11 days in Idaho Itinerary

11 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Boise
— 1 night
2
Twin Falls
— 1 night
3
Idaho Falls
— 1 night
4
Arco
— 1 night
5
Stanley
— 1 night
6
McCall
— 2 nights
7
Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights

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Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 19th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Basque Museum & Cultural Center, contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Boise River Greenbelt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey, and then appreciate the history behind Idaho State Capitol Building.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Boise trip builder site.

San Francisco to Boise is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Boise. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Boise, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Zipline
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the views from Perrine Bridge, take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls, and then trek along Snake River Canyon Trail.

Start your trip to Twin Falls by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Boise to Twin Falls takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August in Twin Falls, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge
Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail

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Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls ©
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the sheer force of Idaho Falls River Walk, don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, and finally learn more about the world around you at Museum of Idaho.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Idaho Falls online trip maker.

Getting from Twin Falls to Idaho Falls by car takes about 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Idaho Falls when traveling from Twin Falls in August, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Arco.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
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Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park ©
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park
Museum of Idaho ©
Museum of Idaho
Idaho Falls River Walk
Idaho Falls River Walk

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Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument, walk around Bottolfsen Park, and then examine the collection at EBR-1.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Arco trip planner.

You can drive from Idaho Falls to Arco in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Idaho Falls in August, plan for little chillier days in Arco, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Arco

Parks · Museums · Nature
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Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
Craters of the Moon National Monument
EBR-1 ©
EBR-1
Bottolfsen Park ©
Bottolfsen Park

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Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. On the 24th (Mon), explore the activities along Redfish Lake, take an in-depth tour of Stanley Museum, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Stanley day trip app.

Drive from Arco to Stanley in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Arco in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Stanley, with lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to McCall.

Things to do in Stanley

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake
Stanley Museum ©
Stanley Museum

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McCall

McCall ©
McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Rapid River Fish Hatchery and then see what you can catch with River Adventures. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Payette Lake, play a few rounds at Mccall Golf Club, and then admire the majestic nature at Ponderosa State Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the McCall road trip tool.

You can drive from Stanley to McCall in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Stanley in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in McCall, with lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in McCall

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Riggins
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River Adventures ©
River Adventures
Payette Lake ©
Payette Lake
Ponderosa State Park ©
Ponderosa State Park

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Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. When in Coeur d'Alene, make a side trip to see Silverwood Theme Park in Athol, approximately Athol away. And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at Timberline Adventures, look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, and walk around Coeur d'Alene City Park and Independence Point.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Coeur d'Alene trip planning app.

Traveling by car from McCall to Coeur d'Alene takes 5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from McCall to Coeur d'Alene. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Coeur d'Alene when traveling from McCall in August, with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Theme Parks · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Silverwood Theme Park
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Timberline Adventures ©
Timberline Adventures
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Silverwood Theme Park ©
Silverwood Theme Park

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