Sunday Morning Walking Tour

Sunday, September 12, 2021

10:00am Grove Plaza - Meet Up

Boise Capitol

This 1.5-hour guided walking tour through 150 years of history and architecture in Boise is a great way to kick off your time in Boise at PNCWA2021.  This tour is complimentary for the first 12 conference attendees to show up. This is also a great way to support Move For People! 

This docent lead tour will include historical stories and feature key information about the architecture that makes downtown Boise like no other place.  This tour is great way to learn about how Boise's vibrant downtown developed and the people who made it happen.

Tour Highlights Include:

  • Downtown's evolution from gold rush boomtown, through urban renewal decline, and 21st century revitalization

  • Learn about Boise's early water systems

  • The oldest and newest buildings downtown, spanning 150 years of construction

  • Buildings associated with Boise's historic Basque, German, Jewish, and Chinese communities 

  • The Idaho State Capitol and Boise City Hall

  • Buildings designed by early pioneers and nationally known master architects

  • The Egyptian Theatre

Make sure to wear comfortable walking shoes, and clothes suitable for the current weather conditions.