LocationThe cities of Sun Valley and Ketchum are at an altitude of 5,750 feet and are dwarfed by the ski mountain, Baldy, at 9,150 feet. The river valley slopes down to the cities of Hailey and Bellevue at 5,300 feet.
Sun Valley is served by Hailey's Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN). It's located 14 miles from the resort and is easily accessible from the gateway sites of Seattle (SEA), Los Angeles (LAX), and Salt Lake City (SLC). Sun Valley's two connecting carriers are: Horizon Air (Alaska Airlines) and SkyWest (Delta Connection).
By Bus or Shuttle
Daily shuttle service between Boise Airport (BOI) and the Sun Valley Lodge.
Advance tickets may be purchased by calling (800) 574-8661 / (208) 733-3921 or going online www.sunvalleyexpress.com. Tickets also may be purchased on the bus at time of departure pending availablility.
Driving Directions from Sun Valley Airport to Thunder Spring:
Start out on Airport Way toward ID-75. Turn left onto ID-75 – .2 mile
Travel North through the cities of Hailey and Ketchum. – 13.3 miles
Turn right onto Saddle Road (which is the traffic light North of the Ketchum) – .1 mile
Turn left onto Thunder Trail and you are now on the Thunder Spring property.
(Note: I-75 turns into MAIN Street through the cities of Bellevue, Hailey and Ketchum.)