Your summer vacation to Sun Valley Ski Resort will surely be an adventurous one. Being one of the world's best and most famous locations for skiing and winter fun, the resort and surrounding areas are just as adventurous in the summer. Summer activities range from sports like whitewater rafting to enjoying a culturally rich area with festivals held year round. The dynamic terrain varies from mountains to plains and forests, with the featured Big Wood River running through it all. Whether you are traveling with the entire family or taking a much-needed break alone from your busy life, Sun Valley vacation homes will fill your summer desires of fun and festivities.
Hiking and Biking
Two of the most sought after activities on the mountains and in the Sawtooth and Challis National Forests are hiking and biking. The trails offer terrain that ranges from a flatland stroll to a vigorous hike or bike that is rocky and challenging. If you are a mountain biker but didn't think to bring your gear, there are local rental shops that can provide you with all the equipment you will need. Because there are so many trails, and the difficulties cover a broad spectrum, you will want to be sure to check with the local shops to direct you in your choices. If you are looking for a horseback adventure through the forests, you can arrange for a horseback tour of the area with a local professional.
River Fun and Green Golf
The Big Wood River offers some amazing watersport activities in the summer. Locals and visitors alike enjoy taking in the majestic scenery on the water. The Big Wood River provides a wonderful outlet for those that enjoy kayaking, canoeing, tubing and whitewater rafting. Guided tours can be arranged and equipment rented during your stay. Trust the locals to get you in and out of the waters safely.
An avid golfer will want to hit the greens at the three local courses, and if rain seems to be dampening your plans, Virtual Golf at the Sun Valley Club can prove to be fun and challenging for you and your team.
Arts and Culture
The area of Sun Valley is rich in history and culture. Festivals are held year round to showcase the area's fine art, music and history. One of the most famous events held is the Ernest Hemingway Festival. There is also the Rhythm and Ride Festival that combines sports and culture. Each year near the conclusion of the summer, the city of Sun Valley celebrates with a huge jazz festival. Dozens of performers take the stage across multiple days and locations to celebrate the life of jazz music in the area. The event attracts thousands of visitors every year and is long awaited by the locals. These are just a few of the fun festivals that are held in Sun Valley in the summer.
Sun Valley ski resorts have proved to be a summer and winter playground for all ages. Summer activities abound and will make for an adventurous vacation. To find your perfect resort rental, visit www.Vamoose.com. You can search for a rental at Vamoose based on cost, location and amenities offered.