Best of … shopping in Boise
Written by: Lindsay Shugerman
Contributed by Lindsay Shugerman, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru
Nestled amid the beautiful mountains, Boise is both the capital and the largest city in Idaho. It’s also a great place to shop, with choices for every taste and budget.
If your travels take you to Boise, or if you’re a brand new resident of this beautiful Intermountain West city, here’s our take on the best shopping Boise has to offer.
Historic Charm, Modern Shopping
Start your Boise shopping trip in the restored downtown shops of Old Boise. Be sure to include a stop at IndieMade, home to more than 30 local artisans and craftspeople.
Once your shopping is done, treat yourself to lunch or dinner at one of the areas tasty restaurants, from coffee shops to the Old Spaghetti Factory.
The biggest mall in Idaho
Winter weather can be brutal in Boise, so it’s a good thing there’s a wonderful indoor mall for snowy day shopping. Anchor stores Macy’s Kohl’s, J.C. Penney and Sears are just the start — there are 180 stores to choose from!
But which ever stores you select, make sure you make some time to shop in Idaho-based Coldwater Creek. It’s a great chance to support one of your home state’s businesses.
Boise’s newest, growing shopping district
The Linen District represents the future of new shopping in Boise. Plans include local and national retail shops and services. For now, it’s a great place to shop for home decor and renovation supplies.
Finished shopping? Local restaurants make it easy to shop and enjoy a meal while you plan your room makeover.
Boise Factory Outlets
Boise’s bargain shopping haven
Bargain hunters and deal-chasers will love shopping at the Boise Outlets. With over a dozen stores and more opening every month, this is the place to find today’s best fashions, shoes and home accessories at every day low prices.
A quaint setting for such innovative shopping!
Historic Hyde Park is home to over 160 businesses located in the one of the most charming areas of Boise. Choose from unique clothing shops, quaint antique shops and friendly cafes.
Plan to spend the day browsing shops of all kinds, then enjoying the mix of fine and casual dining tat makes this one of the best shopping choices in Idaho.