned and operated business offering tubing, sleigh rides and over 4 miles of groomed trails for cross-country skiing.

Idaho Botanical Garden - The Garden occupies 50 acres that originally served as the farm and nursery for the Idaho State Penitentiary. The Garden has blossomed into 13 specialty gardens, each with a unique focus on Herb, Rose, Alpine, Contemporary English, Outlaw Field, Butterfly & Hummingbird, Iris, Meditation, Water, Cactus, Peony, Children, and Idaho Native Plants and the Dod Dick Outdoor Classroom.

Zoo Boise - Come and let these animal lovers share their and knowledge of animals with you. The zoo is a fun, safe, family activity.

The Morrison Knudsen Nature Center - Offers a one-of-a-kind fish and wildlife experience on a 4.6-acre site along the Boise River Greenbelt near downtown Boise. The Nature Center's stream walk and visitor center provide a glimpse of Idaho's many landscapes and abundant wildlife. The underwater viewing windows along the stream walk give visitors a fish-eye view of the world.

World Center for Birds of Prey - The center houses about 200 falcons, condors, and eagles for breeding. Research is underway on nutrition, behavior, and many other topics to help better understand birds of prey and their requirements. The center also offers an education program and the Velma Morrison Interpretive Center.