The city of Meridian, located about 15 minutes west of Boise, is one of the fastest growing cities in the state of Idaho and in the U.S. Residents are capitalizing on low taxes, a bustling economy, and close proximity to recreation. As a result, lots of people are moving to the area searching for a higher quality of life. With its desirability, the Meridian real estate market is booming, with home prices seeing steady increases in values over the past several years.
Meridian has a quaint downtown area that is undergoing a revitalization. It features a variety of shops and restaurants within a short stroll of one another.
Meridian Things of Interest
Meridian is home to the Meridian Speedway where auto racing fans can watch races from the spring through the late fall. The city is also home to Roaring Springs Water Park that features a variety of fun water slides and a great water play area for toddlers.
In late June, the city of Meridian also hosts Meridian Dairy Days, a celebration of the city’s dairy heritage. While it is still home to five dairies, the city still celebrates its history as having once been the main area for dairies in the state.
The Village of Meridian is one of the Treasure Valley’s premier destinations for shopping and dining, offering a variety of boutiques in an outdoor setting. The Village also has an animated fountain show that is very similar to the Bellagio show in Las Vegas, but on a much smaller scale. There’s also a movie theater that features an upgraded “VIP” section where those 21 and older can take advantage of in-seat dining and beverage service.
Meridian Real Estate
As mentioned above, the Meridian real estate market is bustling. Meridian offers a variety of communities including a number of new developments such as Hillsdale Creek in south Meridian. Every community offers many different amenities and home styles. If you’re interested in moving to Idaho, The Mike Brown Group at Silvercreek Realty Group can help you find your next home in Meridian.