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Found 6 blog entries for July 2018.

Idaho offers some of the most amazing trails in the Northwest. There are trails for hiking, trails for mountain biking, trails for skiing, trails for running. You name it there are trails for it. Here are a few that you might want to try out that are close to Boise, Idaho.

Table Rock

Located in the historical part of downtown Boise, next to the Old Penitentiary is the Table Rock Hike. This hike is for walking or running and is a great 3.2 miles in length. There are many reasons why one would like this hike. One, it is the ideal length for hikers that only hike occasionally. Two, it has a great overlook of downtown Boise at the top of the hike. Three, it is an easy hike despite the steep climb. There is even the option to loop around to Table…

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Many cities and towns in Idaho started off as rural and farming communities, however, it has come a long way since its start in the 1800’s. The whole state has grown from those communities to big cities and they continue to grow. One of the most popular places to relocate right now in Idaho is Meridian, Idaho. Meridian is a simple 10 miles from the capital of the state, Boise. Idaho offers affordable living, employment opportunities, quality health care, several amenities, entertainment, and an outdoor lifestyle.

Affordable Living

Is Idaho’s cost of living affordable compared to the national average? Although, Idaho is affordable when it comes to cost of living it is a bit more than the national average. Over the course of the last few…

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The city of Eagle is one that is not only full of historical sites, beautiful scenery, and great people, but it also consists of rich flavors in each of their restaurants. Eagle is also known to be one of the more elegant cities in the Treasure Valley, a few of the restaurants on this list may be pricey. However, the quality of the food is guaranteed to bring you back for another visit. Here are some options to get you started!

Grit American Cuisine- This restaurant is located at 360 S. Eagle Road, and, as the name states, it specializes in American cuisine. Many of the items on the menu seem like your everyday food at first glance. However, each dish has a unique twist of flavor to spice things up. Some menu items include: fried chicken (made with…

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If you are exploring around the city of Caldwell, Idaho, there are droves of places to stop by and grab a bite to eat. A lot of the places that will be mentioned in this article are ones that you may have never heard of before! Hopefully, the restaurants listed below will give you a great start to your food journey.

Mr. V’s Family Restaurant- If you’re looking for a classic diner atmosphere, then this restaurant is the ideal place to visit! Located at 407 N. 10th Avenue, this family-owned diner produces freshly made food from recipes passed down through generations (probably just how mom made it!). They make everything from breakfast foods to easy comfort food! Some of their menu items include biscuits and gravy, farm fresh eggs (made-to-order!),…

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Idaho, land of the potatoes, could not possibly have any fun, interesting or notable facts about it, right? There are actually quite a few things such as nearly every type of gemstone there is, including star garnets, and so much more. The state capitol is one of the only ones in the nation that is heated by geothermal water that has to be pumped from 3,000 feet below the earth’s surface. The name Idaho means the land of many waters, pretty ironic for a landlocked state you may say, however, there are over 100,000 miles of river in Idaho’s boundaries. This puts Idaho in first place for most waterways in state lines. Idaho is also home to Hells Canyon which is the deepest river gorge in North America. Hells Canyon is 7,993 feet deep, for comparison,…

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It is safe to say that dogs are man’s best friend, but that has never limited anyone when it comes to their pet choices. People have all kinds of exotic and interesting pets, for good or ill. Some of them work and some of them are total disasters that cost a whole lot of money and a whole lot of heartache before the trouble is done. There are a lot of animals in this world, and the vast majority of them probably do not make for good pets, for any number of reasons. Some of those reasons have been looked at by the law and have been founded to be worth of rules against particular kinds of pets. So, if you live in the Treasure Valley area and are not satisfied with owning a cat, dog, or other tiny animal typical of a pet owner, what animals are off the…

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