Situated between the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the vast Great Basin deserts, Boise is the state's largest city and capital. With its stunning scenery, abundant natural resources, and year-round outdoor activities, the city is often cited as one of the best places to live.
Incorporated in 1864, the city prides itself for its independence and creative spirit. The downtown area is the city's cultural center and features an eclectic mix of architecture.
Boise is the headquarters for Albertson's, Boise Cascade, and Micron Technology.