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Boise Map, Idaho

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Boise Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Boise with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Boise useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Boise!

Boise History

According to one account, the name ‘Boise’ was derived from very early usage by mountain men. It is said that the French Canadian fur trappers went about setting trap lines in the area near the present place of Boise in the 1820s. The tree-lined valley of the river in the area was in contrast to the high desert area that surrounded it. This valley and the river became a main landmark for the fur trappers. They... read more

Boise Travel Guide

The North End is full of old homes with tree-lined driveways and boulevards. In 2008, North End was designated as one of the 10 Great Neighborhoods of the US by the American Planning Association. Southwest Boise was sparsely populated till the 1980s due to a moratorium on any new construction. Only recently the area is witnessing growth with the construction of new homes. Northwest Boise is an assorted mixture of old... read more

Boise Nightlife

Lots of hard work was done to get this place running as the founders had to get the laws of Idaho changed to get this bar plus restaurant running. Most of the items being sold in this bar are under $10 and it is a fairly cheap hot spot in Boise. read more

Boise Sightseeing

The Basque Museum & Cultural Center is housed in a new building adjacent to the oldest brick building in the city, called the Cyrus Jacobs-Uberuaga House. This building was built in 1864 and was the boarding house of Basques migrating from the northern Iberian Peninsula. The building functioned as a boarding house from 1910 to 1970, after which it was converted as a Heritage building. The museum is unique in the entire... read more

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