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Hiking, Summer

A Runner’s Tour of the Sun Valley Area

With hundreds of summer trails and plowed paths throughout the winter, the Sun Valley, Idaho area boasts a year-round running season and community to boot. A known mecca for skiers and riders alike, the area triples as a high altitude runner’s paradise. Try any run on this list for inspiring views and challenging routes, just remember to calibrate your pacing to at least 6000 feet of elevation.

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Arts & Culture, Summer

Sun Valley, Idaho’s Music Scene

While days in Ketchum can be filled with an assortment of recreational activities the nights belong to live music. Ketchum has a vibrant music scene that truly has something for everyone, from late night rock jams to summer evenings filled with orchestras and everything in between.  With the warm summer breezes come the sounds of live music throughout the valley. Time honored events such as Ketch’em Alive, the Sun Valley Summer Symphony and Jazz in the Park are family and picnic friendly. Along with musicians popping up on the decks, porches and parking lots of local watering holes, summer music events are looked forward to by visitors and locals while venues up and down the valley keep us on our feet all year long.   The Favorites Sponsored by the City of Ketchum, Ketch’em Alive, a local favorite, takes place every Tuesday at the Forest Service Park downtown from June to August, showcasing a variety of music by local and national musicians including rock, pop, Americana, bluegrass, neo-soul and reggae.   In July and August, the Sun Valley Summer Symphony presents internationally renowned artists and ensembles. Soak up some culture under the beautiful pavilion or out on the lawn where you can listen amongst the summer sunset.  Sun Valley Concert …

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Camping, Summer

Best Places to Camp Around Sun Valley

We’ve compiled a starter guide to camping around Sun Valley, Idaho. You’ll find information on public campgrounds, dispersed camping, RV parks as well as details on where to grocery shop, where to grab a shower, dump stations, dinner spots and camping supplies. 

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Shoulder Season Specials

Shoulder season in Sun Valley, Idaho is the ideal time of year for snagging a bargain. Hotel room rates are significantly more affordable, dinner specials can be found throughout the Valley and retail stores use deep discount sales to move their past season inventory during these transitionary months. To top it all off, the weather tends to be delightful and the crowds have yet to venture in droves. Won’t you join us this shoulder season? In order to get the most out of your stay, we’ve compiled a list of deals, specials and happenings to take advantage of:  Lodging Deals Limelight Hotel Idaho Local’s Rate April rates start as low as $119/night or save up to 30% off higher room types Valid now through June 20, 2018 Hotel Ketchum 20% off spring stays Valid on all stays April 16 – June 13, 2018 Sun Valley Resort Early Birdie Stay & Golf Package Includes lodging, a round of golf at either Trail Creek or Elkhorn (with cart), a complimentary round on the 9-hole White Cloud course (must be played same day), and range access Starting at $144 per person based on double occupancy Valid now through June 17th, 2018 Alpine Lodging Early season rates with …

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Finding the Mountain Biking Trails in Sun Valley – Maps, Apps, Shops & Guides

In an effort to keep your relationships in tact and maximize your time the saddle, we’ve created a mountain biking resource guide for the Sun Valley, Idaho area filled with maps, apps, guides and shops all ready to ease the trail selection pain.