10 days in Idaho Itinerary

10 days in Idaho Itinerary

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10 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Idaho Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Boise
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
3
Coeur d'Alene
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
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 5th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Giant Eagle Waterfall Nest.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Idaho Falls sightseeing planner .

Washington DC to Idaho Falls is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Idaho Falls due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect cooler with lows of 49°F in Idaho Falls. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Idaho Potato Museum
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Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park ©
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park
Hell's Half Acre Lava Field ©
Hell's Half Acre Lava Field
Idaho Potato Museum
Idaho Potato Museum

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Explore hidden gems such as Ridge to River Trail System and Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Discovery Center of Idaho and Old Idaho Penitentiary. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center, get to know the fascinating history of Freak Alley Gallery, examine the collection at Warhawk Air Museum, and stroll through Boise River Greenbelt.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Boise road trip tool .

You can drive from Idaho Falls to Boise in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Idaho Falls in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 63°F in Boise. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Warhawk Air Museum
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Freak Alley Gallery ©
Freak Alley Gallery
Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area ©
Discovery Center of Idaho ©
Discovery Center of Idaho

5
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Get outdoors at Old Mission State Park and Pulaski Tunnel Trail. Kids will appreciate attractions like Sandpoint City Beach and Farragut State Park. Explore Coeur d'Alene's surroundings by going to Wallace (Historic Wallace, Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail, & more). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at North Idaho Centennial Trail, take in the exciting artwork at The Art Spirit Gallery, and tee off at Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Coeur d'Alene trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boise to Coeur d'Alene takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boise to Coeur d'Alene due to the time zone difference. In August, Coeur d'Alene is little chillier than Boise - with highs of 84°F and lows of 55°F. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Wallace, Old Mission State Park, Farragut State Park, Sandpoint City Beach
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Farragut State Park ©
Farragut State Park
Old Mission State Park ©
Old Mission State Park
North Idaho Centennial Trail ©
North Idaho Centennial Trail

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