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More than a sack of potatoes.

Have you ever wondered – what’s there to do in Idaho? No, growing potatoes is not the only activity…

Seriously though, maybe you’re from out of town, or maybe you are a native – either way, summer is a never ending abundance of activities.

Starting with the obvious HUNDREDS of outdoor activities –  hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, camping, boating, the list goes on! But what about the other cultural activities that complete your summer leaving you wanting more? Here’s a few that we love…
Basque Block

Did you know that the Treasure Valley holds the largest Basque population outside of the Basque Country? A walk through the Basque Block in downtown Boise is like a walk through time. Grab a croqueta, some fresh paella and sip on a Kalimotxo, a traditional Basque drink, and take in the old world culture. The Basque Festival every year is one to not miss with music, food, traditional dancing, and drinks!





Love the theater? Try the Idaho Shakespeare Festival! This outdoor theater will fill your nights with beautiful sunsets, long laughs and great food. Pack a picnic or enjoy the catered food, but don’t forget the wine! With an array of different plays you’ll never get tired of the scenery and company.




sat. market

Whether you love to shop or people watch, the Boise Farmers Market is the place to do it. Saturday mornings, watch the streets of downtown Boise fill with tents, people and endless amounts of goodies! Street performers are in abundance and delicious food is on every corner. Pick up fresh flowers, fruit, art, jewelry or simply go to wander and enjoy the scene.



With so much to offer the list would be endless. You’ll find your summers in the Treasure Valley jam packed with not much time to spare.

Take it all in and don’t miss out on the beauty.