Sun Valley, Idaho

Winter Adventure in Sun Valley, ID

Winter Activities

  • Nothing says winter fun like taking a scenic sleigh ride through the snow between the Sun Valley Inn and Trail Creek Cabin.
  • Dollar Mountain is the home of Tubing Hill which has three 600-foot lanes to glide down.
  • Try something different and experience the beauty of untouched powder with Sun Valley Heli Ski and go to some of the best untrammeled trails.
  • Visit the Nordic Center for snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and the Nordic Festival January 25-February 2.
  • Do what Sun Valley is most famous for: skiing! Ski or board down the amazing trails at the Sun Valley Resort.

  • Friedman Memorial Airport~ 15 miles from Sun Valley
  • Magic Valley Regional Airport~ 89 miles from Sun Valley
  • Idaho Falls Regional Airport~ 153 miles from Sun Valley

    Sun Valley Resort
    Season Dates Nov. 28 - Apr. 4
    Number of Mountains
    Total Skiable Acres
    Base Elevation
    Number of Runs
    Average Snowfall
    Terrain Breakdown
    5,750 feet
    35% Green, 42% Blue, 23% Black

    About Sun Valley, ID

    Sun Valley’s towering peak, known to the locals as “Baldy,” is considered by many winter sport aficionados as the single greatest ski mountain in North America. Its winding collection of expert steeps, long rolling groomers, terrain park features and beginner slopes offer enough variety to please riders and skiers of all ages and abilities. Take a deep breath of the brisk, refreshing air atop Bald Mountain and you'll know why Sun Valley Resort is one of Idaho's most visited ski destinations. From hiking and biking, horseback riding, ice skating, sleigh rides and much more, Sun Valley Resort delivers more than just a great day on the ski slopes. Maintaining the prestige and ambience of Old Hollywood, Sun Valley has a long history as the getaway destination of choice for a litany of actors, writers and starlets.

    Non-Stop Flights

    Flying into Freidman Memorial Airport:

  • Los Angeles,CA via Alaska Airlines
  • Seattle, WA via Alaska Airlines
  • Salt Lake City, UT via Sky West and Delta Airlines
  • San Francisco, CA via United Express
  • Denver, CO via United Express

  • Highlighted Properties in Sun Valley

    A cozy hotel room sets the tone for your entire winter vacation.


    Vacation Homes:
    Stay in a vacation home with your group to add a true local feel to your trip.


    Staying in a condo gets you close to mountain, restaurants, and center of the mountain village.


    Best Way to Experience Sun Valley

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Kneadery
  • Morning: Ski Sun Valley Resort
  • Lunch: Warm Springs Lodge at the base of Warm Springs Run
  • Afternoon: Continue skiing at Sun Valley Resort.
  • Dinner: The Grill at Knob Hill
  • Night Life: Grumpy's

  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Perry's Restaurant
  • Lunch: Lefty's Bar & Grill
  • Afternoon: Go ice skating at the Sun Valley Skating Center and if you're lucky, meet one of the many famous skaters that frequent the center and score an autograph.
  • Dinner: Ketchum Grill
  • Night Life: Pioneer Saloon (The Pio)