Boise Weekly 2015 Wood River Valley Summer Guide

Hot times in the high country
Famous for its winter sports opportunities, the Wood River Valley also shines in the summertime. Here's a rundown of some hot ticket events from May-September.

Boise Weekly's 2013 Wood River Valley Guide

Helping you escape to Sun Valley
From chasing legendary writers to honing in on the best places for local eats, we've got you covered.

Literature in the Mountains

A Bookworm's guide to Sun Valley
Where you can chase the legends of Hemingway and Ezra Pound.

Going Nordic

The Gateway Sport
As on official U.S. Olympic Team training site, Sun Valley's Nordic trails attract all ability levels.

2013 Wood River Valley Guide Calendar

What to do and where to go
From concert and art fairs to some of the most popular festivals around, we've got the details.

Eating Right

Top picks for local cuisine
Where to find the tastiest, locally sourced and seasonal eats.

In the Belly of the Dragon

Stories of a changing China
Sun Valley Center for the Arts looks at our relationship with an evolving nation.

Shoulder Season Deals

Late summer/fall in Sun Valley leaves plenty to share
The crowds are gone and the deals are plenty.

Boise Weekly's 2012 Wood River Valley Guide

Welcome to Sun Valley, now go have fun
BW offers five perfect days in the mountains.

A Day for Art

Recommended daily dose of Sun Valley art
Where to get your fill of art and music.

A Day for Families

Keeping everyone happy
What to do when you've got little ones.

2012 Wood River Valley Guide Calendar

What to do and when
From summer festivals to concerts and art fairs, there's always something going on.

A Day for Penny-Pinching

Stretching Sun Valley dollars
You can still enjoy Sun Valley even when you're on a tight budget.

Festivals Worth the Trip

Weekend escapes to the valley
As if you needed another reason to go ...

A Day for the Foodie

The scrumptious but not presumptuous Highway 75 Culinary Corridor
Devote a day to satisfying your taste buds.

A Day for Recreation

Sun Valley's softer season for the outdoorsy
Trails, mountain biking, hiking ... there's no end to the outdoor options.

The Perfect Ski Day

Dreaming of winter turns
It's never too early to plan ahead.

Welcome to the Wood River Valley

BW's guide to getting away from it all without getting away from it all
From outdoor adventures to fine dining and musical celebrations, there's a little something for all tastes in and around Sun Valley this summer.

Wood River Valley Guide: Outdoors By the Numbers

10 things to keep you busy
Whether you're on two wheels or four legs, wearing hiking boots or golf spikes, there are plenty of outdoor adventures in the Wood River Valley.

2011 Wood River Valley Guide Summer Calendar

What to do and when
Plan your summer escape.

Festivals Worth the Trip

Weekend reasons to escape to the mountains
Celebrate summer with one of the valley's multitude of festivals.

Big Names, Big Concerts

Sun Valley works its magic to attract leading acts
From the Avett Brothers to Alison Krauss, Sun Valley lures musicians as well as audiences.

Sun Valley Dining Out(side) is In

The best places to go al fresco
From laid-back patios filled with games to fine dining under the stars, outdoors is the way to go.

Farm Fresh

Community is the kernel of Wood River farmers markets
Fresh offerings are the lure for weekly markets.

Sun Valley's Fine Art

Sun Valley's creative community fosters vibrant arts scene
From fine art galleries to the Sun Valley Summer Symphony, arts have found a home in the mountains.

Sun Valley or Bust

Your guide to fun in the Sun (Valley)
From food to festivals and art to music, there are plenty of reasons to head to the Wood River Valley this summer.

Dining Dollars

Dine where the locals eat on any budget
Whether it's lunch or dinner, spendy or thrifty, Bellevue or Ketchum, here's your guide to eating in the Wood River Valley.

Festivals Worth the Trip

When you need a reason to escape
Make a long weekend out of one of the Wood River Valley's signature events.

Music in the Valley

Music festivals and concerts create a summer soundtrack
Whatever your tastes, you'll hear it in the valley.

The Top Ten

Things you didn't know you could do in Sun Valley
The Wood River Valley is about more than just downhill runs.

Rec Under the Sun

Races and competitions of all kinds keep the rec calendar full
Runners, mountain bikers and even paragliders will feel the allure of the Wood River Valley.

Valley of the Arts

Sun Valley offers a season of art and theater
With a full schedule of gallery walks, art festivals and theater performances, art lovers will have their calendars full.

Ketchum on a Budget

Best bets for big fun and little money
Sun Valley has an image of glitz and glamour a beautiful, but expensive area that only the rich and famous can afford. But it's well within reach of a savvy, budget-conscious traveler.

Get Out

Sun Valley offers escapes for recreationists
From towering mountains to rolling hills to rivers that meander through groves of aspen trees, it's hard not to be lured outdoors when visiting the Wood River Valley. Our advice? Don't fight it. Dive in with all the power of your recreation dreams.

Sounds of the Season

Music fills the Wood River Valley in free and low-cost concerts
Sun Valley isn't just a playground for the athletically inclined. In the summer, the valley is also host to an incredible line up of concerts featuring artists from all around the world. The best part is that most concerts are affordable and, sometimes, free.

On the Ice

Olympic stars hit the rink in Sun Valley
While kids and adults can have their day on the ice, they can also see some of the world's best figure skating stars on that very same ice. It's like watching the Olympics a couple of years early, in your own back yard and without any of those controversial judges.


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