A lively, growing city, Boise is the largest metropolitan area in the state of Idaho and the third largest city in the Pacific Northwest. The population within the Boise City limits is around 215,000 – the perfect size for both small town moments and urban conveniences! With a readily expanding downtown area and a healthy, growing economy boosted by the technology industry and Boise State University, a leading research institution, the Emerald City is an incredible place to call home.
The urban areas of Boise are covered in biking and hiking trails and offer residents easy access to recreational hot spots such as Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, Lakes Lowell and Cascade, Brundage Mountain and many more. Excellent restaurants emphasizing locally grown foods are common, while entertainment and shopping options are endless. You’ll never get bored in this lively town!
Boise’s climate is dry and arid, yet Boise is located in the middle of the mountains – meaning the city experiences all four seasons with less moisture or humidity than most areas with similar seasonal changes. If you don’t already live in this amazing city, come see the Pacific Northwest’s best kept secret; you’ll never want to leave!