Best Places to Live

Hailey, ID

Population: 8,002
Photo: Christine Olsen

Residents of Hailey enjoy opportunities to hike, bike, fish, boat, ice skate and kayak. The nearby Sawtooth National Forest provides a large outdoor playground, while city parks offer playgrounds and ball fields. Snow skiing is another option thanks to Rotarun Ski Area and Sun Valley. The Friedman Memorial Airport allows residents to easily connect to major cities. Hailey residents are privy to a high-quality Blaine County School System as well as a College of Southern Idaho satellite campus. See where Hailey ranked on our Best Small Towns 2014 list.