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Local Trips and Tours

Christmas Light Tours

Experience the beauty of Christmas through the sparkle of lights. The tour will visit spectacular light displays around Nampa. The bus will make a stop at Starbucks for warm beverages during the tour. ** December 16 or 17 ** Boarding 5:45pm - Depart Nampa Rec Center - 6pm ** $6

December 16 or December 17

Caldwell Night Lights

Join the Nampa Recreation Department to visit the Winter Wonderland in downtown Caldwell. We will visit Indian Creek in its winter splendor. Please dress for the weather. Warm beverages provided by The Bird Stop. ** December 9 ** Boarding 5:45pm, bus departs at 6pm ** Depart & Return: Nampa Rec Center ** $10

Cravin's Candy Emporium & Winter Garden aGlow Tour

Enlighten your holiday spirit and join the Nampa Recreation Department for a spectacular winter adventure that includes a tour of Cravin's Candy Emporium followed by Idaho Botanical Garden's Winter Garden aGlow. Includes transportation, tour & candy from Cravin's, admission to the Garden, & dinner. ** December 12 OR December 20 ** 4 - 9pm ** Depart & Return: Nampa Rec Center ** $25

Boise Airport Tour

Join us for a behind the scenes tour of the Boise Airport. Tour stops may include: operations, baggage claim, airfield maintenance (weather permitting). We will stop for lunch on our way back to Nampa. Includes transportation, tour and lunch. ** January 25 OR March 16 ** 10am - 1:30pm ** Depart & Return: Nampa Rec Center ** $20

McCall Winter Carnival

Join the Nampa Recreation Department as we travel to the 52nd Annual McCall Winter Carnival. A heated charter bus will take us to McCall to see the ice sculptures. Transportation, snacks and water are included. Pack a lunch or eat in McCall. ** January 27 ** 8am - 6pm ** Depart & Return: Nampa Rec Center ** $40

BLM Wild Horse Corral Tour

Join Alyane Blickle and the Nampa Recreation Department on a tour of the BLM’s Wild Horse Corrals and witness the 4-H program’s adoption process. Handling presentations from experienced Mustang wranglers will be there, as well as plenty of petting and photo opportunities. Includes transportation, tour and lunch. ** February 25 ** 9am-1:30pm ** Depart & Return: Nampa Rec Center ** $25

1000 Springs Boat Tour & Shoshone Falls

Catch the Snake River at the height of color with spring wildflowers and enjoy the serene beauty as you sit in the comfort of an enclosed boat. Lunch will be served onboard by Snake River Grill. Afterwards we will drive the back roads to Shoshone Falls to see the falls in its grandeur. You don't want to forget your camera! Trip includes transportation, lunch, water, snacks, and admission. ** May 9 OR May 16 ** 9:30am - 6:30pm ** Depart & Return: Nampa Rec Center ** $70

Sleigh Ride & Dinner

Join Nampa Rec Department as we travel 'back in time’ during an evening sleigh ride to the winter wonderlands of Garden Valley. Dress warm and bring a loved one to snuggle with as draft horses lead us through the snow with chances to view elk up close. Registration deadline one week prior to trip date. Transportation, sleigh ride, and dinner included. ** January 12 OR February 3 ** 3-9pm ** Depart & Return: Nampa Rec Center ** $68

Overnight Stay at Ashley Inn & McCall Winter Carnival

Join us as we spoil you during our overnight adventure in the snow. We start the trip traveling to the McCall Winter Carnival for a day admiring sculptures, lunch and taking in the beautiful sights of snowy McCall. Then we will travel to Cascade for an unforgettable night's stay at the Ashley Inn. The trip includes transportation, lunch both days, lodging, and dinner. Limited to 4 couples. ** Depart 10am January 31; Return 3pm February 1 ** $175/person (based on double occupancy)

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