Retire in Sun Valley, ID

Livability Score
58
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
1392
Median Househould Income
63542
Median Age
52.9
65 Years and Over
446
Median Home Value
861100
Unemployed
52
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. La Cabanita Mex

Fast & friendly service. Authentic Mexican flavor. If we were staying longer, we'd definitely be back!

2. Rickshaw

Quaint restaurant, lovely fire pit warming the front. We started with Balinese Cucumbers and Sesame Baby Bok Choy - the menu states "we are conscientious...

3. Rasberrys Bistro & Catering

Came here with a friend for lunch today and I am honestly blown away. We split the old El Paso sandwich and substituted chicken for the pork (for health...

4. Jhony's Peruvian Cuisine

One of the best new restaurant in town. The service when it originally open was not great but it is improved very much and the food is excellent

5. KB's

We were visiting Sun Valley and heard KB's was one of the best family friendly restaurants in Ketchum. We enjoyed the Ketchum burritos and chips & salsa....

Golf
1. Sun Valley Golf Course

I thoroughly enjoyed golfing at the Trail Creek course today. It was a lot of fun and worth the $110 green fees. As soon as I got to the clubhouse they...

2. Elkhorn Golf Club

I was unimpressed with my golf experience at the Elkhorn golf club. The course seemed to be in good shape but certainly wasn't stellar. The service was...

3. Bigwood Golf Course

Really fun little golf course. Pretty decent price. Loved it

Active
1. Payette River Company

This is our second time going rafting with PRC on the South Fork. First time was two years ago in July when it was warm, and this second time was in Sept....

2. Sun Valley Ice Rink

Home to the famous Sun Valley ice shows. I've seen a few Olympian figure skaters perform here, including the gorgeous and talented Sasha Cohen. Shows have...

3. Gather Yoga & Studio

Gather Yoga is the little studio that could. As one of (if not the only??) yoga + barre studio that's had long-term success in the Wood River Valley, this...

4. Zenergy

Highly recommended. Zenergy is a brilliant fitness club and spa in a resort-like setting. Clean and spacious facility with a wide variety of high end and...

5. AWOL Adventure Sports

These guys rock! They have a smooth setup and really friendly staff. I rented a kayak and it was in great shape. The loading dock was way cool, making it...

Arts
1. Sawtooth Botanical Garden

The Sawtooth Botanical Garden isn't very well known, but it should be. It's a relaxing stop near Hailey and Ketchum. You can stroll the gardens and see many...

2. Whiskey Jacques

Food and drinks were good, and the service was friendly. On Friday night the bar was full and the rest was empty...seemed a little weird because the...

3. Astropup Fine Art Pet Portraits

After 14 years of a wonderful life, my dog had to be put to sleep last week. I am so so glad that I have a painting done by Brandis Sarich of my fierce...

4. Sun Valley Opera House

everyone should see the Sun Valley Serenade here... if you don't you can't really say you have been to SV as far as I'm concerned....

5. Mountain Images Gallery

I found James' gallery quite by accident while across the street at the local Starbucks getting hot chocolate. I came back at 11:00 when it was open and...

Shopping
1. Door 2 Door Ski and Snowboard Rental Delivery

OK, so you're from out of town and need some skis, poles, boots, helmet in Sun Valley. Never forget the helmet, that noggin of yours is not nearly as hard...

2. Huck and Paddle

What a beautiful store! They had some amazing jewelry made by single mothers in Columbia that I had to pick up. Would have bought more but would have left...

3. Valley Apothecary

Going to a pharmacy and filling your prescription as quickly and seamlessly as any other daily errand is a rare treat. You can count on it at the...

4. Board Bin

The Board Bin is THE skate and snowboard shop in all of Idaho. Nothing else in I've seen in ID comes close to this place. The staff is made up of ultra...

5. Gather Yoga & Studio

Gather Yoga is the little studio that could. As one of (if not the only??) yoga + barre studio that's had long-term success in the Wood River Valley, this...

Health
1. Adaptive Bodyworks

Highly recommend Jo! I'm somewhat of a massage junkie, a social worker, have chronic back issues and have a toddler... I take my self care seriously! Such a...

2. Integrated Bodywork

I have to say this was one of the best massages that I've ever gotten on the fly. George does amazing work and is truly a fixture among elite athletes in...

3. Armstrong-Root Opticians

I had the opportunity to view beautiful Puget Sound from my friends window using his 25/40x100 binocular! My eyes were opened! I was amazed at what I saw!...

4. Ski Tek & Hansen Orthotics Lab

We stopped by hoping to rent boots and skis, but was told that they only rent out skis. You have to have your own boots. With us being occasional skiers, we...

5. Ketchum Chiropractic

Torqued my pelvis on a hike and needed help badly. Left a message on the answering machine at night and got an appointment first thing when they opened the...