Just moved to Boise?

Moving to a new city can be exciting and daunting at the same time, especially if you're not familiar with the local culture. Boise, Idaho is a beautiful city that attracts people from all over the world. But if you want to fit in with the locals, it can be a bit of challenge; especially with our influx of "transplants" these last five years.

Idaho Transplants & Transitions

For new Boise residents, you might feel like you're an outsider looking in, but fear not! There are dozens of ways to immerse yourself in this city's unique way of life, friend. And to lend you a friendly hand, we've gathered up some tips and tricks to help you fit in sooner rather than later.

So how do you make people from Boise think that you're one of them? 

Honestly, just follow the tips in the gallery below!

Boiseans are friendly people. Despite the rumors that we're anti-transplant, California-hating grouch-o's, a lot of us are ready to welcome our newest newcomers. Just think of our tips as a handy little cheat-sheet to help you fit in and shed your new-kid-on-the-block blues!

Scroll on for 10 ways to make the most local of locals think you're a local 😏

10 Ways to Make Anyone Think You Belong in Boise

If you're new in Boise and wondering how you can blend in with locals, scroll on for some of our best tips on how to do just that!

PS, Just for fun, we threw in a bonus tip at the end!

Gallery Credit: Ryan Valenzuela

Hopefully our tips are easier to swing than you thought they'd be! If not, don't stress, friend. You got this. Just remember the most important thing is to have fun and be yourself as you make Boise your forever home.

Hang on! Now it's time to help you make some Boise besties 😍 

Scroll on for 11 ways to start building your Treasure Valley tribe.

11 Simple Hacks to Help Transplants Make Friends In Boise

Gallery Credit: Ryan Valenzuela

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😎 20 Ways California Transplants Make Idaho Living Better

Friends, Not Foes

🥔 Contrary to the bad wrap they so often receive, California transplants bring a lot to the table here in Idaho.

From their environmentally-savvy ways to how much they support local and family-owned businesses, Californians have several positive attributes that contribute to and enhance Idaho living.

🙂 Before you dismiss the idea entirely, give the gallery below a scroll and let our 20 examples sink in.

Gallery Credit: Ryan Valenzuela

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