Tourism

Ernest Hemingway

Dear Papa Hemi fished, hunted, wrote and ultimately passed here in the Sun Valley, Idaho area. There are numerous
Read Cowboys & Indians insightful article about Hemingway’s ties to Idaho here.

  • Pay your respects at the Hemingway Memorial (pictured, 1.5 miles east of the Sun Valley Lodge), at the Ketchum Cemetery (1026 N Main Street) or by visiting his favorite haunts (click here for a map).
  • For a full immersive audio narrated walking tour experience, check out the Community Library’s Hemingway tour.
  • Learn more at the Community Library’s Regional History Department or visit the Regional Museum of History’s (208-726-8118) dedicated “Hemingway in Idaho” exhibit.
  • Discover all of Ernest Hemingway’s historical ties to the area with our blog: A Guide to Ernest Hemingway’s Sun Valley Legacy

Fans should make sure to attend the Ernest Hemingway Festival every September.

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