Uncategorized The 13 Essential Restaurants in Sun Valley Come for the great outdoors, stay for the great pasta, prime rib, and local fish in Idaho’s glitziest getaway Sun Valley, Idaho, has been a clutch winter travel destination since the 1930s. But with fewer than 25,000 full-time residents in the whole of Blaine County, the local restaurant industry relies almost exclusively on tourism dollars […]
Uncategorized Spring Break in Sun Valley Get a glimpse of what spring break in Sun Valley, Idaho is all about. Sunny corn snow skiing, pond skimming, gelande quaffing and Après ski live music are just a few of the not-to-miss happenings as we close out the winter season. Also, get out to the remodeled Warm Springs Day Lodge for the Baldy […]
Uncategorized The Best Places to Travel this March Sun Valley, Idaho By March, the ski-mad crowds have thinned out from Idaho’s premier ski resort, but assuming global warming hasn’t completely ruined the season, you’ll still have loads of snow on the mountain. That means ample opportunity for skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and even cold weather fly fishing. It’s also prime time to spend a night […]
Lifestyle / Happening! Airbnb Magazine Recently Interviewed Anna! Q: I’d love to know how long you’ve been based there and what brought you there? My husband and I moved here from Paris, France with the intention of staying the summer and then moving to San Diego for one year, then returning to France. We came to spend some time with family and do […]
Uncategorized The Fire that Saved Sun Valley The Fire that Saved Sun Valley   Click on Image Below for Video
Uncategorized Win a trip for two to Sun Valley, Crosson Skis and more in this giveaway valued over $3,000! Published on January 3, 2019 by FREESKIER FREESKIER is teaming up with the crew at Visit Sun Valley to give one lucky winner and a friend of their choosing a three-day, two-night trip to Sun Valley, Idaho, to ski one of the most beautiful resorts in North America! Enter your information below to be considered to win complimentary lift […]
Uncategorized Your Guide To The Holidays In Sun Valley, Idaho Flocked in a frosty coat of white and adorned with shimmering lights, wreaths, and a passionate reverence for time honored tradition and family gathering, few places are as magical during Christmas as Sun Valley. As the streets lined with lights welcome visitors to town and the village teems with festive activities and traditions, the spirit […]
Uncategorized Bruce Willis Sells His Idaho Estate for $5.5 Million, Breaking a Town Record The ‘Sixth Sense’ and ‘Pulp Fiction’ star’s 20-acre lakefront ranch sold after seven years on the market. Actor Bruce Willis has officially sold his 20+ acre lakefront ranch property in Hailey, Idaho, just 12 miles south of Sun Valley. In 2011, Willis listed the estate for $15 million with Sotheby’s, then re-listed it in 2016 as a […]
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Uncategorized Stunning Sun Valley: Hiking, Biking and Rafting in Idaho’s Alpine Gem SUN VALLEY, IDAHO — Mountain peaks pierce the sky like emerald pyramids as we weave through Idaho’s Sawtooth National Forest, more than two million acres of gorgeous green that’s home to Baldy, one of the Smoky Mountains’ highest summits. After spending a day discovering the hipster comforts of Boise, we’ve driven three hours east to this massive […]
Uncategorized Sun Valley Center for the Arts Prepares for Annual Festival KETCHUM — The dates have been set for Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ 50th Arts & Crafts Festival — a cultural highlight of the Wood River Valley’s summer season. This free event will take place Aug. 10–12 on the lawns of Atkinson Park in Ketchum. Festival hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, […]
Uncategorized Ketchum Building Activity Picking Up First 5 months of 2018 outpace prior years in city Looking across Ketchum, the story of new commercial property development is no longer solely focused on new hotels. The construction of the Limelight Hotel on Main Street and the anticipated construction of the Auberge Resort Sun Valley hotel were the major new commercial development projects […]
Uncategorized Junior Alpine Championships After all the excitement from Monday’s women’s giant sla-lom finale of the 2018 Toyota U.S. Alpine Championships on Baldy, Sun Valley will make a quick turnaround two days later and stage another major U.S. Ski and Snowboard (USSA) event. Roughly 70-80 men and 50-60 women from across the U.S. are expected for the USSA U.S. […]
Lifestyle / Happening! Moving-Up to a Luxury Home? Now’s the Time!          If your house no longer fits your needs and you are planning on buying a luxury home, now is a great time to do so! We recently shared data from Trulia’s Market Mismatch Study which showed that in today’s premium home market, buyers are in control. The inventory of homes for sale in the luxury market far exceeds […]
Real Estate Inventory Continues to be a Challenge In any given market, inventories fluctuate based on supply and demand considering area and price range. The National Association of REALTORS considers a balanced market to be a six-month supply of homes. If it takes longer than six months to sell, it is thought to be a buyer’s market and less than six months, a […]
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Uncategorized Olympic Coach Started Out in Sun Valley U.S. halfpipe skiers take 3 medals at PyeongChang U.S. freeskiing halfpipe coach Ben Verge started skiing at Dollar Mountain as a kid. When he got older, he coached for the Sun Valley Ski Team. This week, his team struck gold at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.     “I definitely remember skiing on […]
Market Updates Windermere Cup for Outstanding Performance This year’s Trophy awarded to Anna Mathieu The Windermere Cup is Awarded annually for Outstanding Performance in Real Estate and in the Community “The winner of this year’s Windermere Cup is more than deserving. Anna Mathieu works tirelessly in real estate, protecting and promoting her clients’ best interests. She strives continuously to deepen her knowledge […]
Market Updates Tax Law: How It Will Impact Idaho’s Home Price Outlook – from The Idaho Realtors Tax Law: How It Will Impact Idaho’s Home Price Outlook With the new tax law in effect, NAR has estimated how home prices will trend in 2018. Idaho is in the top five states expected to see an increase in home prices. While the new tax law is already in effect, here we estimate how […]
Uncategorized Skiing legend Warren Miller dies at 93 Titan of ski filmmaking launched career, genre in Sun Valley Warren Anthony Miller, a ski-film pioneer in Sun Valley and lifelong pillar of the genre, died Wednesday at his home on Orcas Island, Wash. He was 93. Born in Hollywood, Calif., in 1924, Miller took to the outdoors—and to photography—at a young age, surfing on […]
Uncategorized Idaho’s first beer, wine and spirits event moves from Boise to Ketchum   KETCHUM, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) – Taste and Craft, formerly known as Taste208, was first held in 2010. Now, in 2018, the founders decided to close the Boise event and move it to Ketchum. According to the release, the founders say they want to move the event to the Wood River Valley during the Trailing of the […]