Travel & Accommodations

For accommodations within walking distance of all conference activities, contact the Sun Valley Resort at (800) 786-8259 and mention that you will be attending the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference.

Need travel help?

We have a wonderful travel agent who is experienced in getting guests to and from Sun Valley. Just contact Terry Farmer at New Act Travel: 1.800.722.3233 or email

Flying there?
You’ll land at Friedman Airport, which is 12 miles south of Sun Valley, where taxis and rental cars are readily available.

Delta Airlines – Delta Airlines will bring you to Salt Lake City, Utah. From Salt Lake City, Skywest Airlines (operated by  Delta Airlines) flies nonstop to Sun Valley or Twin Falls, Idaho.

Skywest Airlines – Please note, the Skywest flights from Salt Lake City to Sun Valley are on 30-passenger, turboprop aircraft. Flight time is a little over 1 hour. Due to summertime temperatures, airline luggage is occasionally delayed. Please take medicines, cosmetics, and a change of clothing in your carry-on.

United Airlines – United Airlines has flights into Boise. From there it is best to rent a car and drive to Sun Valley.

Directions from Friedman Airport to the Conference Site

  • Follow Airport Way to Highway 75. Turn left.
  • Take Highway 75 approximately 12 miles to Sun Valley Road in Ketchum. Turn right at the signal.
  • Follow Sun Valley Road approximately 1 mile to the Sun Valley Resort, where there is parking.

Driving there?

Driving times from the above airports are as follows:
Twin Falls…………..   1 ½ hours
Boise…………………   3 hours
Salt Lake City………  5 hours

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