What's your pleasure?

Shopping | Dining | Family Fun | Outdoor Activities

The City of Meridian has a lot to offer you, your family & friends on your visit.

Shopping & Dining

Located in the heart of Idaho's Boise Valley (the Treasure Valley), The Village at Meridian is a unique and unexpected destination you have to experience for yourself.

Family Fun

A large waterpark, bowling alleys, go-karts, a professional race track, movie nights in the park, bike paths; Meridian has a lot of fun options for your family.


Meridian has large parks with play areas and it also has smaller parks for more quiet enjoyment. It even has a dog park for your four-legged family members.

Outdoor Activities

Looking for outdoor recreation? Meridian is your gateway to mountain biking trails, golfing, kayaking & rafting, fly fishing, skiing and much more.


Friendly residents that call Meridian home.


Parks with diverse recreational opportunities


Miles of hiking & mountain biking trails


Number of local wineries (we have breweries too)

Kleiner Park

This 60-acre park was donated to the City of Meridian by Eugene Kleiner in honor of his father, Julius.

Why Choose Meridian?

Meridian is a vibrant city that features affordable housing, low unemployment and a high public safety rating. It has been listed as one of America's Best Cities to Live by several national publications.

Meridian Rankings

Top 5 Cities to live in America
– 24/7 Wall St.

Top U.S. Cities for Doing Business.
– Inc. Magazine

America’s 100 Best Cities for Young People
– Newsweek

Best Places to Retire
- Forbes

Top 100 Places to Live
- Money

Getting to Meridian

From Boise International Airport:
Approximate Drive Time: 14 minutes
11 miles headed West on I-84 until you reach one of the Meridian exits

Directions from Nearby Cities

From Eagle:
Approximate Drive Time: 12 minutes
8 miles headed South on Eagle Road to Meridian

From Twin Falls:
Approximate Drive Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes
136 miles headed West on I-84 until you reach one of the Meridian exits

From Ontario, Oregon:
Approximate Drive Time: 47 minutes
47 miles headed East on I-84 until you reach one of the Meridian exits

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Who's doing business here?

There are a diverse number of large and well-known companies that are headquartered in Meridian, Idaho.

  • AmeriBen

  • Blue Cross of Idaho

  • Citi

  • Engineered Structures, Inc. (ESI)

  • Micro 100 Tool Corporation

  • PKG

  • Scentsy, Inc.

  • United Heritage Life Insurance

Meridian is named for the Boise Meridian, the Idaho land surveyor's north-south line
running through Initial Point, located 16 miles due south of the city.

Meridian is a high-desert (elevation: 2,605 feet) suburb just west of Boise. The average high temperature is 64 degrees; the average low is 41 degrees. Average yearly rainfall is only 10 inches a year, and snowfall 12 inches. Air quality is good.

Four distinct seasons allow for a variety of outdoor activities. Golfing, skiing, biking, and white water rafting are a few of the recreation option to the area. An abundance of recreational programs offer organized sports and community festivals provide great family entertainment.

Meridian and the surrounding area offers a high quality and vibrant lifestyle. Being a premiere place to live and raise a family requires a commitment to maintaining a safe and caring community that values its youth.

Questions about Meridian? Drop us a line to find out more!

Or if you're in the neighborhood, stop by the Chamber of Commerce office!


Phone (208) 888-2817 | Fax (208) 888-2682



In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, all city-sponsored special events and activities have been canceled or postponed (see press release).

Meridian strongly urges community partners to consider the CDC’s gathering guidelines HERE and make arrangements accordingly.

We appreciate your patience and continued support as we work through COVID-19 together as a community. For the latest City updates, CLICK HERE.

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