July is “National Anti-Boredom Month” and with that in mind, let’s turn off the tablets and tv’s and get back to the great outdoors with the ones we love (and we’ve got just the place to unplug)!
Sun Valley, Idaho might be known for it’s famous skiing and snow sports but summer brings a whole new list of outdoor activities to keep the family entertained.
From summer ice skating (yes, that’s a thing) to stunning scenic hikes, Sun Valley has something for everyone and the Natural Retreats Xplore team of travel experts has come up with “6 Ways to Beat the Boredom in Sun Valley this Summer” in hopes of inspiring your next family vacation to a totally different destination!
Bonus: Their collection of Sun Valley Handpicked Homes is perfect for housing large groups, so you can invite friends and relatives to join in on the fun!
Check out their list of can’t miss activities below and start packing…
This three mile hiking loop is the perfect length for an afternoon hike with the historic views of Sun Valley.
2. Galena Lodge
The perfect place to go for all of your guided outdoor activities including, horseback riding, mountain biking and more. They also offer many kids camps throughout the summer incase the adults want to indulge at the spa!
3. Summer Skating School
This unique experience of learning to ice skate during the sunny summer months will be a sure way to make memories with the kids that won’t have them.
4. Free Fly Casting Clinic
Ever wanted to try your hand at the sport of fly fishing but didn’t know where to begin? Enjoy this free clinic every Tuesday-Sunday, 5:30-6:30 pm during the summer to learn the basics and give it a try with the whole family.
5. You’re never two-tired for a little biking through the Valley!
Take a leisurely ride through the valley or pedal through the paths of the mountains. With low cost bike rentals in the city, this is the perfect way to get around town for your vacation.
6. A day on the water
From paddle boats and beyond, what vacation isn’t complete without a day on the water. Enjoy this little beach in the mountains, lounge on the sand or get wet in the water!