BY KUTV MONDAY, JANUARY 16TH 2017
This week on Road Trippin’, Casey Scott visits the Sun Valley Resort in Sun Valley Idaho, to discover the fun things to do, places to eat, places to stay and more!
STAY – Sun Valley Lodge – Relax in style and comfort in the iconic Sun Valley Lodge. Completely renovated and reopened in June 2015, the Lodge offers the finest hospitality with 108 rooms – 65 with fireplaces – and five celebrity guest suites. Adjacent to the Lodge is the 20,000 sq. ft. Spa, with a year-round outdoor heated pool, hot tub and state-of-the-art fitness center. The Lodge is located in the Sun Valley Village, with dining, shopping, a movie house, outdoor ice skating rink, bowling alley and free shuttle service to town and all the base areas – all within walking distance from your room. Spend: Starting at $350/night – Website | Directions
RELAX – The Spa at Sun Valley – Relax and enjoy the 20,000 sq. ft. Spa with 15 treatment rooms, a year-round outdoor heated pool and hot tub and fitness center, after a day on the mountain. Massage, acupuncture, experience packages and a full-service salon are among many of the choices to help you unwind. An added bonus – guests receive a day pass to all Spa amenities on the day they receive their service. Spend: Varies on service. – Website | Directions
EATS – Gretchen’s – Gretchen’s restaurant, named after Olympian and Sun Valley native, Gretchen Fraser, is the perfect place to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. Conveniently located in the Sun Valley Lodge, Gretchen’s offers a wide range of fresh and innovative selections for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Chef Derek Gallegos brings his culinary skills to each menu item, with such popular choices as the Huevos Rancheros de Inez at breakfast, Baby Golden Beet and Tuscan Kale Salad during lunch and 44 Farms Angus Flatiron Steak with a side of whipped Idaho potatoes for dinner. Healthy choices highlight the menu, such as the Lodge “Power Bowl” – an egg white scramble with quinoa, baby kale, edamame, roasted butternut squash and tomatillo salsa. A perfect protein boost after working out in the Spa fitness center or skiing at the Sun Valley Nordic Center. Whatever you’re craving, Gretchen’s is sure to have something from traditional dishes with a new twist to fresh classics with a little bit of extra flair. Spend: $12-$35 per entree – Website | Directions
DEALS – Ski & Stay Packages – Discover your unbeaten path in Sun Valley. Save over 25% on lodging, lift tickets and kids 12 & under ski for free**based on 3 night minimum stay. One free kid’s lift ticket per one paid adult lift ticket.Package available / now through Feb. 15 and Feb. 20-April 3, 2017.To reserve your spot on the Sun Valley trail, please call / 800.786.8259 – Spend: Varies based on availability, dates & room type – Website | Directions
MOUNTAIN COLLECTIVE – Mountain Collective – Sun Valley Resort is a part of the Mountain Collective! Hit Sun Valley for two days of skiing/boarding with your Mountain Collective pass, then 50% off each additional day of skiing/boarding! No blackout dates. That’s a deal! Spend: Varies based on when pass purchased. Current price / $499 per adult Site – Website | Directions