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Flights to Boise

image of BoiseBoise is the state capital of Idaho, as well as that state’s largest city. Famous for its history of potato farms, Boise is gaining ground as a city for new high tech companies. It’s located in the southwest part of Idaho, near the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

International flights to Boise arrive at the Boise Airport (airport code: BOI). Flights to Boise from South Africa are indirect with two connections. Choose from airlines such as Virgin Atlantic Airways, United Airlines, Lufthansa, Delta Air Lines, British Airways, and BMI, who offer flights to Boise from South Africa via two stops. Flight routes differ between the airlines; for example, Lufthansa flies via Frankfurt and Denver, while British Airways flies via London and Seattle.

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The Tourist Attractions in Boise:

Boise Art Museum

First opened in 1931, the Boise Art Museum is one of the larger cultural attractions in Boise. They have a large collection of contemporary as well as traditional artwork from international and local artists. Their collection includes paintings, sculpture, photographs and ceramics. The museum is located in Julia Davis Park, which can offer a lovely place to walk and see the Rose Garden.

World Center for Birds of Prey

Located just outside of Boise, the World Center for Birds of Prey is a fun visit for anyone interested in wildlife. The Center is home to falcons, hawks, eagles and a number of other endangered bird species. There are regular shows and tours of the facility that let visitors see these beautiful birds up close. It’s located on the aptly named West Flying Hawk Lane.

Old Idaho State Penitentiary

Another piece of unusual Boise history can be found at the Old Idaho State Penitentiary. The prison was in operation for around a hundred years, until it was retired in 1973. You can tour the grounds, see the prison cells, and the gallows. There are historical exhibits throughout the prison.

Parks and Trails

For visitors who enjoy the great outdoors, there are several places to get outside while in Boise. Barber Park is a popular nature spot where you can see lots of local wildlife, and offers a place to go inner tubing on the Boise River. The Idaho Botanical Gardens is a more relaxing park with extensive groomed flower beds and natural displays. For walking or hiking, visitors should try the Boise River Greenbelt walkway that follows the Boise River through woods and eventually leads right downtown. Another option is the Hull’s Gulch Nature Trail that leads off of Eighth Street.

Idaho Shakespeare Festival

Anyone in Boise between June and September should see at least one of the live performances of the Idaho Shakespeare Festival. It’s held every year at an outdoor amphitheatre, along with food and educational programs. There are 5 main plays each season, always including several works of Shakespeare as well as others.

When Should You Visit?:

Summers in Boise can be hot, with July and August having highs of around 31C (88 to 89F). Rain is not usually a problem at any time of the year, but March would be considered the wettest month of the year with about 1 ½ inches of rain. Winters in Boise are not particularly cold. December and January are the coldest, where it gets as low as -5C (24F). The spring and fall months are the most comfortable for sightseeing.

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