Find exciting things to do in Meridian, Idaho during your stay

Located in the Treasure Valley region of Idaho, the Country Inn & Suites in Meridian puts you within minutes of a plethora of fun things to do. You can travel less than 10 miles to downtown Boise to wander through Zoo Boise, browse the exhibits at Boise Art Museum, or stroll through the Boise Rose Garden. For an adrenaline rush closer to the hotel, zip down slides at Roaring Springs Water Park, cheer on racers at Meridian Speedway, or shred the snowy slopes at Bogus Basin mountain. Is shopping more your speed? Visit Boise Towne Square for deals at top brand stores or spend an afternoon at The Village at Meridian. If you need to catch a flight back home, Boise Airport (BOI) is only 10 miles away.

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The Village at Meridian

0.75 mi / 1.2 km from the hotel
Visit this open-air shopping center to enjoy its upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment options. A kids’ play area and beautiful outdoor spaces with seating, trees, and amazing fountains make this a relaxing destination for everyone.

Boise River Greenbelt

7.48 mi / 12.03 km from the hotel
If you’re in downtown Boise, stop by this beautiful public park that runs for 25 miles along the Boise River. Take a relaxing walk between meetings or spend an afternoon biking the trails. Fishing and birdwatching are also popular activities.

World Center for Birds of Prey

9.91 mi / 15.94 km from the hotel
Visit the education center of The Peregrine Fund, a non-profit dedicated to preserving endangered raptors, from falcons and eagles to owls. View exhibits on various species and on the sport of falconry, and meet individual birds and their handlers.

Old Idaho Penitentiary

9.56 mi / 15.39 km from the hotel
Open 1872–1973, this prison tells a unique part of the state’s history. You can explore solitary confinement cells and the gallows, learn about prisoners’ everyday lives, and hear sometimes harrowing individual tales of both crime and punishment.

Idaho Botanical Garden

9.5 mi / 15.29 km from the hotel
This 15-acre plot celebrates plants and the art of horticulture. A dozen themed gardens feature roses, herbs, native Idahoan plants, and much more. Take a class with the kids or simply stroll through the gardens and relax.

Bogus Basin

7.67 mi / 12.35 km from the hotel
Enjoy over 2,600 acres of land at Bogus Basin mountain. Suit up the family and head out for an enjoyable day of tubing, skiing, or snowshoeing.

Boise Art Museum

7.33 mi / 11.79 km from the hotel
Boise Art Museum, or "BAM" as it's known locally, has featured impressive collections of both traditional and contemporary works since it first opened in 1937.

Boise Towne Square

3.68 mi / 5.92 km from the hotel
Shop all afternoon at more than 150 stores, including Banana Republic, H&M, Macy's, and Michael Kors. When you get hungry, grab a bite to eat from one of two dozen eateries at this local retail favorite.

Meridian Speedway

1.96 mi / 3.16 km from the hotel
Satisfy your need for speed at Meridian Speedway, which boasts asphalt- and dirt-track races.

Roaring Springs Water Park

2.68 mi / 4.31 km from the hotel
This family-friendly, award-winning water park offers fun for everyone. Drift lazily through the Endless River or experience the adrenaline rush of zipping down the Cliffhanger, a waterslide starting six-stories up.

Zoo Boise

7.49 mi / 12.05 km from the hotel
At Zoo Boise, you can feed leaves to giraffes, get up-close to a sloth bear, and visit nearly 80 other species from around the world.