Discover The Best Of Boise

Boise is a fascinating city with an array of activities and attractions that make us unique. Allow our blog help you plan the perfect stay with our favorite Staff Picks for upcoming events, art festivals, live musical performances, sports and more.

  • Bloise Art Museum

    The Secrets of the Boise Art Museum

    July 04

    In the more than eight decades since its founding, the Boise Art Museum (BAM) has undergone many changes. Across all the moves and expansions, however, one thing has remained constant: the museum’s dedication to cultivating an appreciation for the applied and fine arts among the people of the great state of Idaho.

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  • Actor in lion costume performing in The Lion King on Broadway

    Broadway Comes to Boise

    June 05

    As the capital of Idaho and a thriving university town, Boise continually delights visitors with its many culturally rich institutions and vibrant arts scene. 

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  • farmers market boise idaho summer

    Saturday at the Capital City Public Market

    May 07

    Summer in Boise means spending as much time outdoors as possible, and one of our favorite ways to spend a Saturday is at the Capital City Public Market, the city’s original farmers market.  

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  • Young brown sitting down dog with yellow tennis ball in it's mouth

    Boise with Your Best (Four-Legged) Friend

    April 20

    Here at the Inn at 500, we LOVE our four-legged friends. And we really love it when our guests bring their best furry friends to enjoy Boise with them. (We do, in fact, have a new Boise Best Friend Package that includes a waiver on our pet fee, a welcome gift, beer tastings for two humans, and a $10 credit for our new Pet Menu!)

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  • glass making studio

    Hands On Look at Boise Art Glass

    April 02

    No need to shop for souvenirs during your stay when you can make one! The first Thursday of each month, head to Boise Art Glass and try your hand at this intriguing and beautiful art form.

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  • beer flight

    Cheers to Boise Brews

    March 05

    We’re all about the Boise-made brew!  When in town, you have to check out Boise Brewing, the true farm-to-glass brewery destination.

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