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Things To Do With Kids in Boise

The City of Trees is growing rapidly, likely due to its consistent rankings on top 10 lists. Boise has been placed among the best US downtowns, the best city to raise a family, the healthiest, best place to retire, best place to be a doctor, a good spot for yogis and asthmatics, and much more. It’s clear that there’s many reasons to bring a family to Boise, Idaho, even for just a quick weekend trip. Look below for some kid-approved activities in Boise:

Whether it’s restaurants, theatre productions, or even paddle boarding, Boise has plenty of kid-approved activities to keep you busy. Check out the following vacation ideas:

  • See classics recreated at The Historic Egyptian Theatre
  • Visit Boise’s longest-running community theater: Boise Little Theater
  • Catch a flick at Northgate Reel Theatre
  • Taste authentic Boise cuisine at Cucina di Paolo
  • Go on the water with Paddles Up Poke

The classroom isn’t the only place to learn something new. In Idaho, you’ll get geology museums, cultural centers, and science centers galore. Look below:

  • Learn more about local art at Boise Art Museum
  • See what makes the state unique at Idaho State Museum
  • Learn about the city’s rich miner history at Idaho Museum of Mining & Geology
  • See relics, artifacts, and more from the city’s past at The Basque Museum & Cultural Center
  • Learn about science at Discovery Center of Idaho

If the weather doesn’t cooperate, have fun inside! There are plenty of games and Boise indoor activities made just for kids. Check these out:

  • Play with your family at Wahooz Indoor Adventure Park
  • Grab some ice cream at Ben & Jerry's Downtown Boise Ice Cream Shop
  • Strike down the pins at Emerald Lanes
  • Game with your kids at VR1 Arcade
  • Skate around a rink at Idaho IceWorld