The Ultimate Guide to a Getaway From Los Angeles to Stanley, Idaho

Do you reside in the Los Angeles, California, area? City life can get a little overwhelming from time to time, so we’re sure you could use a relaxing escape away from all the hustle and bustle. If you’re looking to experience fresh mountain air, breathtaking scenery, a picturesque lake, and charming accommodations, Redfish Lake Lodge is the perfect place for you. We’ll tell you how to plan the ultimate guide to planning a getaway from Los Angeles to Stanley, Idaho 

Once you arrive in Stanley, you’ll want to start filling your to-do list with fun-filled mountain adventures. Download our free Vacation Guide to discover local recommendations for hot springs, hiking trails, boating adventures, fishing on the Salmon River, and more!  

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Embark On a Getaway From Los Angeles to Stanley, Idaho 

Take a Road Trip 

If you’re a fan of road trips, pack the car and go on a fun-filled drive from Los Angeles to Stanley, Idaho. It’s a far trek of about 14 hours, but you can make the most out of it and make some pit stops along the way. Along your journey, some of the best destinations to visit include Death Valley National Park, Las Vegas, Fishlake National Forest, Salt Lake City, and Twin Falls.  

Travel By Plane 


Traveling for extended hours in the car isn’t for everyone. If you fall into that group, you can go the flying route. The closest airport to Stanley is Sun Valley (SUN) in Idaho. Currently, you can purchase flights from Los Angeles to Sun Valley via Delta, United, and Alaska Airlines.  

Another airport that you can fly into is Boise (BOI) in Idaho. This is a larger airport, and you can purchase flights from Allegiant, Alaska, Delta, American, United, and Southwest Airlines. Boise is about two hours and 45 minutes away from Stanley, so you’ll have a bit of a drive ahead of you. However, it’s easy to make this an exciting experience! As you drive, you’ll be surrounded by stunning mountains, vast canyons, and peaceful meadows. You can also stop at Boise National Park along the way.  

Stay In the Best Accommodations in Stanley Idaho 

Lake Cabin living roomAs you plan your trip from Los Angeles to Stanley, Idaho, you’ll need somewhere to rest your head at night and make your home base during your stay. You won’t find anything better than Redfish Lake Lodge! Our historic lodge provides an authentic, rustic experience paired with all the modern amenities you need for an ideal getaway. We offer an array of accommodations, including standalone cabins, duplex cabins, suites, and lodge rooms. No matter where you choose to reside, you’ll have an unforgettable vacation.  

When you stay with us at Redfish Lake Lodge, you’ll discover that we offer more than just fantastic lodging. Our expansive property is situated along Redfish Lake and is home to a marina, a General Store, and multiple dining options. You can also rent bicycles, boats, and book exciting outdoor excursions 

What are you waiting for? It’s time to experience the getaway of a lifetime in Stanley, Idaho! Check our availability today.  

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