Sun Valley, Idaho

Local Information

Lodging

Find the perfect fit for your Sun Valley, Ketchum and Hailey lodging needs. The destination offers the ultimate in accommodation varieties. Whether you’re looking for world class accommodations with European ambiance, the classic vacation rental for you and a group of friends or a kid friendly hotel with a great pool, take your pick. The Wood River Valley’s lodging choices are diverse in both property options and price.

Why Sun Valley/Ketchum and Hailey

“If there’s an elite resort whose residents care less about appearance and more about attitude than Sun Valley’s we haven’t skied there yet.” – Ski Magazine

For more than 70 years, families have been drawn to the magical mix that is Sun Valley/Ketchum, Idaho. Many of them come for white-carpet grooming and challenging bowls of Bald Mountain. But just as many are entranced by the small-town charm and surprisingly sophisticated vibe of downtown Ketchum. And no one who visits is untouched by the pristine beauty of the Rockies. No matter what brings you, we know one thing is certain – once you get here, you’ll never want to leave.

Getting Here

By Air

Visitors to Sun Valley, Idaho, have the choice of flying directly into the Sun Valley area on:

SkyWest Airlines (the Delta Connection) with approximately 10 daily flights from Salt Lake City, UT

Horizon Air (the Alaska Connection) flights from Seattle, Boise and Los Angeles (seasonal)

By Ground

Visitors can also take any one of 60 daily flights into Boise, D, our major airline gateway, 2.5 hours west of Sun Valley. Daily shuttles from Boise are available on Sun Valley Express, Sun Valley Stages, and Salt Lake/Boise Express and will take visitors directly to Sun Valley. Delta Airlines, Horizon Air, Northwest Airlines, SkyWest Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Continental Airlines and United Airlines all service the Boise airport.

Once you are in the Sun Valley/Ketchum area, Mountain Rides offers an Around Town bus service that connects the areas in Ketchum and Sun Valley including Warm Springs and River Run lift access to Bald Mountain. Mountain Rides also provides a Down Valley service making several daily trips from Sun Valley/Ketchum to Hailey and Bellevue.

Weather

Our average summer temperature is 78 degrees, the average winter temperature is 23 degrees, and we have 150-200 average annual inches of snowfall. And they don’t call it Sun Valley for nothing – 250 days of sunshine each year.

Keep up to date on the latest weather in Sun Valley. Check out the Sun Valley Bald Mountain snow report.

Just for Kids

True we’re all kids for life but being a kid in Sun Valley probably means that the best playground in the world is at your back door. From mountain biking to adventure camps to horseback riding, to classes at the ERC and Community School, to picking seven different types of raspberries at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden to story time–being a kid is just better here.