People across the country were asked in a massive survey which states are best and worst to raise a family. Idaho scored incredibly well, nearly taking the top spot.

According to the Ranker study the worst 3 states to raise a family is Alabama, Louisiana and Arkansas.

Idaho on the other hand seems to be a favorite destination for families. From the incredible nature, to four full seasons, to cleanliness, things to do and much more.

Idaho ranked at number 48 out of 50 for worst states. In other words, the third spot for the BEST state to raise a family. The only two states that scored higher than Idaho was Montana at number two and North Carolina took the top spot at number one.

Now lets check out some great family places, destinations, and things to do around the state and Boise area.

26 Family Fun Boise Area Activities from A-to-Z

Of course, we only recommend doing "V" with your adult children!

Fun, Outdoor Family Things to do Around Boise

Here are fantastic things to do outdoors perfect for families and kids.

KEEP LOOKING: 50 Reasons Why Discovery Park In Meridian is the Ultimate Family Daycation

Discovery Park is in Phase One of a 75-acre park for families. Kids can ride the zip lines, jump through the splash pad, build in the enormous sandbox, and Discovery everything in Idaho. It's almost like a Summer field trip.

The 10 Best Boise Neighborhoods to Raise a Family applied their methodology to over 30 neighborhoods in the City of Boise. After grading neighborhoods on quality of schools, safety, access to family amenities and other factors, they determined these are the 10 neighborhoods where you'd love to raise a family in Boise.

First Look: The Elton Family Aquatics Center at the Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA

The new state-of-the-art aquatics center is gorgeous. Take a look!

Everything That Meridian's Wahooz Family Fun Zone Has to Offer

Before you visit Wahooz, get a sneak peek of what is in store for you with the photos below. 

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