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With a mountain river flowing through out city, sidewalk cafes, art, food and foothill trails at the edge of town, there’s no shortage of summer activities in Boise. Here’s a list of things to do in the Boise area during the warmer months. Take some time this summer to disconnect from your phone and reconnect with family and friends.

Surf at Whitewater Park

Located between 34th and 36th streets, this whitewater park has one of the world’s first adjustable waves. It was made for kayakers but has become a favorite spot for river surfers. The man-made wave shaper can adjust the wave depending on water levels, and the park is open between March and October. If you’re more of a surfing spectator, the park is near cafes, restaurants and open-air bars. Watch the surfers and then grab a drink.

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Average temperature range: 80-90F

Summer in Boise is nothing short of awesome. Whether you want to get wet, hike or sit outside on a restaurant patio, Boise has everything you need to make the most of the warmer months. Summer days can get hot but things cool down at night.

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