- The list below includes 21 free or cheap things to do in or near Sun Valley, Idaho, including 20 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Art Gallery, Mountains and River.
- From Dollar Mountain to Salmon River, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Sun Valley and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ketchum.
Sun Valley Ice Rink is a year-round outdoor ice skating rink. Patrons can watch Olympic and world-class skaters or takes lessons. The indoor door rink is full-size and is home of the Sun Valley Figure Skating School and open hockey.
Offering guided tours of the surrounding hills, Elkhorn Stables has a variety of horses for visitors to ride on. The tour consists of basic training on how to ride a horse before leading the group out into the country.
Boloix Frederic Fine Arts is an art gallery specializing in paintings, works on paper, and sculpture by 20th Century Masters. Featured artists include Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, Joan Miro, Rene Magritte, and Francis Bacon.
The art gallery at Gilman Contemporary is an extensive collection of different types of art exhibits including sculptures, paintings, origami and handicrafts. This novel tourist destination is refreshed regularly with new additions to its gallery and museum.