Second in size only to Boise, Idaho Falls is a large city in the eastern part of Idaho. Many websites and publications have listed Idaho Falls as one of the best places to live, thanks in part to its opportunities for outdoor recreation, its outstanding quality of life, and its ability to thrive economically, even during national downturns.
The Idaho Falls economy thrives on tourism, health care, and scientific businesses. It provides a lot of culture as well, with rivers, a revitalized downtown, museums, and plenty of local shopping and art. The Snake River greenbelt flows through the city, the banks of which provide an ideal location for outdoor concerts, art shows, and other community events.