Recreation and Entertainment
With 250 days of sunshine a year, the Sun Valley/Ketchum area is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts in every season and is also brimming with culture and nightlife. Check out the fly fishing scene, learn about the latest art gallery exhibitions, hike in the Sawtooth Mountains, explore over 2,000 acres of skiing and riding terrain, bike famous singletrack, listen to an outdoor concert, and more. No matter your interests, you’ll find all your favorite recreational and entertainment activities here.
Ranked the 2nd Best Ski Resort by Ski Magazine and one of Powder Magazine's Top 8 Ski Towns, Sun Valley is where it all began and continues to thrive under the radar today.
The snow melts (well, most of it!), the sun heats up the mountain and rivers, and outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world visit the Sun Valley area to experience these epic recreational activities:
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
You'll find everything here, from sporting goods to jewelry and gifts.
Arts & Culture
With more than a dozen galleries, two live theater companies, the lauded Writers' Conference, the Sun Valley Film Festival, free Summer Symphony concerts, and one of the West’s premier nonprofit arts organizations, the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, it’s no wonder Sun Valley has been named one of America’s top small towns for art.
Dancing, Yoga and Wellness
From healing hot springs to day spas and health food stores, Sun Valley is a place that nourishes cleaner living. With an abundance of wellness-oriented events, fitness clubs, spas, and health-conscious food resources, an overwhelming sense of higher well-being can be felt by locals and visitors alike.
Sawtooth Botanical Gardens
Visit the Gardens to see living exhibits of plants that thrive in the Sun Valley area and learn about the five biomes of south central Idaho. Or sign up for a class on vegetable gardening, care of orchids, native edibles, and medical plants, as well as programs and activities for kids.
Tamarack Lodge guests can take 10% OFF Bike Rentals & Demos at Idaho Cycles, conveniently located on Main Street at our sister property, the Hotel Ketchum! All rentals and demos include a helmet, water bottle cage, lock, and choice of pedals. Idaho cycles is also a mobile bicycle repair studio, offering in-depth knowledge of current technology and 25 years of experience with all types of bikes.
Open during the Summer Season only - June through September.