Destination guide

The beautiful city of Ketchum awaits you

The mountains and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Ketchum. This city is walkable and scenic, recognized for its skiing, hiking and biking. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Ketchum

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy Ketchum for its skiing, hiking and biking. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Ketchum a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • River Run Day Lodge (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Big Wood Golf Course (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Sun Valley Ski Resort (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Soldier Mountain Ski Area (26.9 mi / 43.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Ketchum

Ketchum is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, February, December or November, when snowfall averages 20.33 inches and temperatures average 8°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ketchum

Travelers enjoy Ketchum for its mountain views and riverfront. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ketchum is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dollar Mountain (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Bald Mountain (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Sawtooth National Recreation Area (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Sawtooth National Forest (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Ketchum

Fly into Sun Valley, ID (SUN-Friedman Memorial), the closest airport, located 12.5 mi (20 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Ketchum, ID?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 770 vacation rentals near Ketchum. From 199 Houses to 445 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ketchum for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Ketchum?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ketchum:

  • River Run: 177 vacation rentals
  • Board Ranch: 30 vacation rentals
  • Weyyakin Ranch: 162 vacation rentals
  • Elkhorn Village: 196 vacation rentals
  • Elkhorn Twin Creeks: 35 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Ketchum?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ketchum. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bald Mountain: 761 vacation rentals
  • River Run Day Lodge: 762 vacation rentals
  • Sun Valley Center for the Arts: 762 vacation rentals
  • Sun Valley Ski Resort: 765 vacation rentals
  • Redfish Lake Visitor Center: 33 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ketchum listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ketchum?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 199 Houses in Ketchum. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ketchum include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 445 rentals available
  • Cabins: 17 rentals available
  • Cottages: 17 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ketchum?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 322 vacation rentals with pool available in Ketchum. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.