250 days a year of sunshine is how Sun Valley, Idaho got its name. Today, this town lacking in nothing except full time residents is a favorite ski destination for vacationers the world over. Vacation rental homes, condos and villas are plentiful and offer a great alternative to hotel room lodging. The originators of the Sun Valley Resort area knew how to get the money flowing here; around 1936 they built a luxury lodge, introduced the world’s first chair lifts and provided and overall atmosphere of great skiing and grand surroundings. Movie stars, writers and world famous skiers started flocking to Sun Valley to see and be seen. A lot of nice homes, condos and cabins have been built here over the years, providing all sorts of styles and sizes in vacation rental options. This site will help guide you through all cozyturtlerv the amenities and locations on your search for the perfect vacation rental home. Choose from a home at the mountain’s base, to a condo in town. The highly reputable rental management companies listed on this site will not steer you in the wrong direction. Once you have chosen a luxury Sun Valley vacation rental homes that are available, start mapping out the time you will spend on Bald Mountain and Dollar Mountain. Or the time you will spend not on either mountain, but in a hot tub with a mug of hot chocolate as you gazing at the mountains.

Bald Mountain and Dollar Mountain are quite different, offering two very different experiences and snow sport activities. Bald Mountain has an uphill capacity of 26,780 skiers, more than any other ski area in the country, a vertical drop of 3,400 feet and is big enough for novice and expert alike with 75 runs. Dollar Mountain, on the other hand, has a vertical drop of 628 feet, and its treeless terrain hosts a magic carpet, tubing hill, Terrain Park for snowboarders and less harsh, shorter trails. Sun Valley was one of the first North American locales to host the World Cup, making this area alive with skiing tradition and history. Take off your skis, drop your board, and put on some snowshoes, or take a sleigh ride. Brave the ice on skates, or simply make a snowman in the yard of your vacation rental home. You will be sure to get your fill of outdoor winter fun. During the off season, Sun City is still a great vacation destination. You’re in the mountains, for goodness sake, think about it: mountain biking, hiking, fishing, horseback riding, hot air balloon rides, lying in a field of tall flowers. Yes, you can do that here. All year round, there is loads of shopping, eating and socializing to be enjoyed, and the arts scene is exceptional. It’s no wonder that the place where Ernest Hemingway wrote “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and chose as his final resting place is alive with artistic endeavors that mesh nicely with its adventurous side. There is always something interesting to see at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities and the Sun Valley Art Center. The Sawtooth Botanical Gardens is home to the Tibetan Prayer Wheel, the only one in the U.S blessed by the Dalai Lama on his visit in 2005. There isn’t a time of year that is free of festivals and events of all types for you to enjoy. Book your Sun Valley vacation rental home, condo or villa and discover why this place is the perfect blend of man made and natural artistry.

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