Sunsets in Ketchum

Catch the Sunset in Ketchum

Sunsets are the spectacular finale to a day of triumphs or hardships; a universal permit to relax, reflect upon today and willingly, even eagerly, grasp the inevitable coming-of-tomorrow. Here in the Wood River Valley, we’re always hungry for tomorrow, and...

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Ice Cream hops in Ketchum

Our Favorite Ice Cream Shops in Ketchum

A friend of mine once described ice cream as simple, frozen joy and I couldn’t agree more. There are few things that outweigh a locally-sourced sugary reward at the end of a jam-packed day. Luckily, Ketchum gives everyone access to...

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Desert Ducks and other Feathered Features

A narrow slice of sunshine beamed through the dust-baked window of my camper shell and gently coaxed me awake.  I had been driving through darkness from my midwest motherland of Minnesota, slamming energy drinks and blaring music from broken speakers....

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Idaho Beers to Try

Local Idaho Beer You Gotta Try

Hunter S. Thompson wrote in his famously debaucherous and roman á clef novel, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, that “Good people drink good beer.” We couldn’t agree more. Feast your eyes here (and your taste buds later) with this...

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Places to Get Your Spud on in Ketchum

Best Places to Get Your Spud on in Ketchum

“Where do you live?” “Idaho.” “Ohh—Potatoes!” “…Yeah…potatoes.” When most people think of Idaho—the Gem State—they don’t think of our abundance of elegant stones.  Nor do they imagine rugged snow-capped peaks, towering above pristine rivers.  They don’t consider the herds of...

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bike path

Cruising the Wood River Trail System

The Western United States is speckled with communities nestled in gorgeous mountain valleys, but too often visitors find themselves taking in the sights in a blur through a car window as they hustle around the towns.  Here in the Wood...

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What to Look Forward to This Summer in Ketchum

Summer is a magical and energetic season here in Ketchum, Idaho. With auctions and antique shows, brewfests and bike races, concerts and conferences, Ketchum has the ABC’s of events covered all summer long. Here are some my favorites.  Music Ketch’em...

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The Cellar

Our Favorite No-Frills Bars in Ketchum

Part of Ketchum’s appeal is the ‘work hard, play hard, then play harder’ mentality that locals and visitors share. Whether you work during the day and play on the weekends, or work at night to play during the day, there’s...

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