September 5, 2021
Sun Valley, ID

Caroline & Stephen

    Things To Do

Things To Do

We are so excited to share out favorite places in Sun Valley with you! Options for great hiking, lunch, dinner, tennis & more.

HIKE- Chocolate Gulch Trailhead

305 Chocolate Gulch Road, Ketchum, ID 83340

Chocolate Gulch Trail is a 5.3 mile loop trail located near Ketchum, Idaho that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/idaho/chocolate-gulch-trail

HIKE- Adam's Gulch trailhead

National Forest Development Road 141, Ketchum, ID 83340

Adams Gulch Area Trails is a 6.1 mile loop trail located near Ketchum, Idaho and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for running and mountain biking and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/idaho/adams-gulch-area-trails

HIKE- Proctor Mount Loop Trail

Proctor Mount Loop Trail, Sun Valley, ID

Park at the end of Fairway Road This hike is close to town, 2 hours or less, fairly moderate. Proctor Mountain Trail is a 3.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Sun Valley, Idaho that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate.

DAY TRIP - Redfish Lake Lodge

401 Redfish Lodge Rd, Stanley, ID 83278
, (208) 774-3536

This is a 50 minute drive from town in Stanley, great day trip/all day event if you have an extra day. You can horseback ride, kayak, paddleboard and hike from here. Most of the hikes require that you take a boat shuttle to the other side of the lake.

HIKE- Mt. Baldy Hike

Bald Mountain Road, Ketchum, ID 83340

Visit Sun Valley Ski Resort and hike Baldy (at the base of the River Run Lodge)! If you make it to Roundhouse, stop in for lunch and great views.

Sun Valley Lodge

1 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, ID 83353
, (800) 786-8259

Shopping at Sun Valley mall. Fun place to walk around and explore. Iconic SV destination.

Fly Fishing

500 North Main Street, Ketchum, ID 83340
, (208) 726-5282

Daily license required, go to this store to get a license, book a trip or get suggestions or gear.

Shopping downtown

Main Street, Ketchum, ID

Lots of great stores in downtown Ketchum, all walkable. Start at Silver Creek outfitters! Consign Design is the most amazing consignment store. Truly amazing, like new designer finds!

Fly Sun Valley - Paragliding

160 4th Street West, Ketchum, ID 83340
, (208) 726-3332

Advance reservations required- amazing experience!

HIKE- Shadyside Hike (very easy)

National Forest Development Road 141, Ketchum, ID 83340

Very flat, easy hike within the Adams Gulch trail system.

Horseback riding

1 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, ID 83353
, (208) 622-2887

One hour trail ride for beginners, starts at the stables in Sun Valley lodge Sun Valley’s legendary Western heritage is no better experienced than with a visit to the fabled Sun Valley Stables and Western Horseman’s Center. Trail rides and wagon experiences are fun for the entire family, from the beginner to experienced rider. Private and group events are available. Sun Valley Stables also provides western horsemanship lessons and training programs for children and adults from beginner to intermediate-level riders. Age and size minimums apply. Please check with us for schedules and availability. Ask us for a tour of our historic wagons and carriages while at the Sun Valley Stables.

Mountain Biking

340 North Main Street, Ketchum, ID 83340
, (208) 726-4501

Go to Sturtevants to get set up with mountain bikes! Lot of great options.


1 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, ID 83353
, (208) 622-2156

Courts open to all!!! See more details here- https://www.sunvalley.com/things-to-do/tennis-swim-center/

Zenergy Health Club and Spa

245 Raven Road, Ketchum, ID 83340
, (208) 725-0595

Enjoy a fitness center/pool day pass when you book a spa treatment. Book an appointment online in advance.

DAY TRIP- Galena Lodge

15187 State Hwy 75, Ketchum, ID 83340

Drive ~40 minutes north to our favorite spot for biking, hiking and lunch. Enjoy the natural beauty of Idaho!

Hemingway/Northwood Natural Area

100 Park Circle, Ketchum, ID 83340

Public tennis and pickle ball courts

Bike Rentals

340 North Main Street, Ketchum, ID 83340
, (208) 726-4501

Biking is a great way to explore Ketchum-- Rent bikes at Sturtevants!

LUNCH- Wrapcity

180 Main Street South, Ketchum, ID 83340
, (208) 727-6766

our FAVORITE spot for lunch. Huge wraps/salads - try the smokey chicken or caesar! Can order ahead online and pick up.

DINNER- Enoteca

300 North Main Street, Ketchum, ID 83340
, (208) 928-6280

AMAZING dinner spot- homemade bread and tapas...Always packed in summer, reservations are a must!


260 North Leadville Avenue, Ketchum, ID 83340
, (208) 726-9462

The most charming delicious breakfast spot! In town! Awesome ambience

DINNER- Pioneer Saloon

320 North Main Street, Ketchum, ID 83340
, (208) 726-3139

Absolute Ketchum classic. Western saloon, amazing steaks. Jim Spud potato is legendary (huge Idaho potato with cheddar, sour cream bacon and meat)! Be prepared for a wait as no reservations are accepted but there are benches to sit on and free chips- well worth the wait.

BREAKFAST & LUNCH- Bigwood Bread & Cafe

271 Northwood Way, Ketchum, ID 83340
, (208) 726-2035

Classic spot- healthy breakfast & lunch options and amazing bread!

COFFEE- Maude’s Coffee and Clothes

311 1st Avenue North, Ketchum, ID 83340
, (208) 928-4223

Yummy coffee!! Cool vibe

DINNER- Town Square Tavern

360 East Avenue, Ketchum, ID 83340
, (208) 726-6969

More upscale dinner option, delicious food!


860 Warm Springs Road, Ketchum, ID 83340
, (208) 720-3171

Super casual dining option, burgers, fries, beer etc. A Sun Valley classic

HIKE- Norton Lakes

ID 83340

Moderately challenging hike. Absolutely epic views !