One thing I've learned about traveling with children is that if they aren't happy and having fun, none of us is having fun. But how many kiddie parks do I have to support? The key is to find places and things to do that the whole family can enjoy. This list will ensure the entire family has a great time.
The Discovery Center is a hands-on science center where everyone will find science way more fun than they expected.
Who doesn't like animals? Zoo Boise continues to improve its habitats and exhibits.
Bogus Basin is a winter fun zone, whether you downhill, Nordic ski, or play on the tubing hill.
Roaring Springs is the place for summer fun. As hot as Idaho gets, you need to be close to some serious refreshing water, and everyone can have fun in the water here.
The Morrison Knudsen Nature Center is an outdoor maze of wildlife, water, plant life, and fishery. Indoors you'll find exhibits about bigger animals and more.
World Center for Birds of Prey tells the story of how birds of prey have recovered from near extinction. You can see exotic birds and learn how DDT kills birds.
Idaho Ice World is the indoor ice rink in southern Idaho, where the average winter temperature doesn't usually stay cold enough long enough to have outdoor ice skating.
Warhawk Air Museum displays all kinds of aircraft. Everyone finds human flight fascinating.
Lucky Peak is the place for summer fun-boating, swimming, fishing, picnicking, you name it.
Deer Flat Wildlife Refuge has a great hands-on visitor center and lots of outdoors to enjoy.
131 West Myrtle Street
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355 North Julia Davis Drive
2600 Bogus Basin Road
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5668 West Flying Hawk Lane
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13751 Upper Embankment Road