Bikes and beers go together like bacon and eggs, Batman and Robin, or hot summer days and ice cream cones. Like most ski town dwellers, Sun Valleyites have a penchant for cold brews, especially after a long, hot bike ride in one of the surrounding five mountain ranges. Sun Valley and the surrounding areas offer a plethora of places to quench a hard-earned thirst with local beers. So grab your bike and make your own Strava segment to and from these thirst-quenching locales. For the ultimate tour de suds, we suggest starting in Ketchum and making your way to Hailey.
Sun Valley offers a plethora of dining options, sure to please even the pickiest of palates. Here’s a quick guide to family-friendly eats in the Valley.
Take the confusion out of the 2018 Sun Valley summer concert line-up with our playlist of the musicians coming to town!
The hundreds of miles of trails in and around Sun Valley are a well known to hikers and mountain bikers. Sun Valley has an embarrassing wealth of buttery singletrack, incredible views, and uncrowded trailheads. If you’re inclined to hit the trail in running shoes instead of hiking boots, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re after a scenic cruise or a high elevation training run to punish your lungs and legs, look no further than these nine epic trail runs in Sun Valley.
Misconceptions and wives tales about Sun Valley are as plentiful as the sunny days out here. Some of the stories are worth their weight in tabloid gold while others are just flat out flabbergasting. Well over two decades ago I had the good fortune of being able to call Sun Valley home. Throughout my tenure, I have heard more than my fair share of fictitious stereotypes about this little mountain town somewhere in the middle of Idaho. I’ve found it only fitting to bring my loud-mouthed, beer-loving local dad persona about to tackle some of the most common misconceptions. So here are responses to the Top 10 hair-brained, half-cocked myths about Sun Valley. 1. It’s All Old People We don’t appreciate age-discrimination around here. We don’t care how old or young you are. If you can shred, you can shred and you’ll fit right in to our mountain town. It’s doesn’t matter if you’re a toddler or a teenager, a twenty-something or an octogenarian, you’ll always feel welcome to pursue your passions here amongst like-minded folks. Sure, we are home to America’s oldest ski resort and people from all over the country like to retire and buy second homes here. Who can blame them? There’s so much to do …