Ski Magazine Ranks Sun Valley #4 Best!


World Famous Sun Valley Ski Resort is only a three-hour ride to the Northeast of the Boise Valley.  In addition to the ranking below, Sun Valley was recognized in January 2013 by the Huffington Post as one of the top 10 ski towns in the country.

America’s First Ski Resort Advances 3 Rungs to #4 Among North American Destinations
Sun Valley, ID, September 20, 2013:   
One of the most respected and closely-watched research programs in travel – Ski Magazine’s 26th annual landmark readers’ survey – today reported that Sun Valley Resort has climbed three rungs to #4 among North American ski destinations. 

“Sun Valley is a five-star experience,” said one poll respondent quoted by Ski Magazine. 

Another survey respondent said Sun Valley “is that perfect little ski town that you read about in books.  With ice skating, shopping and dinner all within a short walk, this is a place you will enjoy visiting.” 

“We thank the voters of Ski Magazine survey for recognizing Sun Valley Resort and our commitment to 100-percent guest satisfaction,” said Tim Silva, general manager at Sun Valley Resort   “The guest experience is the most important thing to us at Sun Valley.” 
Sun Valley earned top-3 rankings in 6 of the 20 service categories in the poll and finished in the top 10 in 13 different criteria.  Guests ranked Sun Valley’s services in the top 3 in these categories: 
  •  #2 -- Grooming 
  • #2 -- Lifts 
  • #2 -- On-Mountain Food 
  • #2 -- Off-Hill Dining 
  • #3 -- Service 
  •  #3 -- Lodging  

In the latest poll, Sun Valley Resort climbed in almost all of its important categories, including Grooming; Lifts; Lodging; Family Programs; Character; Digital Presence and Overall Satisfaction. 

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