With the majestic Sawtooths, the vast expanses of the peaceful countryside, and the many hiking trails winding through our area, it’s no secret that Central Idaho is a destination for nature enthusiasts. During your stay at Redfish Lake Lodge, you and your family will have easy access to the many wonderful things to do, as well as hear us talk about our favorite Rocky Mountain vacation ideas. From outdoor adventures to the best places to relax, you’re sure to make this year’s trip the best one yet.
When you’re searching for the top Rocky Mountain vacation ideas, we recommend requesting unlimited access to our free Vacation Guide. It features our best suggestions for area attractions, things to do, and places to explore on your family vacation to Redfish Lake Lodge!
What Are Some of the Best Rocky Mountain Vacation Ideas?
If you’re having trouble deciding which Rocky Mountain vacation ideas to choose from, check out our list below. Whatever way you decide to enjoy your time, we know you’ll have a wonderful time in Stanley, Idaho!
Reconnect With Nature
One of our favorite ideas for your vacation is to go trekking along the many hiking trails. There is a vast network of paths winding through the Sawtooths. They range in difficulty and behold views of the beautiful Redfish Lake.
If you want to maximize your day outdoors, book an adventure with the Sawtooth Mountain Guides. This wonderful company provides you with an option of courses to experience the best of Stanley. From hiking to mountain climbing to avalanche-awareness training to skiing, these skilled guides will bring the best of Idaho right to you.
Other great Rocky Mountain vacation ideas include:
- Horseback riding with the Redfish Corrals
- Biking the various trails
- Fly fishing in Stanley
- Cross-country skiing
- Making the drive from Sun Valley to Stanley
- Exploring the Sawtooth National Forest
- Rafting down the Salmon River
Rocky Mountain Vacation Ideas for Water Enthusiasts
As you look for other ways to enjoy the Rockies, spend some time on one of the many bodies of water nestled in this mountain range. One of our favorite places is Redfish Lake. Another incredible way to make the most of your day is at the marina. It’s the aquatic gateway to adventure on the Redfish Lake. Enjoy with a variety of rentals to choose from such as kayaks, paddleboards, canoes, kayaks, and motor boats. You can enjoy a relaxing Lady of the Lake tour, the delightful Sunset Appetizer Cruise, or a peaceful pontoon boat ride. After your time on the water, lounge on the white sand beaches, refuel at one of the remarkable Redfish restaurants, or stargaze at the end of the dock. You won’t be disappointed by your experience!
The Best Place to Stay During Your Rocky Mountain Vacation
Once you’ve enjoyed our favorite Rocky Mountain vacation ideas, head back to a charming accommodation at Redfish Lake Lodge or a cozy room at Redfish Riverside Inn. Each of our mountainside properties offers a wonderful place to relax after your daily adventures. You’ll enjoy comfortable bedding, views of the Sawtooth Mountains, a stone-faced fireplace, and a private deck. If you cannot get enough of our area, enhance your stay at Redfish Lake Lodge or Redfish Riverside Inn with one of the indulgent specials. We can’t wait to host you in Stanley!