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Sun Valley Travel Guide, Idaho

Sun Valley, ID US – Overview: An Ideal Destination For Skiing Vacation!

A land full of small mountains and great landscape, Sun Valley, ID is a picturesque destination for everyone. Tourism is supported in full swing with activities like mountain skiing, hiking and trail riding. Skiing is, however, the main activity and experience. In the past, the ticket price for skiing was 25 cents. Today it starts at $4.25. Sun Valley has surely come a long way and its demand moved in the same direction.

Location and Climate

Sun Valley is located in Idaho, which is a northwestern state. The city has a rustic holidaying feel about it. It favors tourism mainly due to its climate and the number of options available for recreation.The summers are tepid and can also be quite hot. However, as the dusk appears, the whether cools down regardless of the season. Winters are cold and snowy, but not as biting as below zero degrees Celsius. In fact, Sun Valley has sunshine 250 days a year.

Popular destination for Skiing, River rafting & Filmmakers

Sawtooth National Recreation Area has in store, “The America’s Alps”. The Sawtooth Mountains are an unbelievable sight. These mountains have been a place of interest for many imaginative filmmakers. Its lakes are also a wonderful sight. Tourists generally go river rafting in the white waters of the Snake and Salmon Rivers. Sun Valley has a number of hot springs too. Bald Mountain is the most famous tourist ski run in Sun Valley. The runs are named after Olympic gold medalists Picabo Street and Muffy Davis.


Accommodation here is not a problem at all. The city is divided into two halves owing to a number of mountains around. The northern part of the city is full of Lodges and Inns, while the southern part of the city has golf courses and several small and affordable lodging areas.

Cuisines in Sun Valley

The Lookout Restaurant is the perfect place to stop by for a bite. To have a full meal you can drop by ‘The Ram’, where the European ambience is coupled with great seafood.

Sun Valley proves to be excellent and it offers much more than we could reveal!

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