Young children looking at the view of the ski area near the Limelight Ketchum Hotel.

Limelight Road Trips Diary: Boise to Limelight Ketchum

By SALLY SPAULDING Getting out of the house with my family was all I wanted to do. After months cooped up inside thanks to the pandemic, I was aching for a change of scenery and a pause from the constant juggle of “momming” and running my business — a balance that only on the best […]

A couple overlooking a ski village in the summer near the Limelight Hotel.

Limelight Hotels Summer 2019 Preview

In Aspen, Snowmass Village and Ketchum, our hearts and minds are still undeniably centered on snow. It has been a particularly good snowpack year across the Rocky Mountains, and we’re still savoring our turns when we’re not serving our guests. But choosing which season we love more — winter or summer — is like picking […]

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Girls Trip! Weekend Itinerary for Sun Valley, Idaho

Not that anyone NEEDS an excuse to have a girls getaway weekend – just the fact that we all made it to Friday (again) warrants a vacation! BUT, from time to time, it’s nice to schedule a girls getaway because you need one, because it’s a bachelorette weekend, or maybe you’re having a small reunion […]

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Kid’s Summer Activities in Sun Valley, Idaho

CALLING KIDS OF ALL AGES (and parents who want some mom and dad time)! Ketchum and Sun Valley offer some of the most fun-filled summer activities a kid could dream up – some will take you through rivers and lakes, others will keep you close to town square, but all of them will be unforgettable! […]

Summer Adventure Bucket List in Sun Valley, Idaho

Sun Valley, Idaho prides itself on some of the top destination skiing in the country, but the true gem of our region may be found during the summer months. For adventure-seeking travelers or even established locals, outdoor adventure in Sun Valley is seemingly limitless. With The Limelight Hotel acting as a proverbial basecamp for thrillseekers, […]

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Your Guide to Cycling Galena Summit – From Ketchum, ID

For local Ketchum/Sun-Valley roadies and out-of-town visitors alike, a climb of Galena Summit provides cyclists with an unquestionably scenic, leg-burning ascent. Topping one of the highest paved roads in Idaho, cyclists will ascend the all-asphalt Highway 75 from downtown Ketchum and climb well over 3000k vertical feet. The Galena Summit climb is among the most […]

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 […]

Things to do in Sun Valley in the fall

Things to do in Sun Valley in the Fall

The crowds are gone, the air is brisker, and you can feel the changing of the seasons. It’s truly the most beautiful time of the year in Sun Valley, and it’s the perfect time to get out and explore. Here are some things to do in Sun Valley in the fall. Hiking Just about every […]

Things to do in Sun Valley in August

Things to Do in Sun Valley in August

Even though summer is winding down, Sun Valley in August is the perfect time to turn up! Dust off your summer bucket list and make the most of the long days, the warm weather and jam-packed events calendar in town. Here are some things to do in Sun Valley in August. Catch Some Major Shade If […]

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Wild Salmon are Disappearing from Idaho. Here’s What You Can Do About it

Idaho’s wild salmon numbers have plummeted in recent decades. I wasn’t aware of this until I heard about three Sun Valley women embarking on a 900-mile horseback journey up the Columbia, Snake, and Salmon River; from the Pacific Ocean to Stanley, Idaho. Their journey took 50 days and had one goal: To draw attention to […]

Things to do in Sun Valley in Summer

10 Things to Do in Sun Valley in the Summer

Between outdoor adventures, races, festivals, concerts, day trips, and relaxing pool days in town, there is certainly never a lack of things to do in Sun Valley in summer. In case you DO find yourself at a loss, however, here is a list of 10 things to keep your engine running all summer long. Horseback […]

Stand Up PaddleBoarding in Sun Valley

5 Places to Stand Up & Paddle in Sun Valley

Idaho is great for all kinds of uphill, land-based sports in the summer. This includes mountain biking, hiking, trail running, rock climbing and horseback riding. While these active sports have a solid corner of the summer adventure market, we can’t ignore the fact that when the sun is out, time on the water never seems […]