I was recently chatting with a coworker who had just moved to Boise, and they were saying how different life is here than anywhere they’ve lived before.

This intrigued me immensely because having lived in the Treasure Valley for so many years, I discovered that there are a lot of things that we take for granted as native Idahoans. 

 

 

 

This is something that I’ve begun learning as I’ve traveled to other places, because I’m always so relieved to come back home afterwards.

But it was an entirely different experience hearing this from a newcomer’s perspective and realizing just how cool and unique our little city really is.

So, in case you’re also wondering what exactly it is that makes the Treasure Valley so unique, read below: 10 things that are so normal to Idahoans, yet they shock newcomers who are moving into our wonderful valley.

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