17 days in Idaho Itinerary

17 days in Idaho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Idaho journey maker

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Idaho Falls
— 1 night
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Arco
— 1 night
Drive
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Twin Falls
— 2 nights
Drive
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Boise
— 3 nights
Drive
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McCall
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salmon
— 1 night
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Coeur d'Alene
— 4 nights
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Idaho Falls

— 1 night
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. On the 14th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Idaho Falls itinerary planning app.

New York City to Idaho Falls is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Idaho Falls. Traveling from New York City in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 46°F in Idaho Falls. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Arco.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 15:

Arco

— 1 night
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. On the 16th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Craters of the Moon National Monument, then stroll around Bottolfsen Park, then examine the collection at EBR-1, and finally see the interesting displays at Lost Rivers Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Arco trip planner.

Getting from Idaho Falls to Arco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Idaho Falls in June: highs in Arco hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Arco

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 16:

Twin Falls

— 2 nights
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the views from Perrine Bridge, take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls, and then trek along Snake River Canyon Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Balanced Rock County Park, witness a stunning natural landmark at Miracle Hot Springs, and then walk around Centennial Waterfront Park.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Twin Falls journey planning website.

Drive from Arco to Twin Falls in 2 hours. In June, Twin Falls is somewhat warmer than Arco - with highs of 83°F and lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Boise.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:

Boise

— 3 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Boise is known for trails, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Boise River Greenbelt, get a sense of history and politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, take in nature's colorful creations at Julia Davis Park, and get to know the resident critters at Zoo Boise.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Boise trip planner.

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to Boise takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In June in Boise, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to McCall.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Trails · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:

McCall

— 2 nights
McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then explore the activities along Payette Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): cool off at Kelly's Whitewater Park, tee off at Mccall Golf Club, and then admire the majestic nature at Ponderosa State Park.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read McCall trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Boise to McCall in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Boise in June; daily highs in McCall reach 73°F and lows reach 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in McCall

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:

Stanley

— 2 nights
Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Yankee Fork Gold Dredge, take an in-depth tour of Stanley Museum, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On your second day here, explore the activities along Stanley Lake, then explore the activities along Redfish Lake, and then take in the awesome beauty at Galena Summit.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Stanley journey planner.

Getting from McCall to Stanley by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from McCall in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Stanley, with lows of 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Salmon.

Things to do in Stanley

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:

Salmon

— 1 night
Salmon is a city in Lemhi County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural and Education Center and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Salmon vacation planning site.

You can drive from Stanley to Salmon in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Stanley in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 46°F in Salmon. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Salmon

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:

Coeur d'Alene

— 4 nights
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coeur d'Alene: Wallace (Northern Pacific Depot & Wallace Brewing Company) and Silverwood Theme Park (in Athol). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, walk around McEuen Park, and head outdoors with Bridle Path Quarter Horses.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Coeur d'Alene online tour planner.

You can drive from Salmon to Coeur d'Alene in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Coeur d'Alene are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:

Idaho travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.