Fly To Boise, Idaho
Boise stands as the capital city of the state of Idaho. The perfect natural setting of the city at the base of the Rocky Mountains with the Boise River dividing the urban sprawl makes for plenty of outdoor adventure activities for tourists to enjoy. The name ‘Boise’ is drawn from the French word ‘boisé’ meaning ‘wooded’, which relates to the city’s nickname ‘City of Trees’.
Boise’s close proximity to the Great American outdoors does not take away from its charming complement of 19th century and modern architecture. The Idaho state capital offers numerous tourist attractions that range from leisurely sightseeing to adrenaline inducing outdoor activities. Outdoor recreational activities are seasonal with winter promising wonderful cross-country skiing opportunities, while kayaking, white-water rafting and hiking are the order of the day in summer.
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Visa Requirements & SA Embassy Details
- South African Passport holders do need a USA Visa to visit Idaho, and anywhere else in the United States of America. Allow plenty of time for Visa processing, and ensure your passport is valid for 6 months after your return date, and that you have 2 blank pages available for entry stamps.
- The nearest South African Consulate to Idaho is the South African Consulate General in Los Angeles, California. 6300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 600 Los Angeles, CA 90048. Phone (323) 651 0902. Fax: (323) 651 5969. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: link2southafrica.com.
See and do
A short hike or drive to the summit of Table Rock is worthwhile for the scintillating vistas of the city and surrounding valley. From this elevated vantage point visitors can also spot herds of deer and elk in the hills.
Tourists who enjoy adrenaline-driven thrills will appreciate the many attractions of the city affording a wide variety of heart-pumping pursuits. Rock climbing, kayaking, mountain biking, white water rafting, inner tubing, skiing and boarding are just some of the activities tourists can enjoy doing in and around Boise.
Roaring Springs Water Park, Zoo Boise, Banbury Hot Springs, the Idaho State Capital building, the Rose Garden, World Center for Birds of Prey, Idaho Botanical Gardens and the Boise River Greenbelt are some of the exciting line up of things to see and do in Boise.
Boise also hosts some fascinating festivals which should not be missed such as the Idaho Shakespeare Festival and Hyde Park Fair.
Boise Airport – BOI
Located 5km from the centre of Boise, Boise Airport (also known as Gowen Field) serves commercial flights to the east coast of the United States and the Midwest. Free Wi-Fi and recharging stations are available throughout Boise Airport.
Food and beverage: Boise River Marketplace, Quiznos, Outpost Café, Moxi Java, Maui Tacos, McDonalds, Home Team Sports Bar, Great American Bagel & Bakery, Canyon Crossings Bar, Villa Pizza.
Lost Luggage: The Lost & Found section is located on the third floor of terminal building in Airport Operations. The telephone number is: 208-383-3110. For lost luggage and items left on the plane, please contact the airline concerned.
Airport Hotels: There is no hotel on site. Hotels in close proximity to the airport include Choice Hotels Sleep Inn, Best Western Plus Vista Inn and Best Western Airport Inn.
Car Hire: Avis, Alamo, Budget, Enterprise, Dollar, Hertz, National, Thrifty.
Airport Hub: Boise Airport (code BOI) is a focus city for Horizon Air.