Locally referred to as “the Blue,” the turf at Albertsons Stadium is famous for being just that – blue instead of traditional green. It's also home to Boise State University's football team. For travelers with children, the Boise Zoo is a popular attraction. Get a glimpse of a variety of animals while learning about the conservation efforts being made for endangered species. Its regular tours and events will surely delight the entire family.
Art in the Park, among Boise's most popular events, is celebrated at Julia Davis Park every September. Hosted by the Boise Art Museum, it celebrates art with live performances, children’s activities, and food stalls. You could also check out the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, which runs from June through September at a scenic amphitheater on the banks of the Boise River.
A small airport, with connections to major US cities, services Boise. You can also reach accommodations near Boise State University by driving along Interstate 84, and use Valley Regional Transit buses to travel in and around Boise.