So, you did it. You are moving to the greatest place in the world. Congratulations! Welcome to the Magic Valley. A valley filled with lots of beautiful sites and adventurous things to do. “The Magic Valley is a region in south central Idaho constituting Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, and Twin Falls counties.” All of these places in the valley contain their own charm and great people in the community which they reside. Let’s start with talking about real estate.
Did you know in Twin Falls the median list price for a home is $313,550 and the median days on the market is 60 days? Your realtor will help you to find the deal that meets your requirements and will help you every step of the way of and selling and selling your house.
The Magic Valley offers countless weekly events. Whether that be a book club, yoga in the park, local bands playing, fairs, rodeos, you name it, we have it. The greatest thing about the Magic Valley is the people, and you will have plenty of opportunities to meet your community at the variety of events that happen each week. Get out there and start meeting those around you. Who knows, you could make some lifelong friends.
One of the most popular locations that we have in Southern Idaho is the Perrine Bridge and the Snake River Canyon. These two popular spots are located in Twin Falls where the tourists like to hang out and you might even catch a base jumper packing his parachute. Locals stroll the paved pathways and lovers put their initials on locks to hook to the lovers’ lock fence. You can see the most beautiful sunsets setting over the local golf courses and above the kayakers down below. If you are looking for a picture for your Instagram, check out Shoshone Falls, some refer to this local spot as “the Niagara of the West”. A must see to all who visit.
If you head down to Hagerman in Gooding County, check out Thousand Springs or a local natural hot springs to wind down after a long work day. Check out further down stream on a boat or a kayak to see some of the clearest blue water of which we call Blue Heart Springs. Check out the popular Hagerman Fossil beds for a field trip for the kids (or the history buffs).
Take a drive to Blaine County and visit Sun Valley. One of the many gems of Idaho. You can spot active locals riding bikes or hiking all day every day. Eat at some of the finest local restaurants, and check out some local handcrafted stores. Once you step foot into Sun Valley you can feel the crisp mountain air welcoming you to its beloved mountain town. Sun Valley is a great getaway, not only for locals, but some popular celebrities as well.
These are some of our top things we think those that are moving to the Magic Valley should know. We love living in the area and hope you will too. If you have any recommendations or want more let us know!