As one of the best midsize cities in the United States, Boise is a place that fills college audiences with excitement at Albertsons Stadium, while hockey enthusiasts watch the Idaho Steelheads play at the Idaho Central Arena. The advantages of living in Boise are plentiful, from its affordable cost of living and low population density to its excellent educational opportunities. There's no shortage of things to do in Boise, whether you're training for the toughest half marathon in the Northwest or cheering on the Boise State Broncos.
Major Companies in BoiseThe city is home to several major corporate headquarters, including Boise Cascade, Albertsons and Jand Idaho Timber.
Boise State University is also located in Southeast Boise, making this neighborhood a bit younger than the rest of the city.
Climate in BoiseWinters in Boise are mild, with average temperatures ranging from 24 to 45 degrees Fahrenheit and moderate snowfall. In comparison to New York City, taxi rides in Boise are often accompanied by friendly conversation - by the time I was dropped off, my driver knew my life story! The Boise River flows through parts of northern Ada and the mountains of the Boise Range can be seen in the northwest.
Local LandmarksSoutheast Boise is home to several local landmarks, including the Simplot Sports Complex, Brown Crossing and Barber Park.
The sandstone building of the Idaho State Capitol and the Boise Art Deco Museum of Art Deco feature historic buildings, works of art and exhibits.