Vail Valley Happenings

Sun Valley is Nordic Town USA

Posted by Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties Vail on January 27, 2016 in  uncategorized
You probably know Sun Valley created the world's first chairlift to get alpine skiers to the top of the mountain and that Sun Valley Resort has invested millions in some of the fastest quad lifts anywhere. In fact, we have a capacity of a staggering 21,580 skiers per hour, but average only 3,500 skiers per day. Result: no lift lines with the highest per person uphill lift capacity of any resort anywhere. But you may not know how big cross country skiing has become. Between groomed golf course tracks ... read more

Great Dining In Blaine County

4 out of 14 featured restaurants are in the Wood River Valley
Posted by Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties Vail on January 20, 2016 in  uncategorized
Sun Valley and the Wood River Valley are known for great adventure and entertainment, and with that goes great food. Local favorites and long time staples like Perry's, the Kneadery and the Sawtooth Club are joined by newer restaurants Cornerstone Bar & Grill,  Enoteca and the Warfield Distillery. The following article from Only in Your State has 14 of their picks of the best in Idaho and 4 of them are here--well, 4 1/2, since Chandler's started here before moving to Boise. So whether you're... read more

Kick Winter Blues with Great Charity Events!

Posted by Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties Vail on January 14, 2016 in  uncategorized
If the chilly temps have you feeling a bit of cabin fever, it's time to dust off your party clothes and grab tickets to a couple of great charity events! You can dine and dance, score awesome items at the auctions and help keep these fantastic events going. The Share Your Heart Ball, Jan. 23, benefits Camp Rainbow Gold, providing a carefree week of camp to children with cancer and on Jan. 30 the Galena and Trails Benefit dinner, the annual fundraiser for maintaining the beautiful Galena Lod... read more

Tips for More Fun during Winter in Sun Valley

Posted by Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties Vail on January 06, 2016 in  uncategorized
Winter is fully upon us and judging by the 2" of new snow this morning with more falling, it is here to stay. Being a winter resort we like that but realize it can cause a few challenges, even when you're used to it. So here are a few tips to make your winter more enjoyable, whether you're here for the weekend, own a second home (or want to!) or are a full-time resident.  Plan ahead and allow more time! Our road crews do an amazing job and often have 6", even 10" storms cleared off over night. Eve... read more
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