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Travel Blogs from Ketchum
... was about 10 minutes of winding, curving uphill (with barriers) and 10 more of the same going down. The engine was 'cool' with it, as it should be, but I'm sure my BP spiked considerably.
Next stop was Ketchum which serves Sun Valley. Some very expensive homes ...
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 ...
... speed time trial out on highway 67. There are million dollar supercars from all over the country vying for the title of fastest car on the street. Apparently, the current record holder was a Bugatti Veryon that went 260 MPH last year. Now for those of you that know me, it goes without saying that I was suddenly very happy. I kissed Ranger Rick on the forehead and headed up the mountain to set up camp so that we could get to the important ...
We woke up in a most welcoming place after a good night's sleep. Bennett and Sophie made us coffee in Carol's espresso machine, starting the day off right. Even better, Carol and Sophie made a carrot ginger juice for Amy who was craving good vegetables. The four of us headed into the town of Ketchum, and David and the kids bought a day pass to the Y and played at the pool that had a 130' water slide, a vortex pool, and ...
We woke up in Salt Lake City and found an amazing and overwhelming breakfast at The Pig and the Jelly Jar. Waffles for the kids, pork belly and kale creole benedict for Amy, and chicken and waffles for David. Then there was some hotel swimming, laundry, and much-needed showers. We explored Temple Square a little bit, but didn't need to stay long. Our best find in SLC was RubySnap, a cookie shop with about 15 different kinds of cookies to swoon ...
Other places to stay in Ketchum
600 N. Main Street, Ketchum | 3 star hotelfrom $108
260 Cottonwood Ln, Ketchum | 3 star hotelfrom $97
180 South Main Street, Ketchum | 3 star hotelfrom $121
220 Picabo Street, Ketchum | Hotelfrom $239
291 N. Walnut Ave., Ketchum | 3 star hotelfrom $125
703 Main St S, Ketchum | Hotelfrom $75
100 Picabo Street, Ketchum | Hotelfrom $263