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Address: 491 Sun Valley Rod, Ketchum, ID 83340
Phone Number: +1 208-726-3423
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A Cup of Local Flavor

As others have written here, the Visitor Center is located in the Starbucks, right in the heart of downtown Ketchum. The real attraction here is the Starbucks; it gets 5-Stars... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
M&ALongGrove
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Northbrook, Illinois
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WorldWide
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203 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was expecting more. Inside a Starbucks. All the brochures were there. If there is a real person on duty to answer questions and offer advice I did not see them and I went back twice.

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Thank DogDoggie
Cincinnati, Ohio
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70 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had different types of hiking in mind on different days but weren't sure were to go so we went to the Visitor Center. The gentleman that helped us was amazing and very knowledgeable. He gave us lots of great suggestions and we took them all.

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Thank SDBarber
Northbrook, Illinois
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174 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

As others have written here, the Visitor Center is located in the Starbucks, right in the heart of downtown Ketchum. The real attraction here is the Starbucks; it gets 5-Stars. It's one of the most special Starbucks that you will ever see. First of all, it is locally-owned, i.e., not one of the many, many (too many) corporate stores. And... More 

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Thank M&ALongGrove
Boise, Idaho
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48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

I was directed to the visitor's center by signs and walked right past it.It's located (hidden?) in a large Starbucks. There were some brochures and maps available, but if there had not been someone present to answer my questions I would have been at a loss. Calling it a visitors center is a bit of a stretch, but the people... More 

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Thank Stephen H
Newport Beach, California
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180 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

The visitor center has absolutely everything you need to know about the Sun Valley area. There are plenty of brochures that cover restaurants, hiking and biking, galleries, and almost anything else you can think of. They also have volunteers on stand-by to answer any questions. This was incredibly helpful!

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Thank Kim B
Redding
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37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Volunteers sit inside the local Starbucks and offer tips to tourists. They also have brochures and will make phone calls for you. Very useful :)

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Thank ReddingNorCalGal
Ketchum, Idaho
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

A must for any visitor new or old..... Done with taste and detail. What a wonderful place Ketchum?SV is!

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Thank Indigo C
Santa Barbara, Afghanistan
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129 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

you can never go wrong when you ask questions about anywhere when you are at a Visitor Center. We have been to this part of the world many times and each time we find something new. First, start coming here, then start exploring, the local area is very beautiful, the people here are friendly, and most of all you will... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

The gentleman operating the visitor center at the time of our stop was most helpful, even personally picking out information that he thought we might find useful. The racks are full of brochures, real estate guides and local magazines, many of which we carried away and browsed at our leisure. Actually, we decided to utilize the comfy chairs and tables... More 

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Thank Rvinjan
Ketchum
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125 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Great stop to find info and what is going on while in town. Lots of flyers and papers to read. Stop here and then find a quiet coffee shop and plan your day.

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Thank sunvalley2015

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