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.

Shop & Dine

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!