Where To Stay
- Holiday Inn Boise AirportThe Holiday Inn Boise Airport is located directly across Interstate 84 from Boise Municipal Airport. A complimentary shuttle is available for transportation back and forth. The hotel provides Wi-Fi in all rooms, as well as other amenities, including an indoor pool, and a health and fitness center.
- Holiday Inn Express BoiseA half-mile off of Interstate 84 is the Holiday Inn Express Boise, less than a mile from Boise Muncipal Airport. Transportation between the locations can be made in a complimentary shuttle. In addition, this hotel offers great amenities, such as a complimentary breakfast, an indoor pool, and Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel.
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About Boise Airport
Located 3 miles south of downtown Boise in Ada County, Boise Airport averages 51 flights departing each day to over a dozen destinations. The destinations include Seattle, Portland, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Spokane, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Denver, Houston, Minneapolis and Chicago, which is Boise's easternmost arrival city.
The airport has two parallel runways, and passengers can choose from a handful of airlines: Alaska, Allegiant, Delta, Gem Air, McCall Aviation, Southwest, United. Airlines strongly suggest you arrive at the airport at least 90 minutes prior to your flight departure. Fun fact: In addition to its commercial flights, Boise Airport is used by the Idaho Air National Guard on the Gowen Field Air National Guard Base portion of the airport. The U.S. Forest Service also has a base at Boise Airport for aerial firefighting air tankers during wildfire season.
Stay at a comfy hotel near Boise Airport. Candlewood Suites is a preferred place for business travelers and leisure lovers to rest their heads, as it's located less than 5 miles from Boise Airport and within walking distance to many of the city's popular attractions. For easy in-and-out access, check into Holiday Inn Boise Airport, located directly across Interstate 84 from Boise Municipal Airport. This hotel provides Wi-Fi and an indoor pool as well as a fitness center. Another go-to place for lodging, Holiday Inn Express Boise is perfect for business travelers interested in quick trips. Dig in to a complimentary breakfast and enjoy an indoor pool during your stay here.
Welcome to Boise
As the capital and most populated city in Idaho, Boise is the cultural and business center of the state. In fact, with its booming creative scene, thriving tech economy and the growing Boise State University, the city was ranked as the "No. 1 Region On the Rise" by Time Magazine in 2014. Those traveling to Boise on business might find it useful to know that the city's economy is bolstered by megagrocer Albertsons, the multinational Micron Technology and the agribusiness giant J.R. Simplot.
Geographically, the Boise City-Nampa metropolitan area consists of five counties with the state's three largest cities: Boise, Nampa and Meridian. Furthermore, Boise is the third-most populated metropolitan area in the Pacific Northwest, behind Seattle and Portland.
Wondering what to pack? Temperatures peak in the 90s during the summer and drop to the 20s come the winter months. A jacket, hat and mittens are definitely recommended during this time of year. To get around Boise, you'll want to know the ValleyRide public bus system, which has about 22 routes through the major tourist areas and to the airport. If you want transportation that revolves around your clock, a rental car might be in your best interest.
Things to Do in Boise
Much of Boise's allure hinges on on outdoor attractions. Unwind outside at Boise River Greenbelt where 25 miles of scenic paths are available for biking, hiking and jogging. Kathryn Albertson Park is great park for birders or to bring the kids for nature walk. At the World Center for Birds of Prey, visitors can come face-to-face with live predator birds. A different bird is brought out four times a day and falcon heritage tours complement the exhibits. Idaho Botanical Garden, situated in the yard of the Old Penitentiary, features an English garden, tree house platform and garden heritage that's perfect for relaxing.
History buffs can take tours of the Idaho State Capitol Building, the state's most treasured building. Don't miss a college football game at Bronco Stadium, famous for its blue turf. Looking for some nightlife? The Egyptian Theatre is home to Opera Idaho performances, film festivals and the Gene Harris Jazz Festival.