Time away in beautiful Sun Valley is always a delight for travelers—especially when you have plenty of time to enjoy the sightseeing fun while you’re here. The following Sun Valley sightseeing stops are sure to boost your itinerary and help you create a scenic and unforgettable stay from start to finish.
Visit the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for Sun Valley Seightseeing
Elevate your Sun Valley sightseeing experience in a rainbow of colors at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. Situated at 11 Gimlet Road, this stop is a place where natural beauty and an array of high-altitude plants are perfectly paired. Visitors can stroll across the five acres of terrain here and explore no less than five biomes of South-Central Idaho as they do. This botanical garden even features art installations, a Tibetan prayer wheel, and educational exhibits to explore.
Enjoy the Sawtooth National Recreation Area
The very best way to take in the sights and scenery of Sun Valley is to focus your fun on outdoor recreation while you’re in town. The Sawtooth National Recreation Area is a top place to do exactly that. This destination sprawls across an impressive 756,000 acres of terrain and hosts 40 mountain peaks to admire. Visitors have access to over 700 miles of hiking and biking trails and other popular activities include rafting, fishing, and boating.
Savor Time at Sun Valley Resort
Your sightseeing in Sun Valley just isn’t complete unless you’ve spent time at Sun Valley Resort. In the winter, it’s a one-stop resource for skiing and snowboarding fun thanks to Sun Valley’s annual snowfall totals of around 220 inches. It’s also a place where you can pair your sightseeing with cross-country skiing and ice skating too. The resort even offers visitors the opportunity to book a sleigh ride with family and friends which offers up a charming and unique way to savor the surrounding wintery views while you’re in town.
Sun Valley Museum of History
Give your sightseeing some historic value when you make time for a stop at the Sun Valley Museum of History. Found at 180 1st Street E, the Sun Valley Museum of History is a great place to spend an hour or two exploring exhibits and displays that highlight Sun Valley’s past, important people who helped make it what it is today, and our ski history as well. The museum is open Wednesday through Saturday from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm and enjoys a place on the National Register of Historic Places.
Book Your Sun Valley Stay Today
There’s never been a better time to turn your Sun Valley vacation plans into a reality. Partner with Abode Sun Valley when you’re looking for luxurious and inviting accommodations that are sure to top your trip off in style. We look forward to seeing you sightseeing in Sun Valey soon.