- TripBuzz found 62 things to do with kids in or near Caldwell, Idaho, including 57 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boise, Meridian, Nampa and Eagle.
- From Caldwell Bowl to Whittenberger Planetarium, the Caldwell area offers 40 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Natural History Museums.
- True to its western roots, Caldwell often hosts a rodeo night at its local fairgrounds. Its downtown area features the Indian Creek which is celebrated each year with an annual festival. Once an agricultural town, Caldwell is a suburb of Boise and home to the College of Idaho, a four-year liberal arts college.
At Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center visitors can browse a taxidermy collection or go on a guided stream walk led by staff members. The center has underwater viewing windows where visitors can watch fish swimming in the creek.
The Hulls Gulch Nature Trail is a collection of trails of varying difficulty. The most popular trail is the 3.8 mile Hull's Gulch Interpretive Trail, for pedestrian use only (no bikes.) Many of the trails, however, are mountain bike friendly.
On a railroad built in 1913, the Thunder Mountain Line will take its clients on sightseeing trips on two routes: the Horseshoe Bend Route and the Montour Route. There are three types of fare, from the standard to the executive one.
As a local water sports destination, Lucky Peak State Park offers visitors outdoor activities like kayaking, sailing, and swimming. The park is located next to a 104 meter tall dam and features a separate swim area for children.