Sun Valley: An American Ski Resort Icon
Sun Valley's history reigns iconic in the sagebrush-laden dry lands to its south and the forested mountain ranges to its north. It's the Pacific Northwest's mecca for year-round outdoor recreation, tucked away in the beautiful Wood River Valley, deep in the Idaho backcountry. It's a concentrated populous of celebrities, artists, politicians and business icons, but far from the element of pretentiousness.
Among its accolades, SKI Magazine ranked Sun Valley top in the luxury category: "A resort that's a magnet for celebrities and politicians is a resort that knows about the good life." The recognition is fitting of a destination that exemplifies the golden years of the resorts of yesteryear: When handcrafted wooden skis ruled the slopes and fly fishing was a daily celebrated lifestyle. Sun Valley is a subtle reminder that vacationing is a necessity; the resort embraces the savvy traveler with the intent to captivate the senses and deprive its visitors of stress and worry.
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Nordic Center. When not on the slopes of Bald and Dollar mountains, families will enjoy the Sun Valley Nordic & Snowshoe Center. Known for its Nordic sports terrain, this Sun Valley winter gem features a restaurant, lounge, bar and locker rooms, including equipment repair, rental and storage, and indoor virtual golf. If cross-country skiing is your sport of choice, enjoy the Nordic center's 40 kilometers of groomed-daily trails. Fun for the whole family, the center's snowshoeing trails add a new flavor to the Sun Valley experience.
Kid's Day Camps. As a year-round program available to visitors of the resort, Sun Valley offers multiple programs for kids of all ages: PlaySchool & KinderCare and Young Summer Day Camp. Kids can participate in any number of activities, including ice skating, swimming, paddle boating, bowling, crafts, field games and so much more. Located in Sun Valley Village, the Day Camp program keeps the young-adults busy with horseback riding, hay wagon rides and picnics, gondola rides, snowshoeing and more.
Fly Fishing. With access to some of the best trout streams in North America, Sun Valley is a fly fisherman's paradise. Steeped in tradition and respected throughout the Wood River Valley, Silver Creek Outfitters is among the many fly shops that can provide fishing guides and book excursions to the best fishing spots in Idaho. Set your targets for Silver Creek, home to brown and rainbow fish aplenty. Less…
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