55 days in Idaho Itinerary

55 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Coeur d'Alene
— 7 nights
2
Lewiston
— 3 nights
3
McCall
— 4 nights
4
Boise
— 16 nights
5
Twin Falls
— 5 nights
6
Ketchum
— 5 nights
7
Stanley
— 3 nights
8
Salmon
— 2 nights
9
Arco
— 1 night
10
Idaho Falls
— 5 nights
11
Lava Hot Springs
— 3 nights

7
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Coeur d'Alene: Round Lake State Park (in Sagle), Wallace (Historic Wallace, Northern Pacific Depot, &more) and Athol (Silverwood Theme Park & Farragut State Park). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake, kick back and relax at Sandpoint City Beach, get a taste of life in the country at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, and stroll through Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Coeur d'Alene trip planner.

Tucson to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 9-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tucson in July, expect Coeur d'Alene to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Lewiston.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Wallace, Sandpoint, Athol, Q'emiln Park, Round Lake State Park
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 15:
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Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Silverwood Theme Park ©
Silverwood Theme Park

3
nights
Lewiston

Lewiston ©
Lewiston is a city in north central Idaho and the county seat of Nez Perce County. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lewiston: Moscow (Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center, Moscow Farmers Market, &more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Lewis-Clark Center for Arts & History, see the interesting displays at Nez Perce County Historical Society & Museum, do a tasting at Clearwater Canyon Cellars, and immerse yourself in nature at Hells Gate State Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Lewiston travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Coeur d'Alene to Lewiston takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in July, things will get a bit warmer in Lewiston: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to McCall.

Things to do in Lewiston

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Moscow
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
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Arboretum & Botanical Garden ©
Arboretum & Botanical Garden
Moscow Farmers Market ©
Moscow Farmers Market
Lewis-Clark Center for Arts & History ©
Lewis-Clark Center for Arts & History

4
nights
McCall

McCall ©
McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near McCall: Cascade (Lake Cascade State Park & Kelly's Whitewater Park) and Riggins (Riggins City Park & Rapid River Fish Hatchery). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Payette Lake, hit the slopes at Bear Basin Nordic Center, play a few rounds at Mccall Golf Club, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jug Mountain Ranch.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our McCall trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Lewiston to McCall by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Lewiston to McCall, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lewiston in July, with highs in McCall at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Boise.

Things to do in McCall

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cascade, Riggins
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
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Payette Lake ©
Payette Lake
River Rafting & Tubing
Ponderosa State Park ©
Ponderosa State Park

16
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Boise side-trips: Caldwell (Fujishin Family Cellars, Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History, &more), Snake River Canyon Overlook (in Mountain Home) and Lizard Butte (in Marsing). There's much more to do: trek along Boise River Greenbelt, meet the residents at Zoo Boise, get a sense of history and politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, and appreciate the history behind Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Boise travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from McCall to Boise takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from McCall in July: high temperatures in Boise hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Caldwell, Garden City, Eagle, Meridian, Idaho
Find places to stay Jul 22 — Aug 7:
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Idaho State Capitol Building ©
Idaho State Capitol Building
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary

5
nights
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Twin Falls: Ritter Island State Park (in Wendell) and Buhl (Miracle Hot Springs & Balanced Rock County Park). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls, take in the views from Perrine Bridge, take a peaceful walk through Sawtooth National Forest, and trek along Snake River Canyon Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Twin Falls road trip website.

Getting from Boise to Twin Falls by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ketchum.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Buhl, Ritter Island State Park
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 12:
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Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge
Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail

5
nights
Ketchum

Ketchum ©
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. Ketchum is known for nature, outdoors, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Sawtooth Wilderness Area, have fun at Get Your Shoot On!, explore the different monuments and memorials at Ketchum Cemetery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Outlet Lake.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ketchum journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to Ketchum takes 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Twin Falls in August: high temperatures in Ketchum hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Stanley.

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sun Valley, Hailey
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 17:
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Redfish Outlet Lake ©
Redfish Outlet Lake
Pettit Lake ©
Pettit Lake
Get Your Shoot On! ©
Get Your Shoot On!

3
nights
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Stanley is known for adventure, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, explore the activities along Middle Fork of the Salmon River, take in the awesome beauty at Galena Summit, and get engrossed in the history at Stanley Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Stanley day trip app.

Traveling by car from Ketchum to Stanley takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ketchum in August, Stanley is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Salmon.

Things to do in Stanley

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Idaho
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake
Stanley Lake ©
Stanley Lake

2
nights
Salmon

Salmon is a city in Lemhi County, Idaho, United States. On the 21st (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural and Education Center, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then cruise along Salmon River Scenic Byway. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Lemhi Historical Museum, head outdoors with Rawhide Outfitters, and then admire the sheer force of Goldbug Hot Springs.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Salmon online visit planner.

Drive from Stanley to Salmon in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Stanley in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Salmon, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Salmon

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lemhi Historical Museum ©
Lemhi Historical Museum

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Craters of the Moon National Monument, stroll around Bottolfsen Park, and then see the interesting displays at EBR-1.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Arco trip itinerary app.

Getting from Salmon to Arco by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Arco

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:
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Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
Craters of the Moon National Monument
EBR-1 ©
EBR-1
Bottolfsen Park ©
Bottolfsen Park

5
nights
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Idaho Falls: Rexburg (Yellowstone Bear World, Legacy Flight Museum, &more), Menan Butte (in Menan) and St Anthony Sand Dunes (in Saint Anthony). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Mesa Falls, learn more about the world around you at Museum of Idaho, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Pavilion.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Idaho Falls trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Arco to Idaho Falls by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Idaho Falls sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lava Hot Springs.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Rexburg, Grand Teton Distillery, Menan Butte, St Anthony Sand Dunes, Idaho Potato Museum
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 28:
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Mesa Falls ©
Mesa Falls
Yellowstone Bear World ©
Yellowstone Bear World
Idaho Falls River Walk
Idaho Falls River Walk

3
nights
Lava Hot Springs

Lava Hot Springs ©
Lava Hot Springs is a city in Bannock County, Idaho, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Lava Hot Springs: Pocatello (Bannock County Historical Museum & Museum of Clean), Minnetonka Cave (in Saint Charles) and National Oregon / California Trail Center (in Montpelier). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 30th (Sun) at Olympic Swimming Complex. There's more to do: take in the natural beauty of Lava Hot Springs.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lava Hot Springs trip site.

You can drive from Idaho Falls to Lava Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lava Hot Springs are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lava Hot Springs

Museums Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pocatello, Minnetonka Cave, National Oregon / California Trail Center
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Clean ©
Museum of Clean
Lava Hot Springs ©
Lava Hot Springs
Olympic Swimming Complex ©
Olympic Swimming Complex

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