Hotel at a Glance: Wood River Inn
The Wood River Inn is set near the Sawtooth National Forest Recreation Area, close to skiing and hiking trails. Guests can head to nearby Sun Valley Resort—a ski resort that opens up its trails in the summer for hiking and mountain biking—then return to the comfortable hotel for freshly baked cookies.
- Complimentary hot breakfast is included.
- Hit the trails: Borrow bikes or snowshoes from the hotel free of charge.
- Where you’ll stay: Spacious rooms and suites come with classic decor, microwaves, and free WiFi.
- Take a dip in the indoor pool and hot tub.
Hailey, Idaho: Mountains, Biking, and Upscale Dining
Hailey is set in central Idaho’s Wood River Valley, in the foothills of the Sawtooth National Forest. The slopes of this national park form the town’s backdrop, and you can go walking and mountain biking on its miles of trails. Visitors are drawn to the area year round to enjoy the scenic splendor. Horseback riding, fishing, and skiing are all big pastimes here, depending on the season. Visitors can also head to the Hailey Rodeo Arena, where rodeos take place throughout the summer.
When you’re ready to head inside, Hailey has a wealth of restaurants, bars, and quaint shops. Head to Sun Valley Brewery for award-winning beers and happy-hour deals. You can also browse outdoor gear at the shops lining Main Street.