9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Gilroy
Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Elko
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Pocatello
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Twin Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Boise
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Pendleton
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
End: Gilroy

1
night
Elko

Elko ©
Elko is the largest city and county seat of Elko County, Nevada, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Northeastern Nevada Museum, get engrossed in the history at California Trail Historic Interpretive Center, take an in-depth tour of Western Folklife Center, then look for gifts at J.M. Capriola Co, and finally steep yourself in history at Sherman Station Visitor's Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Elko holiday planner.

Gilroy to Elko is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Gilroy in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Elko, with lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pocatello.

Things to do in Elko

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Northeastern Nevada Museum ©
Northeastern Nevada Museum
J.M. Capriola Co ©
J.M. Capriola Co

few
hours
Pocatello

Pocatello ©
Pocatello is the county seat and largest city of Bannock County, with a small portion on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in neighboring Power County, in the southeastern part of the U.S. On the 18th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Museum and then examine the collection at Museum of Clean.

To find reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Pocatello trip planner.

Traveling by car from Elko to Pocatello takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Pocatello can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Pocatello

Museums
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Museum of Clean ©
Museum of Clean
Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Museum ©
Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Museum

2
nights
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Perrine Bridge, then hike along Snake River Canyon Trail, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Miracle Hot Springs.

To find where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Twin Falls online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Pocatello to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Traveling from Pocatello in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Twin Falls, with lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Boise.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

City Of Rocks National Reserve, Miracle Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge
City Of Rocks National Reserve
City Of Rocks National Reserve

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, then hike along Boise River Greenbelt, and finally look for gifts at Cinder Wines. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Boise, stroll around Kathryn Albertson Park, and then have some family-friendly fun at Boise Escape.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Boise day trip site .

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to Boise takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Pendleton.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Cinder Wines
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Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary

1
night
Pendleton

Pendleton ©
Pendleton is a city in Umatilla County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): head outdoors with Pendleton Round-Up.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pendleton visit planning app .

Getting from Boise to Pendleton by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Boise to Pendleton, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Tue) before leaving for Bend.

Things to do in Pendleton

Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pendleton Round-Up ©
Pendleton Round-Up

2
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Atlas Cider Co and then stroll around Drake Park. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then admire the sheer force of Tumalo Falls.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bend trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pendleton to Bend takes 4.5 hours. In June, Bend is slightly colder than Pendleton - with highs of 75°F and lows of 45°F. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Smith Rock State Park, Artists Gallery Sunriver
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Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
River Rafting & Tubing
Drake Park ©
Drake Park

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