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 […]

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10 Best On-Mountain Dining Spots in Aspen, Snowmass, and Sun Valley

The concept of skiing to a great meal with stunning views is one of our favorite parts of winter in the mountains. You can expect nothing less than the best from on-mountain dining in Aspen and Snowmass, Colorado, and Sun Valley, Idaho. Here are our recommended spots to grab a warm meal between runs. Aspen […]

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Celebrating the Holidays in the Mountains

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Winter is in full effect in the Rocky Mountains, where the charming mountains towns are decked with holiday lights, and the streets are coated in the white of recent snowstorms. There is nothing more magical than celebrating the holidays with a white Christmas in the mountains. While […]

A group of happy guests at Limelight Hotel sitting by the fire- après-ski in the Limelight Lounge

A Guide To Après In The Limelight Lounge

The lifts are spinning and snow is falling in Aspen, Snowmass, and Sun Valley. One of our favorite ways to relax after a day of snowy adventures is fireside with a beverage. It doesn’t get better than the best après-ski at the Limelight Lounge. We “après” all year long, but winter is when this tradition […]

Ski With Kim Adventures

How Ski with Kim Adventures Found a Home at Limelight Ketchum

Since starting Ski With Kim in 1989, Kim Reichhelm, has been hosting clinics, camps, corporate skiing, private trips and adventure travel for all ages and abilities around the world. Find out how she got started and why she chose Limelight Ketchum as the home for Ski with Kim Adventures in Sun Valley.   Why Limelight […]

Shoulder Season in Aspen, Snowmass

Shoulder Season in Mountain Towns: Expectations vs. Reality

There is an ebb and flow to life in mountain towns. During the high season, Aspen, Snowmass, and Ketchum flourish – there are endless events, powder days, and a general hustle and bustle. But as the seasons wane, the pulse slows down and they revert to the charming small-town feeling of past eras. The streets […]

A girl playing at the Lost Forest adventure park near the Limelight Hotel Snowmass.

The Lost Forest: Up the Gondola from the Limelight Snowmass

On a recent afternoon at the Lost Forest adventure park, I saw firsthand how quickly my 9-year-old daughter is growing up.  It started with a wisecrack. As we suited up in our harnesses with the help of the Lost Forest staff, an employee asked me how my helmet fit. I told her that it fit […]

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How Sun Valley and Ketchum Celebrates Spring

In the Rocky Mountains, our notion of spring as a season is a little — shall we say “different.” True, it warms up a few degrees and we celebrate many of the same rites, but blooming flowers? Green grass? Nesting birds? That’s the stuff of summer. Spring in Ketchum means the final days of skiing […]

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 […]

The Limelight Ketchum Community Fund: 2018 Year End Review

The Limelight Ketchum Community Fund, founded in 2016, continued to grow in scope, influence, and capacity in 2018. The Fund, which now operates under a four-person board, donated $36,000 to thirteen organizations in the Wood River Valley region. Supported programs focused primarily on early childhood education, youth development groups, senior food services, and mental health […]

X Games Aspen

An X Games Inspired Aspen Itinerary

The 2019 X Games Aspen is right around the corner and we have all the details you need to be prepared for a fun-filled vacation. It’s going to be an action packed 4-days from January 24 – 27th, and you won’t want to miss out. X Games is a festival of events, filled with live […]

Aspen Gay Ski Week

LGBTQ Guide to Aspen

Welcome all LGBTQ to Aspen, Colorado! Our community in Aspen is proud to be a long-standing supporter of all backgrounds. If you’re in the market to plan your next getaway, look no further. Aspen is jam-packed with events, festivals, world-class restaurants, a vibrant nightlife, and everything else you need for a fantastic time. Not to […]