The Ketchum Sun Valley Historical Society has been expanding its collection of historical artifacts at its facilities located in Forest Service Park since the mid-1990s. Here, you can learn about the evolution of ski culture in Sun Valley from its beginnings.
Annually, over 40,000 people visit the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, which is dedicated to providing exhibits and education in the visual and performing arts to the region. In addition to its permanent exhibits, the center hosts theatrical and musical performances as well as lectures, classes, and workshops.
Enjoy one of the weekly wildflower walks in the summer or one of the many other activities, including classes for adults and children. The Botanical Gardens provide information on gardening and teach the larger ecological interrelationship of plants and animals in the region.
Sushi on Second is the oldest sushi spot in Sun Valley, and, in addition to its beautifully prepared traditional sushi, they also prepare some creative rolls and non-sushi dishes. Their beverage selection is enviable, with a large selection of both hot and iced sake along with beers and wines.
This warm and romantic restaurant's chefs have designed a menu of American and European dishes that highlight the ingredients that are available locally. Chef Mark "Sparky" Anderson has been serving guests in restaurants in the Ketchum area for over two decades so he knows what brings people back time and time again.
A refreshing dining option in Sun Valley, where you can find hearty, satisfying meals, sandwiches on fresh-baked bread, sweet and comforting desserts and have a glass of beer or wine all in one place. Breakfasts are made-from scratch, and include options like biscuits and gravy, hashbrowns, oatmeal, and pancakes.
Even though it has never had a phone since its inception in the late 1970s, Grumpy's has moved into the digital age and has a website, Facebook page and Twitter account. It's a small, out-of-the-way place but worth a visit. With such great food and drinking companions, you may not want to leave once you find it.
Don't let the fact that you are just visiting scare you away from shopping at Bellissimo, where they have a great selection of gifts and trinkets in addition to larger items for the home. Find trinkets like jewelry boxes, paperweights, and picture frames. You can also find glassware, dinnerware, and flatware to complete your table settings.
Friedman Memorial Airport has non-stop flights to Seattle, Salt Lake City , Los Angeles and San Francisco. United Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta Airlines operate flights out of Friedman Memorial Airport. Transportation from the Airport will be via Taxi Shuttle, Hotel & Resort Courtesy Shuttles or via bus Mountain Rides or Sun Valley Express Reliable taxi companies are: Airport Cab Company or Wood River Taxi. http://www.iflysun.com/services/ground-transportation-info.html The shuttle price to Ketchum will amount to approximately $30.
Mountain Rides Transportation Authority operates bus routes and provides carpool and bike share programs to residents and visitors of the Sun Valley communities of Ketchum, Bellevue, Blaine County, Hailey and Sun Valley. Ketchum & Sun Valley Town Buses are free of charge, rides to Bellevue Hailey cost about $ 3 - 4.