Some of the Best Spa Breaks in the American West

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Some of the best spas in the Western United States are located in places where you can enjoy incredible landscapes before heading indoors to relax and be pampered – while still enjoying beautiful views of the places you were just playing in. From the snow-capped mountains to the sun-kissed desert, check out these five spas […]

Hit the Spa: Relaxing, Pampering Mountain West Getaways for Two

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What do you and your special someone really want when you celebrate romance on birthdays, anniversaries or the ultimate day of love, Valentine’s Day? Flowers die, too much chocolate adds to the waistline and do you really want to be picking out intimates when you’re not sure what’s going to put your partner in the mood? Chances […]

Sun Valley Fall Festivals Commemorate Sheepherding

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The Sun Valley area of Idaho is beautiful in the fall. With the leaves turning and perfect temperatures, it’s a great time for a getaway to this destination. Read more [here] and [here]

Trailing of the Sheep Festival in Ketchum, Idaho

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Come with Travel Brigade to the annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival in the beautiful mountain towns of Ketchum and Hailey, Idaho, near the famous Sun Valley Resort. This festival in the area where Hemingway once lived, features history, celebrations and more ways than you could ever think of to cook lamb as chefs from […]

Trailing of the Sheep Festival in Picturesque Idaho

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This coming weekend, Oct. 9-12, Travel Brigade will be heading to the towns of Ketchum and Hailey in Idaho, for the 2014 Trailing of the Sheep Festival. If the names of Ketchum and Hailey sound familiar, it’s because Ernest Hemingway spent time there and the world-famous Sun Valley Resort sits right next door. The Festival […]

Summer in Sun Valley

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Come with Travel Brigade to beautiful Sun Valley and the amazing Idaho mountains that surround it for a unique summer getaway. Slap on some sunscreen and go skating on the outdoor ice rink in the summer sun during the day, then watch Olympic figure skaters put on a show at night. Take the gondola up […]

Idaho’s Sun Valley Shines in the Summer

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Sun Valley Resort in Idaho has the expected mountain activities as well as more unique offerings, such as ice-skating outdoors in 80-degree weather, watching Olympic medalists perform under starry skies, learning how to shoot skeet, or listening to a top show in a concert hall. Best of all, Sun Valley, as well the surrounding Idaho towns of Ketchum and […]

Chasing Summer in Sun Valley, Idaho

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Sun Valley, Idaho, is rightly known as one of the great ski destinations in America. After all, this is the place that pioneered the very first chair lift back in the 1930s. As winter moves into spring, summer and fall, what emerges from the snow is a beautiful green resort with plenty of unique opportunities. […]

Dive Into Relaxation in Idaho

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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, gives visitors the chance to calm down and enjoy life in the slow lane. The directions are pretty simple, really: Sit and soak. [Read more]

Warm Waters of an Idaho Town

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There’s something about warm water that is a universal signal to slow down, kick back and relax. In the case of the town of Lava Hot Springs, the hot thermal waters that come bubbling up through the ground are reason enough to enjoy some rest and rejuvenation, but the entire feel of this small Idaho […]