December 2010
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Get Wild this Winter in Idaho’s Backcountry

Forget the lift lines. Want a winter getaway that doesn’t involve crowds or $12 beers at uppity resort bars? Idaho’s backcountry adventures are all about peaceful isolation and raw winter exposure that you won’t forget. Hut-to-hut tours are a growing trend for winter extremists. The folks at Sun Valley Trekking, an outfitter near Sun Valley, […]

The Must-Do List for a Boise Winter Weekend Getaway

Day 1. Fly: Most major airlines, including Southwest and Alaskan Air, have service into the Boise Airport, which is located a mere 6 miles from downtown. Idaho’s national centricity means that most flights are only a couple of hours for those traveling from west coast hubs. Stay: Enjoy the swanky amenities at Hotel 43, located […]

Trail Creek Cabin offers a Sun Valley Sleigh Ride

A sleigh ride to Trail Creek Cabin for dinner is a traditional and beloved Sun Valley winter experience for the whole family.  Horse-drawn sleighs leave the Sun Valley Inn at 5:45, 7:00 and 8:15 p.m. for a family style dinner, Tuesday through Saturday. The ride lasts about 30 minutes and sleigh ride reservations should be made in […]