Ace Hotel

Palm Springs

NOTES

Drink & Eat

The YARDARM • Beach bar and permanent food truck located near the river in the fabulously weird Garden City. Summer only.
facebook.com/yardarmboise

PAYETTE BREWING CO • Taproom with floor to ceiling windows that open out onto a large grassy lawn. Picnicking and lounging encouraged.
payettebrewing.com

OWYHEE TAVERN • Bar and restaurant with large windows overlooking downtown streets. Originally a hotel built in 1910, the building is now home to apartments and a handful of businesses.
owyheetavern.com

MODERN HOTEL & BAR • Fantastic patio—lots of seating, dog friendly, firepits. Good cocktails and food.
themodernhotel.com

BASQUE MARKET • Patio. Open for lunch and dinner daily but the real show is every Wednesday and Friday at noon, when they prepare a paella on the patio and serve it up for $8.99 a plate.
thebasquemarket.com

Outdoors

THE SPRINGS • Soaks, overnight stays, and bodywork at a small and well-maintained hot springs retreat just one hour from the city center. Read the story

LUCKY PEAK RESERVIOR • Rent pontoon boats and paddle boards at the general store. Swimming beach and gorgeous campsites (accessible only by water).
parksandrecreaction.idaho.gov

FLOAT THE BOISE RIVER • Easy three hour float down this cool and clear river located within the city limits. The route takes you from one park to another and is one of the best ways to spend a hot summer day in Boise.
boiseriverraftandtube.com

Stay

MODERN HOTEL & BAR • Dog friendly.