Sun Valley Resort is the 2012 OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award winner for Best Nightlife in the Pacific Northwest Region. Thanks to aprés options such as The Duchin Lounge, The Ram Restaurant and the Boiler Room in the Sun Valley Village and The Pioneer Saloon, Grumpy's and Whiskey Jacques, located in nearby Ketchum, Sun Valley is a blast when the sun goes down. In addition to bars, the famous Idaho ski and snowboard resort offers world-class dining and lodging options, making it the 2012 OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice for Best Nightlife in the Pacific Northwest. 

WHERE TO GO FOR LIVE MUSIC: There are a ton of live music options at Sun Valley Resort. The Duchin Lounge in the Village offers the Best Live Jazz in Town; the River Run Day Lodge on the mountain has live music from 3-6 p.m. on select dates; Sun Valley even has their own Opera House located in the heart of the village.

WHERE TO GO FOR DANCING: The Duchin Lounge advises its visitors to “bring your dancing shoes,” whenever there’s live Jazz being played; from Dec. 6 – 9, 2012, Sun Valley brings you the Ultimate Snow Dance Weekend, where guests can frequent the dance floor.

WHERE TO GO FOR DRINKS: Elegant imbibers can check out Michel’s Christiania, a French restaurant with a great romantic atmosphere. The Olympic Bar is filled with photographs and souvenirs handed down by Olympic skiers. If you’re looking to knock back a few brews with the locals, head to Grumpy’s, where you can grab a 32-oz. schooner of draft beer.