Travel Resources

Inhale. Exhale. Slow it down. Loosen up. Pour a cup. Meet a local. Make a friend. Pay it forward. Take a hike. Take a nap. Sleep in. Stay out. Buy a round. Tip your server. Share a smile. Respect the land. Lend a hand. Be kind. Go well.

In an effort to manage your expectations for your Sun Valley visit, there are a number of resources in the drop-down menus below. You'll find everything for what to expect ranging from COVID-19 updates to the current status of businesses and restaurants. We invite you to take a minute to build an understanding of what is happening here in Sun Valley, Idaho.

Mindfulness in the Mountains

Sun Valley Ranked #1 by SKI Magazine

We're beyond stoked to be graced with the #1 Ski Resort Ranking from SKI Magazine this year! Big thanks to the readers for giving us the nod for a second year in a row.

Here's what they're saying, "Sun Valley is just magical. The village and the Lodge can’t be topped. The mountain is perfectly maintained and has perfect pitch on every run. The history makes it fun to be a part of. The Holding family are supreme stewards of this jewel."

#1 Ski Resort Ranking

Upcoming Events

Various Locations
Feb 1 – Feb 6 all-day
Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour @ Various Locations
12:00 am
The 49th annual Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour will take place in person in Ketchum, Idaho on Saturday, February 5. Due to the popularity of last year’s virtual event, “Our Boulder, Your Backyard,” participants may opt to ski on a course of their choice between February 1-6. Registration is now open at skireg.com/zions-bank-boulder-mountain-tour. All entrants who sign up before October 31 will be entered into a drawing for season Nordic ski passes courtesy of the good folks at Sun Valley Resort and the Blaine County Recreation District. For the virtual event, participants will ski a 30k or 15k course of their choice in a convenient location. Trails will be suggested at various areas and resorts in regions throughout the United States. Times will be submitted by racers for posting on the BMT Leaderboard. Prizes will be awarded via livestream raffle on Monday, February 7. The BMT Block Party and Awards Bash will be from 5-7:30 p.m. at Ketchum Town Square on Saturday, February 5. Food and beverage trucks, awards, music, and a good time will be on tap. Raffle prizes include skis, boots, poles, clothing, bags, and training aids from our generous sponsors and supporters. You must be present to ...
Various locations
Mar 30 – Apr 3 all-day
Sun Valley Film Festival @ Various locations
12:00 am
SVFF returns in 2022. Passes on sale now! We are thrilled to welcome you back, in person, for our 2022 Sun Valley Film Festival from March 30 to April 3. We invite you to join us for curated films, unforgettable parties, and a gathering of inspiring visionaries right here in Sun Valley, Hollywood’s original ski Shangri-La. Maximize your Festival experience with one of our four passes, now on sale. Whether you’re after ultimate access with our Patron Pass or are all about the screenings with our Film Pass, we have an experience tailored just for you. Purchase now to lock in your access to Festival films, panels, and parties. Pass sales are limited, so don’t delay. SVFF supports independent film and the magic of storytelling. It’s mission to celebrate and award filmmakers who are established and emerging has earned the Festival accolades by the film industry, film festival goers, film lovers, and filmmakers. The year-round Sun Valley Film Initiative develops professionals and illuminates the process of filmmaking, propelling emerging voices with grants and education. Since 2012 the Sun Valley Film Festival has invited fans and filmmakers to America’s first ski resort to celebrate the magic of storytelling. In the past, Festival ...
Various Locations
Jun 10 – Jun 13 all-day
Sun Valley Wellness Festival & Conference @ Various Locations
12:00 am
Twenty-five years ago, mindfulness, spiritual self-care, and alternative medicine were considered fringe practices. Today these practices are mainstream essential parts of health and wellness. The Sun Valley Wellness Festival has produced cutting-edge programming from its inception. The 25th Anniversary in 2022 continues this tradition by celebrating where we have come from and where we are going. Events will pay homage to the visionary speakers and community members who have helped make this event one of the top wellness festivals in the country. 2022 Festival Overview   Live Speaker Presentations Experience Park & Wellness Shopping Workshops & Activities Inspired Panels & Expert Talks Movement Classes & Ceremony Fireside Conversations More information at sunvalleywellness.org
Sun Valley Pavilion
Jul 16 – Jul 18 all-day
Sun Valley Writers' Conference @ Sun Valley Pavilion
12:00 am
Thanks for a Great 2021 Conference! See You in 2022: Saturday, July 16 – Monday, July 18 SVWC 2021 Videos View recorded talks from the stage at the 2021 Conference: WATCH NOW For more information, please visit www.svwc.com  

Use this calendar to find out what is happening in and around Sun Valley, Idaho and the entire Wood River Valley, including Ketchum and Hailey, plus...

Skiing & Snowboarding

Ranked the #1 Ski Resort by Ski Mag, Sun Valley is the place to be. We have it all - Bald Mountain's vertical lines, Dollar Mountain's family-oriented terrain, and limitless backcountry access.

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Nordic Skiing

Sun Valley is hailed as “Nordic Town USA.” This is some of the best and definitely most immaculately groomed Nordic ski terrain in the US.

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Ice Skating & Hockey

Year-round ice. It’s not just for cocktail drinkers. Ice-skaters and hockey fans can lace up, too, no matter the season. Catch a Sun's Hockey game or lace up your own skates this winter.

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Welcome Epic Pass Holders

The Sun Valley Resort will once again be in a partnership with the EPIC pass! While there is an affiliation, the Resort is not required to uphold the same reservation requirements that Vail owned resorts are required to do. For more information on Sun Valley's 21/22 resort operations, check out their site. We've compiled everything you need to know from information on the Epic. Hit the button below for all of the details.

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Sun Valley Epic Pass Partnership

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Getting Here

Getting here is easier than you think. With nonstop flights from 6 major cities, Sun Valley is closer than ever.

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Places to Stay

Book your perfect accommodations, from luxury resorts to cozy condos and expansive campgrounds.

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Dining & Nightlife

We value local, sustainable and organic food here in Sun Valley, and our menus show it. Learn more about our eclectic range of cuisines and nightlife.

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Explore Flights

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🍁🍁🍁 Anyone else’s favorite season fall? // #seeksunvalley 🍁🍁🍁 ...

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Fall colors on the rio with the bald one peeking out. #seeksunvalley #fall #leafpeeping ...

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Summer lift access begins tomorrow on Bald Mountain. //#seeksunvalley
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Getting ready to fly into another week // 📸: @awdunning #seeksunvalley #speedflying #sunrise #summer ...

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Let Us Guide You to the Best of Sun Valley, Idaho. Guides are the best way to show you the insider tips, tricks, locations and ways of doing things. They're also an incredible way to introduce you to those unexpected opportunities lying under your nose. Catch a glimpse of what you'll find this summer in Sun Valley, Idaho. ...

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Springtime hikes!! The trails are drying out more and more everyday! // #seeksunvalley #hiking #spring #sunvalley ...

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