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Of the many western U.S. Cities that boast high-quality living and unique opportunities for anybody, Boise, Idaho deserves a second look. With an impressive resume of things to do, educational opportunities, career & business options, and a distinction for outstanding living, Boise has it all; including numerous nationally recognized features. Whatever your situation is, Boise, Idaho is sure to cater to your needs.

Boise, Idaho has landed on national publications such as Forbes repeatedly for its excellent business and career opportunities & atmosphere. Boise also ranks high for cost of living and income growth. In conjunction with receiving rave reviews for business- information jobs, professional business services jobs and financial service

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Boise, Idaho is ideally located for anyone wanting to do some hiking. Since the city is nestled right next to the foothills, there is a myriad of opportunities for hiking. There are all kinds of trails from easy quick hikes, to longer ones that are more difficult. No matter what your level of skill is when it comes to hiking, the Boise area has something for you.

Let’s start off simple. If you have no hiking experience at all, but you still want to get a good jaunt in, the Greenbelt is an excellent choice. It’s also great for casual jaunts with friends or family, a leisurely break by the river, or a nice run. The Greenbelt is a paved path that runs along the Boise River. There is no elevation change, and a great thing about traveling along the

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There are a lot of ways to get around when you need to be somewhere. Sometimes in a city (Say for an example, the city of Boise) the best and most economical way of getting around is by riding a bike. For most of the state of Idaho, a bicycle is not going to get you far. There is a lot of space between things that you might want to get to and it is far enough that you are only going to try and make that on a bike if you are a cross-country cyclist betting ready for a major tournament. That is probably not most people, though I suppose there is always a chance. This is not the case for a city like Boise. The area is more spread out than other cities, but things are still pretty close together and you can consider getting from place to place on a bike

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Amidst the plentiful opportunities to go out and play in the frozen precipitate, you and yours will likely be trying to stave off any lingering of the winter chill with your home’s heating and air conditioning systems.

The hum of natural gas or electrical heating system may not quite provide the ambiance during the winter that some homeowners are looking for. They may be longing for the crackle and sizzle of the wood-burning stove or fireplace, staples to our Rocky Mountain state. And with the crackdown on efficiency standards by the Environmental Protection Agency nearly three years ago, wood-burning stoves and fireplaces are becoming even more viable choices to provide warmth to your home.

Don’t let the aesthetics of a crackling wood fire fool

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There are certainly a lot of sights to check out when you are in Idaho’s state capital of Boise. From unforgettable exhibits in Zoo Boise and the Aquarium of Boise to one of the biggest farmer’s markets you can imagine, the attractions of the city are truly endless. This is in no small part because of Boise’s large size as well as how long the city has been around. There are many interesting things to check out while in the Boise area that will help give you a taste of what Boise was like in the earlier days of the Gem State’s existence. Taking a trip through Old Boise has a really nice and comforting nostalgic feel that is sure to please any history buff.

Renovations in what is now the Old Boise Historic District began in the 1970s. Many people

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Boise is an incredibly diverse city and has something for everyone! As the capital of Idaho, it’s the largest city, and it’s a thriving urban environment. Boise is also surrounded by nature, and the Boise River flows directly through the city. The Boise River Greenbelt follows the river, creating miles and miles of pathways and beautiful green parks, and Boise itself is full of parks.

Boise doesn’t just have parks, and while the outdoors and nature are a large part of Idaho's life, they aren’t the only things. Boise has a rich history, and this can be experienced and explored. Specifically, in Hyde Park. This urban retail area is full of unique architecture, fun specialty shops, great restaurants, and yes, easy access to the great outdoors of

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House With Nice Yard

The end of summer does not equal the end of lawn care.

Normally, homeowners think of lawn care during the spring and summer. But the cooler months of the year is not a hiatus from taking care of your lawn. The cooler temperatures and occasional rainfall the season ushers in is a welcome change for your lawn, and the ideal time to prepare your lawn for the upcoming spring season – but only if you want thick, lush green grass.

Continue Mowing Through Fall. It might seem like your grass stops growing in the fall, but in reality your lawn is quickly absorbing nutrients and moisture to prepare for the winter that lies ahead. Keep watering and mowing your grass as needed, then as the season tapers to an end, drop your mower's blade to its lowest

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Idaho is one of the lucky places that experiences distinct four season weather with fairly temperate days and nights throughout the year. However, average winter temperatures do dip into the 30's and occasionally into the 20's overnight, so it's important to protect your Idaho home from the elements.

Keep your home in tip-top shape throughout the winter by beginning the job in autumn. One of the first things you should do is have your furnace inspected. It's important to ensure that your furnace is operational, energy efficient and of-course, safe. Have a HVAC professional come out and have a look. The repairman will clean the furnace, change the filter, check for leaks and unhealthy gases and ensure everything is operating as it should.

Getting

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Rock climbing

My life isn't ordinary because I don't live in an ordinary place. I toss my gear into the hatchback and jump into the seat, ready to take on the challenges of the cliff face just above Boise, Idaho. I've been hooked to the natural terrain the Boise Valley offers ever since my first climb here, over two years ago. As I drive along the winding, scenic pathway up to the Lucky Peak Reservoir towards my favorite spot, the Black Cliffs, my heart races with anticipation.

I remind myself again to thank the Boise Idaho native, who convinced me that the best place to get my excess energy out was right there at home with him, the region's headquarters for all things recreational. It is available for all in some way or another.  It's thick in the air. It

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Quality of life is everything. If you want to find it, move to Idaho. Arguably, Idaho boasts superiority over other states on a multitude of levels, everything from a lower cost of living to lower crime rates to awe inspiring beauty. And not to mention Idaho's best kept secrets. There is culture here. There is diversity. There are things to do. There are opportunities. Idaho is largely undiscovered with a land area of over 83,000 miles and a population of 1.47 million people. Do you want to uncover what others haven't? The journey begins with Idaho's aesthetic beauty. It's not just a desert. In fact, with more river miles than any of the lower 48, you won't believe it's a desert.  All can participate in some way in Idaho's wide ranging activities.

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