Aug. 30, 2017

Southwest Airlines To Begin Nonstop Service to San Jose

by Boise Airport

On April 8, 2018, Southwest Airlines will begin flying nonstop service between Boise and San Jose, California. The new service will operate once daily utilizing a Boeing 737.

“We’re very pleased that Southwest Airlines continues to show a real interest in the Boise market”, said Rebecca Hupp, Boise Airport Director. “This will be the third California destination that Southwest Airlines has recently added; they began nonstop service to Sacramento in 2016 and San Diego in 2017.”

Southwest Airlines will join Alaska Airlines as the two carriers providing nonstop service between Boise and San Jose.

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Jul. 15, 2015

Adventuring in Southwest Idaho

When it comes to adventuring in the great outdoors, this mighty territory has it all. In fact, southwest Idaho offers such an amazing amount of topographical diversity, its regional tourism organization has found it necessary to divide it into six areas (Landmark Journey, High Desert Vistas, Big City, Small Towns, Raging Rapids and Sunny Meadows) to help us plan our visit and keep our bearings. Each area offers more opportunities for adventure than one can imagine. There’s whitewater rafting, kayaking, canoeing, downhill and cross-country skiing, mountain biking, golfing, hiking, rock climbing, horseback riding, and we’ve only just begun!

Feb. 4, 2016

Southwest Idaho: Adventures For the Fork and Spoon

What do whitewater rafting, kayaking, canoeing, downhill and cross country skiing, mountain biking, golfing, hiking, rock climbing, and wine tasting have in common? They all make us appreciate a good meal at the end of the day. Recently, Southwest Idaho has been discovered by foodies for its local flavors, intriguing wines, and imaginative chefs, who are pushing sustainability to a new level.

Jan. 12, 2016

Idaho Idyll: A Traveler’s Take on Southwest Idaho

Scott W. Clemens, contributing writer for food, wine and travel blog Epicurean Traveler, recently took a trip to explore all Southwestern Idaho has to offer. 

"I spent less than a week in Idaho, but it was enough to seriously pique my interest. I suggest the next time you think about “passing through” on your way to somewhere else, make a point to spend a few days instead. Experience the restaurants, wineries, brewpubs, inspiring scenery and friendly people. Who knows — you might even choose to stay."

May. 19, 2016

18 Summers: Southwest Idaho

18 Summers Southwest Idaho

An amazing thing happens when you bring your extended family on summer vacation—you extend the fun. See how trying new things like paddle-boarding, jet-skiing, and playing in the great Idaho outdoors can make your family’s summer count.

Jan. 12, 2017

Southwest Airlines To Begin Nonstop Service to San Diego

by Admin

On June 4, 2017 Southwest Airlines will begin flying nonstop service between Boise and San Diego. The new service will operate once daily, Monday through Friday, utilizing a Boeing 737.

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Nov. 17, 2016

New Hops Mill and Pilot Brewery Breaks Ground in Southwest Idaho

by Admin

To serve Idaho’s growing craft brew industry and foster stronger partnerships, community and business leaders broke ground on Mill 95 in Wilder, Idaho this afternoon. The facility will feature two cold storage buildings, the region’s first hops pelletizing mill, and a pilot brewery aimed at bringing brewers and hop farmers together.

Idaho is the nation’s third largest hop growing region with more than 5,000 acres planted. According to the Idaho Hops Commission, 75% of that acreage is located just west of Boise. Mill 95’s owners are building the facility in the heart of hop country, on 20 acres at the corner of Highway 95 and Howe Road in Wilder. 

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Jul. 1, 2015

Southwest Airlines Announces Nonstop Service to Sacramento to Begin January 2016

by Boise Airport

Southwest Airlines announced today they will begin nonstop service from Boise to Sacramento beginning in January 2016. Southwest Airlines will be running a low introductory fare for this new route at

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