Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Downtown Boise

Enjoy the area's live music, art galleries and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in Downtown Boise. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, bars and shopping. Idaho State Capitol Building and Taco Bell Arena are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Downtown Boise

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Downtown Boise a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boise Art Glass (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Woodland Empire Ale Craft (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Boise Trolley Tour (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Zoo Boise (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Cinder Winery (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Boise

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Downtown Boise is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ann Morrison Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Kathryn Albertson Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Julia Davis Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Camel's Back Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Boise Municipal Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Veterans Memorial Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Downtown Boise

The nearest airport is in Boise, ID (BOI), located 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 84 holiday lettings near Downtown. From 42 Houses to 23 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • North End: 116 holiday homes
  • Winstead Park: 16 holiday homes
  • Southwest Ada County Alliance: 17 holiday homes
  • Southeast Boise: 80 holiday homes
  • West Valley: 18 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • First United Presbyterian Church: 399 holiday lettings
  • Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy: 398 holiday lettings
  • Basque Museum and Cultural Center: 398 holiday lettings
  • Egyptian Theatre: 399 holiday lettings
  • Belgravia Building: 398 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 42 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.