Comfort Suites Airport
2906 Vista Avenue
Boise, ID 83705
Phone: (208) 472-1222
Fax: (208) 472-1210
If tattoos and body piercings are your thing, then Krahnic Body Art is worth a visit. Famous for creating complicated and intricate art, this studio is one of the best in the area. The studio also specializes in 3D body modifications.
Boasting the honor of being Boise's original shopping center, this outdoor strip mall has been overshadowed by Boise Towne Square Mall, Karcher Mall, and Boise Factory Outlet Mall. However, its proximity to downtown Boise makes it an excellent resource. It is also home to several outstanding stores like outdoor specialists Intermountain Outdoor Sports and woodworking headquarters, Woodcraft Supply. Located between the Boise Train Depot and the Boise Airport, the mall also hosts the Antique Village and Needle Works Studio.
With over 100 antique dealers who sell their wares here, this antique mall, located in Country Club Plaza, offers a quaint tour of the "old world." Searching for a gem? You are sure to find it amidst all the collectibles in this 27,000 square-foot antique paradise. From one-of-a-kind items to sets of precious valuables, this castle of treasures offers some of Boise's best choices in antiques. No matter how much you can spend, you are bound to leave feeling like you have found a bargain.
At Subspace, you never really know what you might come across. This Boise specialty store features a varied mix of unique clothing, footwear, jewelry and more. One-of-a-kind items like kilts, corsets, hats and more make up the selection which will surely take hours to inspect. Subspace is the kind of place where you'll find things you never knew you needed, but now couldn't possibly live without.
This quirky shop is a great place to go for Idaho souvenirs. Bricolage has a line of Gem State t-shirts and hooded sweaters that anybody would love to wear. They also showcase art from around the country and sell handmade objects from around the country. Every now and then, they offer sewing lessons and other crafty activities.
For everything a mother could ever want or need for her newborn, Buns in the Oven is the place to go. This specialty boutique is singularly devoted to providing the most high-quality products to welcome that little guy or gal into the world. From necessities like diapers and clothing, to more fun items like toys and accessories, Buns in the Oven has got it all. Located within walking distance of many of Boise's best restaurants, shops and arts attractions, Buns is the go-to place for any new or expecting mom.
An early morning stroll through this early 20th Century market will take you back in time. A series of warehouses, Eighth Street Marketplace now plays host to quaint shops, movie theaters and restaurants such as Cafe Ole Restaurant and Cantina. Arches, skylights and other architectural touches highlight the old warehouses.
Located just off the Boise Centre on the Grove, this modern store offers an eclectic selection of Idaho-inspired gifts. Open since 1989, the store exhibits its owner's native knowledge of Idaho. Potato-influenced gift ideas range from t-shirts and sweatshirts to chocolate-covered potato chips. For a true Idaho specialty, take home a burlap bag of russet potatoes or a six-pack of russet burbank potatoes in a decorative gift box. The store also sells its products on its website.
This sleek, elegant gallery gives downtown Boise an exotic air. Luscious Oriental carpets and tribal rugs are prominently featured. The gallery, through a connection with a refugee weavers program, contributes its own line of handmade Turkish rugs, stained with vegetable dyes. The gallery also displays Asian antique furnishings, accessories and jewelry. All of these items are found on the owners' yearly Asian excursions.
Located in the heart of downtown Boise, this open-air shopping center offers a variety of interesting shops, restaurants and even a nightclub. Climbing three stories, the checkered columns of this mall add an original flair to Boise's mostly historic, sandstone buildings. Diners can choose from the Piper Pub & Grill, Fletcher's Cafe, Shige Japanese Cuisine and other locally owned eateries and shops.
At Lux Fashion Lounge, deals are the main draw. Lux buys and sells both men's and women's gently used clothing, including designer brands and trendy items. If you are looking to sell, come in on any day Monday through Friday between the hours of noon and 5p; if you are looking to buy, come in anytime between 10a and 8p Monday through Saturday and enjoy discovering some of the coolest items and best deals you are going to find in all of Boise.
Established in 1996, this furniture gallery and showroom displays original, hand-crafted furniture as well as other art and collectibles. This is the place to come for light fixtures, wall art, bedroom sets and special collection one-of-a-kind furnishings. Traditional, contemporary and rustic styles can all be found here.