Life in Idaho

I love Idaho. I grew up here, and I’ve raised my family here. There is a lot to celebrate about life in the Treasure Valley.

Facts about Hidden Springs

Though Hidden Springs is a city of its own, it’s actually closer to Downtown Boise than parts of Boise itself. The street layouts allow for pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods that are great for families with kids.

Hidden Springs has over 800 acres of protected open space. It also has connections to hundreds of miles of trails, is home to 2 pools, and a community event facility. You’ll never be bored here!

In 2013, Hidden Springs Elementary ranked better than 98.1% of schools in Idaho.

Hidden Springs is in the Boise Senior High district, which is highly rated among Idaho High Schools.

Facts about Boise

Boise is a Northwest hub of outdoor activity. Bogus Basin, Boise’s ski resort is just 16 miles from downtown. There are countless biking and running events each year, as well as hiking trails, wildlife reserves, and other opportunities to appreciate nature.

In their 2014 “Solutions for America”, Time Magazine ranked Boise #1 out of 9 cities who are “getting it right.”

Boise is home to a large Basque community. The “Basque Block” downtown is home to the Basque Museum and Cultural Center, the Basque Market, and many traditional Basque restaurants.

In 2014, Simply Moving Labor declared Boise the best place to move

Forbes’ 2014 “Best Cities to Raise a Family” list features Boise at #7

Vocativ’s 2014 Livability index features Boise as 11 in the best 35 cities for people 35 and under, citing affordability for a night out, inexpensive housing, and overall health.