12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
The Dalles
— 1 night
2
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
3
Tulelake
— 2 nights
4
Boise
— 2 nights
5
Twin Falls
— 1 night
6
Stanley
— 4 nights

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night
The Dalles

The Dalles
The Dalles is the county seat and largest city of Wasco County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Dalles Murals.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read The Dalles day trip tool.

Missoula to The Dalles is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in The Dalles when traveling from Missoula in August, with lows around 63°F. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in The Dalles

Museums
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night
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): trek along Pinnacles Trail.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park trip builder website.

Getting from The Dalles to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tulelake.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks
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Pinnacles Trail ©
Pinnacles Trail

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Tulelake

Tulelake ©
Tulelake is a city in Northeastern Siskiyou County, California, United States, at an elevation of 4066ft above sea level. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Tule Lake Unit of WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument and then identify plant and animal life at Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Lava Beds National Monument.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tulelake trip planner.

Drive from Crater Lake National Park to Tulelake in 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August, with highs in Tulelake at 86°F and lows at 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Boise.

Things to do in Tulelake

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge ©
Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Lava Beds National Monument ©
Lava Beds National Monument
Tule Lake Segregation Center ©
Tule Lake Segregation Center

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nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 16th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ridge to River Trail System, then identify plant and animal life at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, then identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey, and finally look for gifts at Cravin's Candy Emporium.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Boise trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tulelake to Boise takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tulelake to Boise due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tulelake in August since evenings lows in Boise dip to 63°F. You'll set off for Twin Falls on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey
Cravin's Candy Emporium ©
Cravin's Candy Emporium

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 17th (Mon), stroll through Snake River Canyon Trail and then admire the sheer force of Auger Falls.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Twin Falls trip planner.

Drive from Boise to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. August in Twin Falls sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail
Auger Falls ©
Auger Falls

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nights
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Redfish Lake and Salmon River. Family-friendly places like River Rafting & Tubing and Stanley Museum will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stanley: Goldbug Hot Springs (in Salmon) and Challis (Bayhorse Ghost Town and Trails System & Land of the Yankee Fork State Park). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Stanley Lake, take in the awesome beauty at Galena Summit, and take an in-depth tour of Yankee Fork Gold Dredge.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Stanley online itinerary planner.

Drive from Twin Falls to Stanley in 3 hours. While traveling from Twin Falls, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Stanley, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 37°F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Stanley

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Idaho, Challis, Goldbug Hot Springs
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River Rafting & Tubing
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake
Stanley Lake ©
Stanley Lake

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