8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Idaho Falls
— 1 day
2
Arco
— 1 night
3
Boise
— 3 nights
4
Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights

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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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, thendon't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt, thenexamine the collection at Collector Corner Museum, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Idaho.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Idaho Falls day trip app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Idaho Falls. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Arco.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Museums
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Museum of Idaho ©
Museum of Idaho
Collector Corner Museum ©
Collector Corner Museum
The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho ©
The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho

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Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Craters of the Moon National Monument, walk around Bottolfsen Park, and then examine the collection at EBR-1.

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You can drive from Idaho Falls to Arco in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Idaho Falls in August, plan for slightly colder days in Arco, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Arco

Parks Museums Nature
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Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
Craters of the Moon National Monument
EBR-1 ©
EBR-1
Bottolfsen Park ©
Bottolfsen Park

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Boise Art Glass or Ste. Chapelle Winery. Appreciate the collections at Basque Museum & Cultural Center and Warhawk Air Museum. Take a break from Boise with a short trip to Fujishin Family Cellars in Caldwell, about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, learn about winemaking at Telaya Wine Co., hike along Boise River Greenbelt, and identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Boise sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Arco to Boise in 3.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Arco in August: high temperatures in Boise hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Boise

Museums Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Caldwell, Telaya Wine Co., Warhawk Air Museum
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Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey

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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. Step out of the city life by going to Coeur d'Alene Lake and Sandpoint City Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Wallace Mining Museum and Oasis Bordello Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Coeur d'Alene: Old Mission State Park (in Cataldo), Northern Pacific Depot (in Wallace) and Farragut State Park (in Athol). Next up on the itinerary: tee off at Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course, look for gifts at KnitKnit, and identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails.

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Fly from Boise to Coeur d'Alene in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boise to Coeur d'Alene, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Coeur d'Alene is a bit cooler than Boise - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wallace, Old Mission State Park, Sandpoint City Beach, Farragut State Park
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Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
Old Mission State Park ©
Old Mission State Park

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