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Garden City Travel Guide

Garden City is a small getaway city in Idaho, close to the capital, Boise. Garden City got its name from Chinese immigrants who lived in the area, while Main Street -- also know as 'Chinden' -- is a mixture of the words 'Chinese' and 'garden'. This main street is very popular among young adults and artists due to the edgy feeling and the apartments available there.

There are a lot of things to do in Garden City from landmarks, hiking, water parks, zoos, and museums to explore. There are even distilleries and vineyards in the region for travelers looking to sample the local grapes. Garden City has a wide selection of vacation rentals for visitors to choose from, so you're sure to find your new home away from home here.

Things to Do in Garden City

There are tons of sights to see and activites to enjoy in Garden City, plus with the state capital, Boise, only a few miles away, it's easy to take day trips to other places. Visit the downtown Boise area for landmarks, such as the Idaho State Capitol Building which hosts tours for people to learn more about legislative history.

The Boise River Greenbelt has a postcard-worthy hiking trail and is a quaint day out for families to discover the importance of dams and how they work. For wildlife and bird-watching the World Center for Birds of Pray and the Ann Morison Park are wonderful spots to soak up nature at its finest.

If you're visiting Garden City in the winter and are looking to make the most of the snow, Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area is home to skiing and snowboarding, complete with rental equipment and classes. The fun doesn't stop there either, during the summer, the area also has stunning hiking routes, tube sliding, and trampoline jumping. Elsewhere, the Roaring Springs Waterpark and the Wahooz Family Fun Zone are must-visits for families with young children.

For an alternative experience in Garden City, the Old Idaho Penitentiary is a disused prison which welcomes the public to see the inside and document 100 years of prison history. There are educational programs and guided tours available most days of the week.

Best Places to Stay in Garden City

The best area to stay in Garden City is by the canal, which is also very close to Boise. Garden City offers many types of house rental properties that can guarantee a great stay with family and friends. Most vacation rental house come with full kitchens and multiple bathrooms, so are suitable for large groups too.

Best Time to Visit Garden City

For summer activities, the ideal time to visit Garden City in June when the weather is pleasant but not overly hot, having an average temperature of 80 degrees. For skiing and winter activities, plan your trip in December when there's plenty of snow and temperatures average 30 degrees.

Price and Availability in Garden City

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Garden City tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Garden City tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Garden City is in February, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Garden City is in the high season in August. Garden City has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Garden City

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Garden City. The hottest month in Garden City is June, when temperatures peak at 105 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 16 ˚F. The wettest month in Garden City is July with 3.27 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.04 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Garden City

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of the best providers - Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and many more. Garden City has 303 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those wanting to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Garden City comes in at $10 a night. The average price of a vacation rental is generally $92 per night.

If you would like to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 126 accommodations in Garden City that have WiFi. 14 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 9 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Garden City? Then choose one of the 126 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 8 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

AllTheRooms has 31 pet-friendly places to stay in Garden City, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any trouble.

184 of the accommodations in Garden City have been rated by previous guests. They rated 68% as great. You can instantly book any of 124 places to stay right now.

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