50 days in Scottsdale & Idaho Itinerary

50 days in Scottsdale & Idaho Itinerary

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50 days in Scottsdale & Idaho Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
Scottsdale
— 14 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
Twin Falls
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Idaho Falls
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
Ketchum
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Stanley
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
Boise
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h
Lewiston
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
London

13
days
Scottsdale

Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Montezuma Castle National Monument and Old Town Scottsdale. Visit Goldfield (Ghost Town) and Casa Grande Ruins National Monument for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Scottsdale: Camp Verde (Verde Valley Archaeology Center & Out of Africa Wildlife Park), Phoenix (Balloon Rides & Horseback Riding Tours) and Boyce Thompson Arboretum (in Superior). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, push the limits with an extreme tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Phoenix Zoo, and try your luck at Harrah's Ak-Chin.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Scottsdale trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Scottsdale is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from London to Scottsdale. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in June: high temperatures in Scottsdale hover around 48°C and lows are around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Phoenix, Chandler, Camp Verde, Sleepy Dog Brewing Company, Superstition Ranch Farmers Market
Highlights from your plan
Desert Botanical Garden
Musical Instrument Museum
Montezuma Castle National Monument

6
days
Twin Falls

Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Shoshone Falls and City Of Rocks National Reserve. Crossings Winery and Minidoka Internment are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Twin Falls: Miracle Hot Springs (in Buhl), Idaho's Mammoth Cave (in Shoshone) and Hagerman (Malad Gorge State Park & Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument). There's much more to do: take in the views from Perrine Bridge, see the interesting displays at Herrett Center, take a peaceful walk through Sawtooth National Forest, and hike along Snake River Canyon Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Twin Falls itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Scottsdale to Twin Falls in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Scottsdale in July, you will find days in Twin Falls are little chillier (38°C), and nights are cooler (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hagerman, Minidoka Internment, Miracle Hot Springs, Crossings Winery, City Of Rocks National Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls
Crossings Winery
Sawtooth National Forest

4
days
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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Hall Replica and Old Town. Get outdoors at Mesa Falls and Yellowstone Bear World. Explore Idaho Falls' surroundings by going to Fort Hall Casino (in Fort Hall), Idaho Potato Museum (in Blackfoot) and Museum of Clean (in Pocatello). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Hell's Half Acre, see the interesting displays at Collectors Corner Museum, make a trip to Snake River Greenbelt, and admire all the interesting features of Melaleuca Field.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Idaho Falls travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Twin Falls to Idaho Falls by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Twin Falls in July since evenings lows in Idaho Falls dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Ketchum.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Pocatello, Mesa Falls, Idaho Potato Museum, Yellowstone Bear World, Fort Hall Casino
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Falls
Hell's Half Acre
Yellowstone Bear World

5
days
Ketchum

Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. Get outdoors at Craters of the Moon National Monument and Bald Mountain. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Sawtooth Botanical Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dollar Mountain, get engrossed in the history at Sun Valley Museum of History, and stroll through Bald Mountain Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ketchum vacation builder.

You can drive from Idaho Falls to Ketchum in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sun Valley, Craters of the Moon National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Sawtooth Botanical Garden
Sun Valley Resort
Sun Valley Museum of History

4
days
Stanley

Stanley is a city in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Middle Fork of the Salmon River and Ponderosa State Park. Go for a jaunt from Stanley to McCall to see Payette Lake about 2 hours away. There's more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and contemplate the waterfront views at Stanley Lake.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Stanley custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ketchum to Stanley takes 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Ketchum in July, with highs in Stanley at 31°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

McCall, Middle Fork of the Salmon River
Highlights from your plan
Payette Lake
River Rafting & Tubing
Ponderosa State Park

7
days
Boise

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Escape the urban bustle at Boise River Greenbelt and Ridge to River Trail System. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Idaho Penitentiary Site and Boise Depot. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kathryn Albertson Park, pause for some photo ops at Idaho Anne Frank Memorial, identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey, and admire the engineering at Arrowrock Dam.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Boise vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Stanley to Boise in 3 hours. Traveling from Stanley in July, you will find days in Boise are somewhat warmer (40°C), and nights are warmer (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lewiston.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Meridian, Indian Creek-Stowe Winery
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary Site
World Center For Birds of Prey

4
days
Lewiston

Lewiston is a city in north central Idaho and the county seat of Nez Perce County. Visiting Hells Canyon National Recreation Area and Latah Trail Bike Path will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lewiston: Moscow (Appaloosa Museum & Heritage Center, University of Idaho Arboretum & Botanical Garden, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Hells Gate State Park, see the interesting displays at Jack O'Connor Center, try your luck at Clearwater River Casino & Lodge, and witness the site of a historic battle at Nez Perce National Historical Park.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Lewiston vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Boise to Lewiston with the Route module. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Lewiston are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Lewiston

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Moscow, Nez Perce National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Hells Gate State Park

4
days
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Old Mission State Park and Cataldo Mission will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Coeur d'Alene Lake and Circling Raven Golf Club. When in Coeur d'Alene, make a side trip to see Silverwood Theme Park in Athol, approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, grab your bike and head to North Idaho Centennial Trail, explore and take pictures at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, and stop by Just Add Water Sports.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Coeur d'Alene vacation planner.

Getting from Lewiston to Coeur d'Alene by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Lewiston in August, expect Coeur d'Alene to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cataldo Mission, Silverwood Theme Park, Old Mission State Park, Circling Raven Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
Old Mission State Park

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