A Wood River Inn
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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 ...
... town. I did get a good look at one very cool car while in Sun Valley. It was the brand new 2015 Porsche 918 Hybrid which is now the worlds quickest production car that goes zero to sixty in 2.3 seconds with the help of electric motors.
After doing the tourist thing in Sun Valley, we headed back to Dottie for some fishing and sight seeing in the Sawtooth Mountains. The scenery was awesome and Idaho did not disappoint. As the sun was ...
... channel with currents. We had lunch at the Bigtree Bread Company, then went back to John and Carol's lovely condo to rest up before a hike. We hiked 3.2 mikes round trip up part of Bald Mountain, the Sun Valley ski mountain, to a BLM lookout platform where we had great views of Ketchum and Sun Valley. Afterwards we swam in the condo's pool (or soaked in the hot tub), and had a late dinner made by our wonderful ...
... on the beach or picnic! We showered off as best we could and headed north to Idaho. It took us about 5 1/2 hours to get to Sun Valley where our friends John and Carol live. We drove through interesting geography as we sped through northern Utah, through a dust storm right after the Idaho border and into farm land then lava fields. Finally the sawtooth mountains and a very warm welcome from our friends. It feels so good to be in a home for a few ...
... was quite a developed town. They get the most snow of any place in Idaho and had a Smoke Jumper Base at their large FBO. We followed the Payette River down and noted the large number of rafts on the calmer parts. The bottom appeared to be unnavigable. After Cascade we turned on to the Wildlife Canyon Scenic Highway and noted signs of the Clear ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility