Introduction to Hailey, Idaho
The city of Hailey is named in honor of John Hailey, who was a two - time Congressional delegate from the Idaho Territory. The city is in Blaine County. In 1895, this county was established by the Idaho Legislature, by merging Logan and Alturas Counties. Blaine County was named in honor of James G. Blaine, the U.S. Congressman and the 1884 Republican presidential nominee.
Hailey and nearby Attractions
- Blaine County - Historical Museum
- Earnest Hemmingway Memorial
- Ketchum/ Sun Valley Heritage and Ski Museum
- Ore Wagon Museum
- Basque Museum and Cultural Center
Things To Do In Hailey
Tourists in Hailey can visit the Blaine County - Historical Museum, which is a major attraction because of its historical significance. The Sun Valley is also worth visiting. Tourists can also visit the Basque Museum and Cultural Center and the Earnest Hemmingway Memorial during your free hours. The annual festivals hosted by Hailey include the Springfest, Northern Rockies Folk Festival, Hailey Days of the Old West, Summer Fools Festival, and Blaine County Fair.
Friedman Memorial Airport is the nearest airport.
Hailey Higher Education
The College of Southern Idaho, Boise State University, Idaho State University, and Ricks College offer higher educational facilities.