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Sun Valley
Whether you come for skiing or summer fun, beautiful Sun Valley offers recreational activities galore. Nestled in the spectacular Rocky Mountains of central Idaho, most of the action takes place around the Sun Valley Resort and its two mountains: Bald Mountain, ideal for expert skiers or snowboarders looking for steep, challenging runs, and Dollar Mountain, with gentle slopes that are perfect for beginners. Off the slopes, more winter fun awaits. Try dog sledding through miles of white powder or spend an afternoon ice fishing in the Big Wood River. Warm up at the Ketchum/Sun Valley Heritage and Ski Museum which features an exhibit on the history of skiing and information about Ernest Hemingway's time in Sun Valley... more Whether you come for skiing or summer fun, beautiful Sun Valley offers recreational activities galore. Nestled in the spectacular Rocky Mountains of central Idaho, most of the action takes place around the Sun Valley Resort and its two mountains: Bald Mountain, ideal for expert skiers or snowboarders looking for steep, challenging runs, and Dollar Mountain, with gentle slopes that are perfect for beginners. Off the slopes, more winter fun awaits. Try dog sledding through miles of white powder or spend an afternoon ice fishing in the Big Wood River. Warm up at the Ketchum/Sun Valley Heritage and Ski Museum which features an exhibit on the history of skiing and information about Ernest Hemingway's time in Sun Valley. Summer in Sun Valley offers just as many adventures. The Sawtooth Wilderness Area boasts over 200,000 acres of natural splendor, with opportunities for swimming, fishing, mountain biking, white-water rafting and more. less

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Sun Valley Resort
Sun Valley Resort
Owner description: Whether it's an exciting day on the slopes of Bald Mountain, or a relaxing sleigh ride or round of golf, Idaho's famous year-round resort promises a variety of recreation for... more Owner description: Whether it's an exciting day on the slopes of Bald Mountain, or a relaxing sleigh ride or round of golf, Idaho's famous year-round resort promises a variety of recreation for outdoor enthusiasts. less
Attraction type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Bald Mountain
Bald Mountain
Attraction type: Mountains; Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Dollar Mountain
Dollar Mountain
Attraction type: Mountains
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Bald Mountain Trail
Low elevation hiking trail that culminates in a scenic overlook on Bald Mountain.
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Sawtooth Wilderness Area
Sawtooth Wilderness Area(Ketchum)
The 217,000 acres within the Sawtooth National Recreation Area include some 300 lakes, 40 wilderness trails and a forest of fir, spruce and pine.
Attraction type: National Parks; Forests; Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

The Ram
The Ram
Ranked #1 of 14 restaurants in Sun Valley
Price: $22 - $32
Cuisines: American, French, Contemporary, Healthy
Dining options: Reservations
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Duchin Lounge
Ranked #2 of 14 restaurants in Sun Valley
Cuisines: American
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Sun Valley Club
Ranked #3 of 14 restaurants in Sun Valley
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Sun Valley Lodge Dinning Room
Ranked #4 of 14 restaurants in Sun Valley
Cuisines: Continental
Bald Mountain Pizza & Pasta
Bald Mountain Pizza & Pasta
Ranked #5 of 14 restaurants in Sun Valley
Price: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Pizza & Pasta

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Galena Lodge
Galena Lodge
$125 - $155
Sun Valley Inn
Sun Valley Inn
$129 - $299
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Sun Valley
Elkhorn Village Condos
Elkhorn Village Condos
$115 - $145

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Sun Valley Lodge
3.5 of 5
Sun Valley Lodge
$275 - $332
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Knob Hill Inn
3.0 of 5
Knob Hill Inn
$313 - $422
Ranked #1 of 12 hotels in Ketchum
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Kentwood Lodge
BEST WESTERN PLUS Kentwood Lodge
$166 - $358
Ranked #2 of 12 hotels in Ketchum
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