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Presidents’ Day Weekend Events

Embrace the spirit of love and celebration this Presidents’ Day Weekend amidst the stunning scenery of Sun Valley, Idaho. Our action-packed calendar of events invites you to immerse yourself in a tapestry of experiences that capture the essence of our vibrant community. From thrilling outdoor activities and aprés ski parties to cultural events and cozy fireside gatherings, Sun Valley welcomes you to escape the daily grind and indulge in memory-making moments in a magical winter wonderland.

Here’s a line-up of what’s happening in Sun Valley from Valentine’s Day through Presidents’ Day Weekend! [Read More…]

Holiday Happenings in Sun Valley

Escape the ordinary and embrace the extraordinary this holiday season as we invite you to revel in the magic of Sun Valley! Picture yourself cozied up in one of our charming vacation rentals, surrounded by the breathtaking winter wonderland of Idaho’s iconic mountains. The crisp mountain air is laced with excitement, beckoning you to embark on unforgettable adventures like snowshoeing in the Sawtooths, carving the powdery perfection of Sun Valley Resort’s world-renowned slopes, and reveling in the magic of holiday happenings suitable for families and fun-seekers alike.

From the fairy-lit Winter Wonderland in Sun Valley Village to live music, DJs, and dancing, here’s what’s happening in Sun Valley this holiday season.[Read More…]

Sun Valley Summer Events & Festivals

As Sun Valley locals and ski instructors who call this remarkable valley home, we LOVE the winter season but it’s the summers that truly steal the spotlight in Sun Valley.

Come and discover the sizzling secrets of Sun Valley’s summer scene for yourself! Escape on lush fairways and scenic trails scattered in wildlife & wildflowers, take summer dips in alpine lakes and hot springs, indulge in sunny patio dining, catch a Baldy sunset from a rooftop bar, and save the date for Sun Valley’s vibrant line-up of summer events. [Read More…]

Say “I DO” in Sun Valley, Idaho

Sun Valley Idaho has absolutely everything you need to create the ultimate destination wedding, live out your mountain wedding dreams, and create a lifetime of memories with loved ones!

Say “I DO” in a stunning and serene mountain setting with the classic charm of a historic ski town, the amenities of a world-class resort, and a wide selection of alpine-inspired lodging to accommodate your wedding party and out-of-town guests in style. [Read More…]

Take a Walk Through The Elkhorn Estate

Nestled in the heart of renowned Sun Valley, Idaho – the #1 Ski Resort in North America – this 7-bedroom, 7,600 sq ft masterpiece offers sophistication and serenity surrounded by 2.5 acres of pristine open space and breathtaking Baldy views from almost every room! Rooted in rich Sun Valley history, The Elkhorn Estate is an entertainer’s dream home with an innovative blend of mountain elegance and metropolitan flair, unique design elements and inspired functionality, and the high-end amenities of a boutique hotel. Take a tour with us! [Read More…]

Snowshoeing in Sun Valley

Sun Valley Resort is the first destination ski town in America and delivers everything you’d expect from an authentic ski town, and so much more! Strap on a pair of snowshoes and take a winter hike through the snowy secluded landscapes for a peaceful adventure and a great winter workout. First timer? No worries, it’s easy! As they say, “If you can walk, you can snowshoe!” [Read More…]

Vacation Rentals for Fall

Nestled between five unique and majestic mountain ranges and surrounded by nature in its purest form, Sun Valley is a destination adorned with natural beauty and some of Idaho’s most vibrant fall foliage. The mountains and trails are ablaze with color, a crisp lingers in the air, and the summer crowds are slowly diminishing – making it one of the most favorable seasons in Sun Valley. [Read More…]

Sun Valley Neighborhood Guide

Whether you’re seeking slopeside Sun Valley luxury, seclusion and serenity away from the crowds, or a downtown locale steps to an endless array of shopping, dining, festive local events, and a bustling nightlife – there’s a neighborhood in the Wood River Valley suited for your stay. [Read More…]

Sun Valley Spring Hikes

The Sun Valley area boasts over 30 miles of paved trails and 400 miles of hiking & biking trails that will spark all your senses and serve up spring adventures like no other. Here’s our top pick of wildflower trails for spring hikes in Sun Valley. [Read More…]

Top Sun Valley Events for 2022

Sun Valley is a four-season destination with outdoor adventures, award-winning restaurants, outstanding amenities and world-class festival and events to inspire all types of travelers. If you’re planning a vacation to Sun Valley, here’s our top Festivals & Events for 2022 to consider in your plans! [Read More…]

Sun Valley Restaurants & Nightlife

Whether you’re seeking an elegant, fine-dining experience in Sun Valley or tapping your toes for some late-night action in downtown Ketchum, we’ve got the local hot spots for a night out in Sun Valley. [Read More…]

Coffee Shops, Cafés & Casual Eateries

From the slopes of Sun Valley Resort and the iconic Sun Valley Lodge & Village to the streets of downtown Ketchum, there’s a diverse selection of coffee shops, cafés and casual eateries worthy of every vacation itinerary. [Read More…]

Favorite Holiday Activities & Events

Holiday season is fast approaching and it’s time to escape the city limits, breathe in the crisp mountain air, bask in blue skies and sunshine and surround yourself with spectacular alpine vistas and endless outdoor activities, with easy seclusion and social distancing! [Read More…]

Off-Slope Adventures in Sun Valley

Sun Valley is famous for its world-class slopes, but the fun doesn’t end on the mountain! Nestled between 5 mountain ranges, Sun Valley displays a magnitude of irresistible beauty at every turn and an array of off-slope and non-skier activities, and family-friendly adventures. [Read More…]

Sun Valley Ski Resort

Sun Valley Ski Resort is transforming from fall colors to a spectacularly scenic winter wonderland. With thousands upon thousands of acres of ski country to traverse and it’s looking to be a good season of snow. [Read More…]

Thanksgiving in Sun Valley

Thanksgiving in Sun Valley offers an array of seasonal activities, vibey restaurants, live music and family fun! Take a break from the daily hustle, breathe in the crisp air, ski opening day at Sun Valley Resort and kick up your feet as you snug up close to a warm winter fire for apres ski. [Read More…]

Fall Foliage in Sun Valley

Sun Valley, Idaho is a town of extravagant variety, bold bliss, secret serenity and a rich ski town history and heritage that draws visitors year-round. Our scenic Rocky Mountain town is tucked away in the heart of Idaho and bordered by 3 mountain ranges with some of Americas all-time mountain adventures. [Read More…]