Tourism

Boise to hold public hearing on ordinance to license short-term rentals

If you want to weigh in on short-term rentals in Boise, you have your chance next week.  On January 11, Boise City Council will be...

Employees say local Babby Farms treats animals poorly in unsafe working conditions. Facility passes inspection after complaints

Zoo Boise isn't the only place in the Treasure Valley to see exotic animals.  Just over the Gem County line north of Caldwell, Babby Farms...

Ski resorts around Idaho announce upgrades ahead of winter season

Ski and snowboard season is quickly approaching and resorts around Idaho have made some major upgrades to create a more enjoyable experience for guests.  BoiseDev...

‘Fall for Idaho’: tourism sees rough patch amid COVID surge, hopeful for winter season

Idaho was just three days into its "Fall for Idaho" tourism promotion campaign when crisis standards of care were declared statewide due to hospitals...

Alaska to add nonstop flights from Boise to Idaho Falls and Las Vegas

Travelers will soon have new nonstop destinations to and from the Boise Airport. Alaska Airlines just announced it's adding more flights to Idaho Falls...

Paved parking lot, new chairs, snowmaking: Bogus preps for winter with upgrades

Ski season is right around the corner and Bogus Basin has announced some mountain improvements. Bogus Basins improvements include additional lifts, more snow, parking lot...

Boise hotels see best month ever. Picture for events in rest of 2021 remains unclear

June was the best month ever for hotel bookings in the Boise area. That's according to the Greater Boise Auditorium District, which shared the results...

Camp out and drink up: Idaho winery adds overnight camping, with a twist ⛺️🍷

For many Idahoans, summer is all about spending time outside, and if you’re trying to decide between a family camping trip or a visit...

Want to fly from Boise to Moscow-Pullman? Another new flight on the way

The flurry of new nonstop destinations from the Boise Airport continues, with more new flights from Alaska Airlines. Last week we told you a previously...

Bogus finishes master plan five years early, looks to what’s ahead

It may be hard to imagine that back in 2016 Bogus Basin came up with a 10-year master plan with a goal of transitioning to a...

New flights from Boise to north end of Seattle area finally set to start

Just before the COVID-19 pandemic began impacting the Boise area, we told you about a plan to add a flight from Boise to a...

McCall asks visitors to do their part this summer with new pledge

As we approach Memorial Day weekend, the McCall Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is asking visitors to sign a new pledge. ...

‘Very optimistic:’ How COVID-19 changed Idaho tourism and what’s next for Boise, McCall, Sun Valley & beyond

Summer is just around the corner. After a long year or so during the COVID-19 pandemic, Idahoans and people across the region are dreaming...

Southwest to add new flights from Boise to Orange Co. & Dallas

Southwest Airlines travelers will soon have new nonstop destinations to choose from the Boise Airport. The airline added direct service between Boise and Orange...

City of Boise signing onto global campaign for open space preservation

Boise is setting more ambitious goals for protecting the environment.  The city is joining the worldwide 30x30 movement, which aims to preserve 30% of the...