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Pamper Yourself, Sun Valley Style

Pamper yourself in Sun Valley

Are you looking for an excuse to drop everything and head up to Sun Valley? Well, there's nothing more important than your health--so why not call it a self-care day? That's right--on top of the serene views and the lavish dining options, you can treat yourself or your significant other to a day of pampering by visiting The Spa at Sun Valley! Aptly described as a "serene oasis," The Spa offers a wide variety of luxurious treatments to help guests experience Sun Valley in an entirely new way.

Taking the Kids to Sun Valley

Parents and two kids enjoy hiking together in forest

There aren't many travel destinations that cater uniquely to everyone in the family, but Sun Valley isn't just any travel destination! Don't hesitate to pack the bags, grab the kids, and head out for an incredible adventure you won't forget. And don't let getting there be a problem--make sure getting there is half the fun by catching our bus!

Mountain Bike Trails Near Boise & Sun Valley

Mountain biking trail in the mountains with clear skies near Sun Valley, Idaho

Want to get your blood pumping, your heart thumping, and your muscles working, all while taking in some of the West's proudest scenery? Mountain biking is your best bet--and Idaho travel is the best way to start! Here are some of the greatest mountain bike trails in Boise, Sun Valley, and beyond.

Lesser-Known Wineries in the Pacific Northwest

Smiling friends tasting wine in vineyard

Take a real break this spring and get out to explore wineries in the Pacific Northwest. It's the perfect activity for a couple, a ladies' group, or an outing for adult family members to gather, be outside and enjoy locally made wines.

Whether you're traveling to the PNW or already a resident, you can find new wineries to explore in your backyard or make a day trip out of it.

What Are the Pros and Cons of Living in Idaho?

McGown Peak near Stanly Idaho reflected in a pond located in a wetland area near Stanley Lake.

Idaho is known as the "Gem State," and it's an appropriate nickname - Idaho is a gem of the west, with rugged mountains, plenty of public land and open space, and activities for winter or summer that the whole family will enjoy.

Getting Out of the House During Covid

Man hiking at sunset in the Idaho mountains with a heavy backpack, outdoor adventure, travel safely

Traveling during Covid means taking some extra precautions, but as we look ahead at 2021, we realize that many of us are ready to get out there. It's okay - you can travel safely and keep your family healthy and safe by making careful travel choices.

The Best Day Trips from Boise

women cross country skiing in Sun Valley, Idaho

Idaho and nearby areas are some of the best playgrounds for outdoor activities in any season. If you're heading to Boise for a visit, just moved to the area, or a long time local, check out these fun day trips nearby to explore Idaho (and northern Nevada!).

Top Two Idaho Destinations

The Sawtooth mountains and a log cabin at sunrise and highway 75 leading to Stanley, Idaho.

Whether you’re heading to Idaho for the first time or a resident of the Gem State looking to explore, there are some can’t-miss places that you’ll want to go back to in summer and winter. The main two long-time central Idaho vacation spots are Sun Valley and Stanley. If you haven’t been to these unique Idaho attractions or are anxious to get back, here’s why locals love these locations and return year after year, season after season.

Best Hiking Trails in Stanley

A man and a dog hiking in the Sawtooth Mountains, Idaho

Are you ready to get outside? Idaho has 53.4 million—that’s right, million—acres of public land, so there are tons of hiking trails for you to explore in this mountainous state. Whether you’re looking for a lake picnic, a short family hike, or a great ridgeline view, there’s a trail in Idaho to get you there.

The Best Hot Springs to Visit in Idaho

Natural Idaho hot springs, woman sitting in a natural hot spring, filed and snow covered mountains in the background

Idaho is known for whitewater rivers, spectacular mountains, and natural wonders all across the state. You might be surprised to find that Idaho has 340 hot springs in the state, with 130 of those pools “soakable” for anyone to enjoy.

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