6 days in Idaho Itinerary

6 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Boise
— 1 day
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Twin Falls
— 1 night
3
Arco
— 1 night
4
Stanley
— 1 night
5
Coeur d'Alene
— 2 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 10th (Mon), get a sense of history and politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and then hike along Boise River Greenbelt.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Boise travel planner.

Seattle 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 Seattle to Boise. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in Boise are somewhat warmer (91°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Historic Sites · Trails · Parks
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Idaho State Capitol Building ©
Idaho State Capitol Building

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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 11th (Tue), take in the views from Perrine Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls, and then stroll through Snake River Canyon Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Twin Falls holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Boise to Twin Falls takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Arco.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Trails · 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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Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. On the 12th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument, stroll around Bottolfsen Park, then examine the collection at EBR-1, and finally examine the collection at Lost Rivers Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Arco tour planner.

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to Arco takes 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Twin Falls in August: high temperatures in Arco hover around 81°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Arco

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Lost Rivers Museum
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Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
Craters of the Moon National Monument
EBR-1 ©
EBR-1
Lost Rivers Museum ©
Lost Rivers Museum

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Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the activities along Redfish Lake, then get engrossed in the history at Stanley Museum, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Stanley trip builder.

You can drive from Arco to Stanley in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Arco in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Stanley, with lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Stanley

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

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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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): make a splash at Silverwood Theme Park. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, then take a memorable tour with Timberline Adventures, and then explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Coeur d'Alene attractions app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Stanley to Coeur d'Alene. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stanley to Coeur d'Alene. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Stanley in August since evenings lows in Coeur d'Alene dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Theme Parks · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

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

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