BEST WESTERN PLUS Kentwood Lodge
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TripAdvisor Reviews BEST WESTERN PLUS Kentwood Lodge Ketchum
Travel Blogs from Ketchum
... and seemed to take more turns. Finally we turned SE on ID-75S The scenery really picked up from there. The road became narrower and the twists and turns became tighter and there was no civilization for the first 50 miles. By the time we reached Stanley, ID, the Salmon River Scenic Highway had become the Sawtooth Scenic Highway as the path of the road went from following the Salmon River to following Sawtooth Creek. ...
... Twin Falls we went to the Shoshone Falls. Really nice park and very pretty. Lots of water over the 90 foot falls. We saw a nice walking trail and off we were again. We didn't know the trail climbed all the way to the top of the canyon... but it was a great view and good exercise. Finished the day back at the camp ground with a few Advil, and ice.
Tuesday we were off to Sun River ID. Not to many miles today... only ...
Was up in time to get some fabulous photos of the sunrise against the Sawtooth Mountains. There was frost on the picnic table, a mist on the water and a full moon still in the sky. Gorgeous! Then I braced myself for Galena Pass at 8701'. Approach seemed very casual but ...
Drove 60 miles in 1.5 hours.
It was a beauitiful drive through the Sawtooth Mts south to Sun Valley. The entire journey, largely downhill, was full of captivating views of the snow capped mountain range.
Arriving at the town of Ketchum around lunch time we took a stroll and found a very cool ski town. It didn't seem like a "make believe" town as there was some fantastic history, a hint of celebrity and 64 ...
... and it almost seems as if I weigh more. A sleeping roll would have been a great idea. Instead gravity punished me all night. My portly frame crushed down on the rocks and gravel under my sleeping bag all night long. By 2AM it was very tempting to wake Colby up and head back to the RV. However he was having a great time and I would hate to disturb him mid slumber. So I sucked it up for another 4 hours of sleepless agony. At the exact stroke of 6AM ...