7 days in Colorado Springs & Idaho Itinerary

7 days in Colorado Springs & Idaho Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
2
Boise
— 1 night
3
Stanley
— 1 night
4
Ketchum
— 1 night

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Venture out of the city with trips to Off-Road Tours (in Buena Vista), Denver (Molly Brown House Museum, Denver Botanic Gardens, &more) and Canon City (Skyline Drive & River Rafting & Tubing). There's still lots to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs tour planner.

Denver to Colorado Springs is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Denver, Canon City, Off-Road Tours, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): walk around Barber Park, steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, thentrek along Boise River Greenbelt, and finally stop by Cinder Wines.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Boise trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Boise in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Boise: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Cinder Wines
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Barber Park ©
Barber Park

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Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Lake, take an in-depth tour of Stanley Museum, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Stanley journey planning site.

Traveling by car from Boise to Stanley takes 3 hours. Traveling from Boise in August, you will find days in Stanley are little chillier (°F), and nights are much colder (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Ketchum.

Things to do in Stanley

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

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Ketchum

Ketchum ©
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. On the 22nd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Fisher Creek Trail, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sawtooth Wilderness Area, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pettit Lake.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ketchum online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Ketchum takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Stanley in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ketchum, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks Nature Trails
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Pettit Lake ©
Pettit Lake

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