Explore Homes in Idaho CommunitiesBoise and the surrounding areas have become a favorite across the nation, voted “One of Best Places to Live, Work and Retire” in numerous publications.
Considered a high desert with 4 district seasons the Boise areas offers a rich outdoor life for those who enjoy the great outdoors. Among what it has to offer are Biking, hiking, river rafting, river floating, skiing, boating, snowmobiling and so much more. Along with the diverse outdoor life, Boise enjoys an active cultural community which includes Ballet Idaho, Art in the Park, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Theatre Groups and concert series.
The capital city is nestled along the edge of the mountains giving over to amazing views. While you have moderate temperatures along the desert-like edge of the area, you only have a few minutes to drive to get into the snowy mountains for skiing in the winter, or fishing and hiking in the summer. With a population of just over 214,000, Boise offers some of that big city feel wrapped up in a small town attitude. From the beauty of the Northend to the rural areas south of town, you always have a place to go and to meet people. Farmer’s markets, first Thursday events downtown, concerts, theater shows at the Morrison Center, and of course, the BSU blue turf are just a few of the entertainment possibilities to experience.
Eagle is a refreshing, friendly, and active community. With some 24,000 residents this beautiful city is a great place to live, work, shop, dine and much more. With modern suburban living, you have access to some great local shops catering to the small town feel of the community. With homes ranging from smaller townhomes up to acreage horse properties, the charming community is a great place to call home.
The great community of Caldwell is nestled just a few minutes west of Nampa and is its sister community. With a historical downtown area housing the College of Idaho, the Canyon County Fairgrounds, and the meandering Indian Creek. It’s population of around 48,000 all love the surrounding rural feel of this rich farming land. Spend a great day touring some of the local vineyards or take an air tour at the Silverhawk Aviation Academy.
20 minutes from the capital city is lovely Nampa which is Canyon County's largest city with a population count of around 82,000. Nampa is where you will have the best of relaxed country life without being too far from amenities such as great schools, shopping, dining, etc. There is always something to do in Nampa whether it be growing your own produce for the downtown farmer's market, going to a rodeo, fishing, teeing off at one of many golfing greens in the area, delving into the history of the train museum, or sipping Merlot with friends at one of the picturesque local vineyards.