Uncategorized 2017 Total Solar Eclipse On August 21, 2017, Ketchum and Sun Valley, Idaho residents and visitors will experience a Total Solar Eclipse as the moon moves fully in front of the sun. This extraordinary moment marks the first total eclipse of the sun visible from all 48 contiguous United States since 1979 and the first visible from coast to […]
Uncategorized An Eventful Summer In Sun Valley, ID – 2017 By Sunseeker Every summer adventure conquerers are drawn out of the wood work to Sun Valley, Idaho in search of something special. For some, the lure is the 400+ miles of singletrack mountain biking trails, the endless hiking opportunities or even the rod-torquing trout lurking in the various waters are the sacred quests. For others, Sun Valley’s hybridization […]
Uncategorized How To Do Sun Valley, In Two Parts Whether you’re celebrity chasing or couch crashing, here’s the run down on where to stay, eat, and ski. April 13, 2017 By Julie Brown There are two ways to experience Sun Valley. The Hollywood way, with diamond-crusted facials and celebrity hobnobbing. Or the couch-surfing way, with a DIY flair that capitalizes on the local secrets of your hosts. […]
Uncategorized Find upscale comfort food at this distillery and brewery in Idaho USATODAY-Larry Olmsted The scene: Ketchum, Idaho was the last place Ernest Hemingway called home, and while Warfield Distillery & Brewery is new, there’s a good chance “Papa” would have liked it — the place not only serves great food, but makes its own beer and liquor as a rare combination brewery and distillery. Ketchum is also […]
Uncategorized The Tour de Sun Valley The insider’s tour of one of the most historic ski areas in North America February 24, 2017 By Gabe Schroder PHOTO: Courtesy of Sun Valley Fun fact: Sun Valley is a town, a region, and a ski area. The town of Sun Valley is home to the Sun Valley Resort, which includes the lodge, golf course, Nordic […]
Uncategorized The 10 Hottest Travel Destinations of 2017 Last year, savvy travelers flocked to Rio for the Olympics; Cuba, because they could; and America’s national parks, to celebrate the 100th birthday of the natural wonders in their own backyards. In 2017, we’ll see hot spots like Sri Lanka, Colombia, and Oman remain popular, but travelers will venture off the beaten path, beyond each […]
Uncategorized 10 over-the-top ski homes for sale right now We can dream, can’t we? BY MEGAN BARBER @MEGCBARBER DEC 19, 2016, 11:20AM EST From Aspen to Park City, ski country real estate is full of over-the-top, extravagant homes. Sure, the reasonably priced, cozy A-frame cabin on 20 acres still exists, but you’ll likely find more homes worth $2 million than $200,000 if you want […]
Uncategorized 26 Ways That Skiing Gets Better This Season The New York Times is as excited about the opening of the Limelight as we are! See what they have to say in their recent piece: By Elaine Glusac NOVEMBER 30, 2016 New Lodging   Overnight options in ski country will expand across the range beginning with the new Limelight Hotel Ketchum in Idaho, gateway to […]
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Uncategorized BIG NEWS! RNP Approach to Friedman Airport November 15, 2016 Alaska Airlines to use Advanced Technology to improve Sun Valley airport access New procedures will increase reliability and reduce weather-related diversions by 95 percent SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines’ sister carrier, Horizon Air, has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin using its proprietary Required Navigation Performance (RNP) instrument approach procedure […]
Uncategorized The Trump Effect The Trump effect. How will it impact the US economy and housing? By Matthew Gardner, Chief Economist, Windermere Real Estate The American people have spoken and they have elected Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States. Change was clearly demanded, and change is what we will have. The election was a […]
Uncategorized Dawn to Dusk in Sun Valley-National Geographic Discover some of our favorite activities in Sun Valley, Idaho, as they happen by day and night. Photographs by Ian C. Bates  Written by Gulnaz Khan The charming resort city of Sun Valley in central Idaho offers something for every type of adventurer. Spend warm summer days hiking wildflower-filled trails and biking scenic mountain paths, and brisk […]
Uncategorized Sun Valley Jazz Festival Five Days. Forty Bands. One Million Smiles Attendees from all fifty states, every Canadian province, and several foreign countries gather each October to celebrate live performances of America’s music. The Sun Valley Jazz & Music Festival was birthed out of a love and appreciation for jazz music by Tom & Barbara Hazzard and is being […]
Uncategorized Trailing of the Sheep Celebrating its 20th year in 2016, the Festival has expanded greatly from its humble beginnings, yet the goals and objectives of the Festival remain the same—preserving the stories and history of sheep ranchers and herders, celebrating the rich cultures of the past and present, and entertaining and educating children and adults about the production of […]
Uncategorized The Baldy Hill Climb This year, the Baldy Hill Climb is taking place Saturday September 24th, 2016. The Baldy Hill Climb, hosted by the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation, is an annual 1.9 mile, gut-wrenching, uphill climb in Sun Valley, Idaho.  Hundreds of athletes from a variety of backgrounds, compete against one another to be crowned King/Queen of the mountain […]
Uncategorized DOWNTOWN HAILEY HAS GROWTH SPURT Private and public infrastructure is keeping pace In 1996, the population of Hailey was about 5,400. Today, it is about 8,000. In contrast, Ketchum’s population in that same period has dropped by 100 so that it’s now less than 2,700. The private infrastructure of Hailey is keeping pace with the city’s growth, as evidenced by […]
Uncategorized 10 Free And Cheap Things To Do In Sun Valley, Idaho Enjoying Sun Valley’s long, sun-soaked days doesn’t need to cost a fortune. Here are ten of the best free (and nearly free) experiences to enjoy this summer. Hike Up, Hitch a Ride Down: Locals know there is a fountain of youth in Sun Valley, and it’s hidden on the daily pilgrimage up Bald Mountain. Hikers of […]
Uncategorized National Geographic-A Summer in Sun Valley, Idaho While travelers flock to the ski town during winter months, this mountain locale has just as much to offer when the weather's warm. Sun Valley, Idaho—where the first destination ski resort in North America was established in 1936—may have its roots in winter. But visit during the warmer months and you’ll understand the cliché that […]
Uncategorized A Music Lover’s Dream: Summer At Ski Resorts In an ongoing effort to become true year-round destinations, ski resorts have increasingly embraced golf, mountain biking, hiking, adventure sports and culinary events. But they are finding out that one of the biggest appeals to travelers is the sound of music. America’s top ski resorts, which tend to be full of luxury hotels, great restaurants, […]
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Uncategorized The 5 Best Wildflower Hikes in Ski Country Check out these hikes in Utah, Colorado, California, and Idaho BY MICHAEL SCHRANTZ APR 20, 2016, Curbed Ski Magazine It's waterfall season in the mountains, and that also means that soon the wildflowers will be popping up throughout ski country. Altitude is the biggest determining factor for when the wildflowers peak, but whether you're in Utah or […]