Driving the American West: To Boise, At Last

The Idaho State Capitol Building in downtown Boise

Several years back, I read an article in National Geographic Traveler on the merits of relocating to Boise, Idaho, and remarked aloud to myself:

“Wow, that sounds like a great little city.” 

Having finally visited it for myself this past March, I can confirm that yes, Boise is a great little city — and a cool big town. Residents are focused on preserving local architecture and conserving their environment, nurturing a thriving arts community, and supporting their homegrown food and beverage scene. 

It’s got all the makings of a lovely weekend away.

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