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Winter Activities

LET IT SNOW – Yes, we are screaming that!

The days are shorter and there is a chill in the air. We have one thing to “scream.” LET IT SNOW! LET IT SNOW! LET IT SNOW! And, in Sun Valley, Idaho, we mean it!

Hands down, Sun Valley is the ultimate vacation wonderland for winter sports and recreation. From outdoor activities to excellent restaurants, bring the whole family because a winter vacation in Sun Valley, Idaho offers something for everyone. There is downhill skiing, ice skating, natural hot springs, Heli skiing, snowmobiling, and horse drawn sleigh rides. There is back country skiing, cross-country skiing, skate-skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. There are numerous fireplaces for cozying up and excellent dining pleasing the pickiest eaters. Both Sun Valley and Ketchum, Idaho are dotted with fashion forward boutiques, home furnishing shops, day spas, and more, while art galleries abound. Whether headed out your back door to tackle miles of groomed trails or to downhill ski from River Run or Warm Springs, one thing is for sure - you’ll be awestruck by the beauty of open spaces, pristine snow and views that seem to extend as far as the eye can see.

Click on the links below to learn more about why so many of us call this place home.


Displaying 1 - 7 of 7 amazing things to do in Sun Valley

A skier’s paradise, the original destination ski resort known to enthusiasts as Sun Valley, Idaho boasts 3,400 vertical feet coupled with world-class...

Hundreds of miles of groomed trails are all within an hour drive of Sun Valley.

Looking for the groomed stuff? Head to Smiley...

Since its founding in 1966, Sun Valley Heli Ski has guided thousands of satisfied guest into the spectacular terrain surrounding Sun Valley,...

Sun Valley offers limitless backcountry ski terrain. The surrounding mountain area offers a network of Mongolian-style yurts and well-equipped huts that are...