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Boise neighborhoods are like snowflakes, each one unique and full of passionate people who are proud to call Idaho home. Whether you gravitate towards convenience, peaceful evenings on the patio, rich culture & history, or delicious locally sourced eateries, these neighborhoods have those one-of-a-kind factors that residents and investors treasure for years to come. Discover which Boise neighborhood best suits your real estate goals and enjoy the perks of a city that's just minutes away from top-rated restaurants, wide-open spaces, excellent schools, community events, and more!

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Experience city living at its finest in one of the biggest small-big cities around! As Boise continues to grow, you can find an excellent selection of New…

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Boise is one of the last extraordinary urban areas remaining in the Pacific Northwest that provides an ultimate sense of out-of-town retreat with the comfort of being close to home. Boise rests along the lower region of the Rocky Mountains, nestled alongside the Boise River, and is covered in miles of lush trees. Boise attracts visitors and home buyers alike for its employment possibilities, seemingly limitless outdoor opportunities, big-city amenities, all-encompassing culture, and unique downtown attractions.

Whether you decide to spend a day or a lifetime in this beautiful city, below are a few ways to enjoy all that Boise has to offer. Take the weekend off and head downtown for two days well spent, exploring a city rich with possibilities. Host…

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Find the ideal Boise area park to enjoy your time outdoors with various park types, styles, selection of multiple amenities, and opportunities; there is something for everyone to enjoy. Today we will cover part one of a three-part list of Boise parks, as Boise is home to over 80 +/- area parks. Take your list with you and check it twice; discovering all of Boise's parks is quite the adventure; you may find yourself exploring Boise parks thrice.

Aldape Park - 629 N. San Jose Way, Boise (East Boise)

This lovely park, delightfully decorated with mature tree life and open play areas, is located in East Boise with scenic views across the Boise Valley. Aldape Park is a mini-park and great for a midday picnic!

Ann Morrison Park - 1000 S. Americana…

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A hidden gem, Boise continues to attract visitors with a growing underground culture, great food, excellent selection of local breweries, active lifestyle, educational opportunities, and an ever-growing number of small businesses. Boise, Idaho, strikes an ideal balance between metropolitan city perks and rural living, with access to just about every type of recreational activity. As Boise draws more attention, the growing population has created a cultural boom that has revolutionized the area's diversity and transformed the cultural scene.

Annual Events

Boise is host to a variety of things to do year-round, from downtown excursions to outdoor adventures. Look forward to fan-favorite events, including the farmers market, Twighlight Criterium,…

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Boise continues to top the charts as a great place to live, attracting a diverse profile of people from in and around the area for its relatively low living costs, a great atmosphere, access to big city amenities, and plethora of outdoor activities minutes away from home. As the city continues to expand, Boise has become a melting pot for cultural influence and a vibrant arts scene. With an ever-growing number of galleries on the rise and flourishing public art displays, Boise is a magnet for talent. From vivid murals to bronzed sculptures, artists work with fresh colors and unique materials inspired by Idaho's rural mountain landscapes to capture the area's charm. Whether you're visiting or moving to Boise, take some time to check out the…

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It’s that time of year again. The weather is warming and the seasons are about to turn from spring to summer. This is a recipe for beautiful sunshine, which makes for a great day at the water. The choices in and near Boise are endless. Lakes, reservoirs, streams, and rivers are remarkably abundant in this southwestern Idaho desert and bring a refreshing splash to the weather. There is no limit to the favorites of native and newer Boiseans. The Boise river features access to many of these “hot” water spots and allows for fun all year round.

When French trappers were traveling across the western territories of the United States, “Les Bois, Les Bois” was reportedly shouted as the trees lining the later named-Boise River came into view.  The river…

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Few mid-sized cities can match Boise's melting pot of rich cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities. Located beside the Boise River and nestled alongside the foothills, Boise is a gateway to an overabundance of outdoor activities ranging from snowboarding, boating, fishing, hiking, biking, and more! Adventure awaits just outside Boise's backyard with passage to an expansive network of trails that wind through the rolling foothills. Apart of the greater Ridge to Rivers Trail System, these routes offer picturesque views of downtown and the surrounding Boise Mountains.

The Ridge to Rivers Partnership strives to protect and maintain over 190+/- miles of Boise's most desirable trails by working with landowners and the city of Boise to create…

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Is there anything better than laying under the stars next to a crackling fire, listening to the sounds of nature lull you to sleep? If you’re crazy about Idaho, you probably feel this way too! With so many places to explore in Idaho, you’re likely to find lots of new adventures to add to your summer bucket list. You’ll get the chance to swim in crystal clear alpine lakes, take an afternoon tour through well-preserved forests, or hop on your ATV as you ride through the designated trails nearby. Boise has many great campsites only a short drive away from the city, so if you want a break from city life, pack up your gear and you’ll find a great camping spot in no time.

Sitting on the banks of the North Fork Boise River is Black Rock Campground, which…

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Whether it be a small bathroom or perhaps even a small kitchen, getting around and managing life's every day to do's in smaller spaces has the potential to be the bane of most everyone’s existence. Keeping organized, minimizing clutter, maintaining spaces, and keeping an open mind can change off of that for the positive! Trying to find a good home for all of the things that belong in this room can be a challenge that gets put off time and time again until it finally becomes too much. Amazingly enough, organizing a small bathroom or kitchen is a task that can be managed with success. Accomplishing the feat of having everything within its designated place and all things organized can be incredibly liberating. Coming home to a bunch of extra stuff…

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Stargazing in Idaho an important piece of all that is offered in this wonderful state. There are tons of people who are gearing up and heading out into the country to set up telescopes and check out the grand beyond that is often invisible in your daily life. With stargazing, there is something for everyone, and it is the ideal activity to take up for next to no price if you want. You can buy all kinds of expensive and cutting-edge equipment that you call your own, or you can just find a nice dark patch of sky and stare up at a blanket of incredible bright points of light.

So, what is there to discover in the night sky? Honestly, the first thing I recommend is to go out as far from civilization as you can get and then just engage in all the sky has…

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