Sun Valley is a classic year-round vacation destination in Idaho. It is located 2 hours from Boise, and has its own airport (SUN). Sun Valley is 5,800 feet high and is nestled amid several scenic mountain ranges. In Sun Valley and neighboring Ketchum there is a wide variety of lodging available, including the world-famous Sun Valley Lodge, and there are over 75 restaurants, 20 art galleries, 5 spas and 100 shops.
Activities include skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing, ice skating, sledding, heli-skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, sleigh rides, fishing, paragliding, snowmobiling, hiking, biking, golfing, horseback riding, hunting, and river rafting. The ski mountain is regularly ranked as one of the top ten ski resorts in the US by the readers of SKI Magazine. In the summer months there are a number of concerts, many of them free, and other arts festivals. The website for the Visitors Bureau is here.