Boise, Idaho has never missed a ranking on our Top 100 Best Places to Live list, and it clinched the #1 spot on the 2019 list. As the capital and most populous city in Idaho, Boise helps set the cultural tone of the state, offering residents and visitors a rich collection of amenities from parks and restaurants to museums and music venues. Boise State University drives the economy in Boise, along with top employers like Micron Technology, St. Luke’s Health System and Simplot. While most of the city lies on a broad, flat plain, a stretch of mountains to the northeast offers great neighborhoods as well as great hiking and camping opportunities.
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