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WalkAbout Boise

  • Downtown Boise - Basque Block 600 Grove St. Boise, ID (map)
Join us for WalkAbout Boise — an approximately 1.5-hour guided walking tour through 150 years of history and architecture. Let us introduce you to the built environment that makes downtown Boise like no other place.  This tour is great for visitors and for Idaho residents who want to learn more about how Boise's vibrant downtown developed and the people who made it happen.

Cost: $12 per person/$10 for Preservation Idaho members- (transaction fees apply)

More Info call: (208) 353-2011

Highlights include:

  • Downtown's evolution from gold rush boomtown, through urban renewal decline, and 21st century revitalization.
  • The oldest and newest buildings downtown, spanning 150 years of construction.
  • Buildings associated with Boise’s historic Basque, German, Jewish, and Chinese communities
  • The Idaho State Capitol and Boise City Hall
  • Buildings designed by early pioneers and nationally known master architects
  • The Egyptian Theater

No minimum attendance required. Max group size 25, but larger groups can be accommodated with advance notice.