MERIDIAN, IDAHO – If you want to be in the center of it all, look no further than Meridian, Idaho. Silhouetted by the gorgeous Boise Mountains, people flock to Meridian for its family-oriented infrastructure, affordable housing prices, city planning, business opportunities, a wide variety of shopping venues, and proximity to neighboring cities.

Meridian residents have a strong community spirit and a kind of helpfulness found in small towns; locals are kind, friendly, and welcoming. That small-town feel is never more evident than when attending community events in the heart of downtown. Meridian is a place of belonging— it’s safe, clean, and a great place to raise a family. It’s a place where families ride their bikes to the local snow cone shack and let their kids play at the park until dusk.


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The City of Meridian boasts its own cosmopolitan shopping experience. The Village at Meridian has emerged as the center of upscale shopping, dining, and more. Beautifully designed, this outdoor shopping mall is an enclave of specialty retail stores, restaurants, a luxury movie theater with private seating, a fitness center, plus a bowling alley and arcade. It offers ample outdoor seating, a children’s playground, and a beautiful fountain showcasing hourly water displays with lights and music. The central courtyard is transformed into a festive outdoor ice rink during the holidays, featuring an enormous, lighted Christmas tree and Santa’s workshop.


On Main Street downtown is the Meridian Speedway, a popular summer attraction for young and old NASCAR fans who feel the need for speed. Meridian is the hub for family fun, from water slides to go-kart racing, laser tag, and rock climbing. Conveniently situated throughout the city are public parks, some that host free outdoor movies and live music venues during the summer months. Many of the parks have fun splash pads for cooling off during the hot days of summer.


Rated #3 by Money Magazine for Best Places to Live in the United States and #3 for Fastest- Growing in the country by WalletHub, Meridian is quickly emerging as a vibrant and growing hub for shopping family fun, and quality living in the Treasure Valley. Centrally located in the heart of the valley and with an intelligent growth infrastructure, it’s easy to see why families choose Meridian to call home.