Get around Boise for less
Travelers who come to the City of Trees can enjoy much more than the lush landscapes and natural beauty of the destination - there are also plenty of opportunities for mountain adventures, fine dining and nightlife. Boise is a large city - the biggest in the state - so start shopping for affordable and dependable Boise rental cars now to get yourself around to the top area attractions. Right now, Thrifty is offering excellent Boise deals on already low rental prices. Save some additional money with these free and cheap vacation ideas:
Discover the Basque Block
Idaho's capital is rich in Basque history. In fact, 10 percent of the city's residents are members of this ethnic group. To learn more about the culture, drive your Boise car rental to the Basque Block, a one-block expanse on Grove Street between Sixth Street and Capital Boulevard. The 15,000-person community is the largest of its kind in the country. It's entirely free to walk the streets and explore the unique architecture, though you'll have to pay admission to some of the area institutions - it's home to the Cyrus Jacobs-Uberuaga Boarding House and Basque Center.
Take in the Boise River Greenbelt
You won't need your Boise car rental to explore the dense, beautiful greenery of the Boise River Greenbelt. This popular park spans 25 miles, has a riverside path that's lined with trees and takes you through the heart of the city. Walk by scenic views, catch glimpses of regional wildlife and enjoy a picnic out on the green grasses under the shade of an old oak. It's such a serene and exquisite landscape that it's hard to believe it was once a sewage and industrial waste dumping ground.