Summer Packing List - Outdoors

Summer Packing List for Outdoor Adventures in The Rockies

As a woman who has grown up in the intermountain west, I’ve often heard it said that if you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes. I’ve seen it snow, rain, and be 70º all in one day in Wyoming. The worst snowstorm I’ve ever been in was in June in Montana (northwest Montana went without […]

Live Music in Sun valley

Best Live Music Joints in Sun Valley

Despite the town being so remote, Sun Valley is an excellent place to enjoy live music. We invite bands of all sizes, popularity, and corners of the country to play in our beautiful neck of the woods so you (and everyone else) can get serenaded on a weekly basis. Whether you prefer to boogie in […]

Why Try uphill skiing

Why Every Self-Identified Shredder Should Try Uphill Skiing

Downhill skiing is all about the rush. The turns. The powder. The first time you conquer a black diamond run. But what about the elusive uphill skiing (or skinning)? Yes, uphill skiing should be on your radar, especially if you’re a self-identified shredder or shred Betty who’s looking for new adventure. Now, you may be […]

Activities in Sun Valley That Aren't Skiing

Top 8 Winter Activities in Sun Valley That Aren’t Skiing

Are you tired of your friend’s shredding stories? Would you rather sit by the fire? Do you just need a winter off? Don’t worry – we get it. Not everyone comes to Sun Valley to ski. Luckily, there are plenty of activities for those who prefer spending their days off the slopes. In addition to […]

Spring Break in Sun Valley - family

How to Spring Break in Sun Valley, Family Style

You need to escape. You love to shred. You have five days. How will you spend your kid’s precious Spring Break this year? Well lucky for us all, Sun Valley Resort is running a kids ski free promotion for the entire month of March 2018. Yeah, we’re taking full advantage.  Here’s a suggested (and awesome) […]

Daily Deals in Sun Valley

Daily Deals in Sun Valley – Restaurants & Bars

If you’re traveling on a budget or a bargain hunter, rest easy because there are tons of daily deals in Sun Valley. The following restaurants and bars will have mercy on your bank account –even if you’re going out every night.  Everyday Happy Hours Every night, The Sawtooth Club hosts “the best happy hour in town,” and […]

Romantic Restaurants in Sun Valley

The Most Romantic Restaurants in Sun Valley

There’s nothing quite as romantic as bundling up for a beautiful winter walk with the love of your life in Sun Valley (especially if it’s snowing). There are great photo opportunities– like the iconic red Sun Valley barn on Sun Valley Road, the base of Penny Hill, or the ice at the skating rink. There’s […]

Things to do in Sun Valley this Holiday Season

10 Things to Do in Sun Valley this Holiday Season

If you’re even reading this post, you must either (a) love a snowy Christmas (b) be a powder hound trying to find ideas for your family who may need a break from the slopes (c) crave a low-key holiday season Of course, just walking through town will bring the holiday spirit out in the most […]

Time-lapse image of stars above the trees near the Sun Valley in Idaho.

Best Kept Secrets in Sun Valley

Sun Valley itself is a well kept secret. It’s location and chill vibe keep it off the tourist radar but once you’ve visited (especially during the winter months), you’ll be itching to get back and explore the back roads. Here are some of the best kept secrets in Sun Valley, ID. Back Country Routes Sun […]

Nordic Skiing in Sun Valley

The Download on Nordic Skiing in Sun Valley

Sun Valley has a strong reputation for its fabulous downhill skiing, but its less adrenaline-filled partner, Nordic skiing, is a favorite pastime of Sun Valley residents and visitors alike. Lucky for all of us, Sun Valley has world-class Nordic trails, and it’s taken just as seriously as skiing on Baldy. Sun Valley There are over […]

Best Running Trails in Sun Valley

Best Running Trails in Sun Valley & Ketchum

Running trails in Sun Valley (and the entire Wood River Valley) are a great way to enjoy the valley’s landscape. Luckily, there’s a trail for every type of runner. Lake Creek Trail If you’re a light jogger and prefer to stay on relatively flat terrain, check out the Lake Creek Trail. This trail is located […]

Sun Valley Barn in Winter

Why Sun Valley is Your Perfectly Chill Winter Destination

You want need a winter vacation. You want to get out of the city, hang in the mountains, shred, and slide right into the best aprés scene a ski town can offer (all while keeping a short flight time). Sun Valley has a welcome sign with your name on it, all while staying pleasantly off […]