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Friday, August 6, 2021   /   by Greg Langhaim

7 Indoor Activities to Escape the Boise Heat

This year, we have had record-breaking heat waves throughout the Treasure Valley. As someone who isn’t a big fan of high temps, I am always looking for ways to get out of the house and have fun, but also to stay cool. Luckily, Boise has a lot of cool, unique indoor activities, whether you are looking for fun for the whole family, or maybe more grown-up fun. In this blog post, I will be sharing with you 10 great places to beat the heat and explore Boise. 

Treasure Valley Skate
Roller Skating is a great way to get some exercise and have fun! Treasure Valley Skate has a wide-open roller rink, with disco lights, and music from a live DJ at every session. This is especially a great place to check out if you have kids as they host private and public birthday parties for all ages. On top of all the roller skating fun, you can also enjoy arcade games and great food! To see their hours and rates, check out the Treasure Valley Skate website here.

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Friday, July 30, 2021   /   by Greg Langhaim

7 Fun August Events in Boise

August is a super fun month in the Treasure Valley. As summer comes to an end, there are tons of interesting and exciting events taking place all throughout Boise. Whether you are looking for live music, food and drinks, or special events, I’ve got you covered. For more info on any of the events mentioned, be sure to check out boiseevents.org. Enjoy!
Neighborhood Concert Series
The Morrison Center and Lost Grove Brewing are partnering for the Neighborhood Concert series to bring live music to a park near you! This series will help to support local artists and celebrate all the beautiful neighborhoods in Boise. Lost Grove Brewing will be selling beer, wine, and cider. For more information on local artist lineups, locations, etc., check out the event facebook page here. 

Yoga on the Mountain
This is a Treasure Valley summer favorite! Come to Bogus Basin on Saturdays and Sundays to join Yoga for Life as they host yoga on the mountain. Sessions are sixty minutes long, a; ...

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Friday, July 23, 2021   /   by Greg Langhaim

A Guide to Floating the Boise River

Floating the Boise River is one of those iconic summer activities that every Boise local knows and loves. If you are new to the area, or maybe just haven’t gotten around to taking the plunge, there’s a thing or two you’ll want to know before setting out on your float. In this blog post, I will be sharing some helpful tips to ensure a safe and fun time on your river journey. 

1) Bring the right supplies

The Boise River float is about six miles long and can take 2-3 hours to float depending on whether you are going for a casual float or are planning on paddling along the river. With this in mind, make sure you bring the necessities. I always make sure to bring a water bottle to stay hydrated, it can definitely get really hot on the river during the summertime. If you are like me and you burn easily, it also might be a good idea to bring some extra sunscreen. Most importantly, bring the things you will need post floating the river, such as car keys, cash, e; ...

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Friday, July 16, 2021   /   by Greg Langhaim

5 Relocation Tips

Relocating to a new state, or even city, can feel like an incredibly daunting task. There is a lot that has to be done in order to uproot your life and set out on a new adventure, but there is also so much reward in doing so. In this blog post, I will be sharing my top five tips for a successful and smooth relocation process. 
1. Take multiple trips to the area

It’s obviously important to familiarize yourself with a new place before taking the leap to relocate. A lot of times, the idea we have in our head of a city or state can be really different than it actually is. Prior to moving to Idaho, I had envisioned it as a very rural state with cows all over the place, farmland, etc. While you can definitely find that here, there are plenty of very urbanized areas such as Boise and the surrounding cities. By visiting an area multiple times, you will find what you like and don’t like. When visiting, be sure to ask yourself questions and explore all that there is to offer; ...

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