11 days in Idaho Itinerary

11 days in Idaho Itinerary

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11 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Boise
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Idaho Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Stanley
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Portland

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Boise is known for trails, historic sites, parks, wildlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Boise River Greenbelt, look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Boise, and walk around Kathryn Albertson Park.

Start your trip to Boise by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Portland to Boise is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland to Boise, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Portland in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Boise: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Cinder Wines
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Idaho State Capitol Building ©
Idaho State Capitol Building

1
night
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 9th (Fri): stop by Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise, then take in the views from Perrine Bridge, then trek along Snake River Canyon Trail, and finally admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Twin Falls trip planner .

Traveling by car from Boise to Twin Falls takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August in Twin Falls, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge
Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail

2
nights
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. On the 10th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Idaho Potato Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Hell's Half Acre, and then get to know the resident critters at Yellowstone Bear World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Idaho Falls River Walk, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, then examine the collection at Museum of Idaho, and finally make a trip to Snake River Greenbelt.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Idaho Falls travel planning site .

Getting from Twin Falls to Idaho Falls by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Twin Falls in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 49°F in Idaho Falls. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Arco.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Idaho Potato Museum, Yellowstone Bear World
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Bear World ©
Yellowstone Bear World
Idaho Potato Museum
Idaho Potato Museum
Museum of Idaho ©
Museum of Idaho

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stroll around Bottolfsen Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument, and then examine the collection at EBR-1.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Arco online tour planner .

Drive from Idaho Falls to Arco in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Idaho Falls in August, plan for little chillier days in Arco, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Arco

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
EBR-1 ©
EBR-1
Bottolfsen Park ©
Bottolfsen Park

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. On the 13th (Tue), explore the activities along Stanley Lake, get engrossed in the history at Stanley Museum, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Lake and then delve into the lush surroundings at Sawtooth Wilderness Area.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanley online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Arco to Stanley in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Arco in August, plan for little chillier nights in Stanley, with lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Stanley

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Sawtooth Wilderness Area
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake
Stanley Lake ©
Stanley Lake

2
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, admire all the interesting features of Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, and then explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): make a splash at Silverwood Theme Park.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Coeur d'Alene travel planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Stanley to Coeur d'Alene. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Stanley in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Coeur d'Alene, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Silverwood Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Silverwood Theme Park ©
Silverwood Theme Park
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch

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