fun things to do in

sun valley idaho

Sun Valley continues to climb the ranks of top destinations for people looking for a mountain vacation.

The Sun Valley Resort is massive, and the snow is plentiful.

Hit The Slopes

For those less familiar with hot springs, they are geysers of steaming hot water that release into Warm Springs Creek.

Hot Springs

If the Suns are in action while you are in town, do not miss this game.

Suns Hockey

Stanley, ID, is about an hour’s drive from Sun Valley, but worth it to see Turkey Bowling and Outhouse Races.

Stanley Winterfest

Grumpy’s is the favorite local watering hole for a post-activity beverage.


Redfish Lake is the largest lake in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, located at the headwaters of the Salmon River.

Redfish Lake

The Big Wood River runs almost directly under the ski lift, which is filled with a variety of trout species.

Fly Fishing

For those of you with mountain biking experience, utilize the lift access to Bald Mountain for 3,400 vertical feet of gorgeous trails.

Hiking & Biking

The scenery is stunning and only slightly more impressive than the wealth of knowledge your guide gives throughout the 3-4 hour trip.


There are three courses to choose from – Trail Creek, White Clouds & Elkhorn.


For places to stay and more activities in Sun Valley, click below.