11 days in Idaho Itinerary

11 days in Idaho Itinerary

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11 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Knoxville
Fly:  8​h
1
Idaho Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Boise
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Stanley
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Knoxville

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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Snake River Greenbelt and then examine the collection at Museum of Idaho.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read Idaho Falls online day trip planner .

Knoxville to Idaho Falls is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Knoxville to Idaho Falls is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Knoxville in September, expect Idaho Falls to be a bit cooler, temps between 75°F and 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Arco.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Yellowstone Bear World
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Yellowstone Bear World ©
Yellowstone Bear World
Museum of Idaho ©
Museum of Idaho
Freeman Park ©
Freeman Park

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. On the 20th (Fri), walk around Bottolfsen Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument, and then see the interesting displays at EBR-1.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Arco vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Idaho Falls to Arco takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Idaho Falls in September, you will find days in Arco are slightly colder (69°F), and nights are about the same (45°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Arco

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

1
night
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): look for gifts at Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise, then take in the views from Perrine Bridge, then hike along Snake River Canyon Trail, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls.

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Drive from Arco to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Arco in September: highs in Twin Falls hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Boise.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge
Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 22nd (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Idaho State Capitol Building, have some family-friendly fun at Boise Escape, contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, then identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey, and finally look for gifts at Cinder Wines. On the next day, walk around Kathryn Albertson Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Boise, and then hike along Boise River Greenbelt.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Boise trip planner .

Drive from Twin Falls to Boise in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. September in Boise sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the activities along Stanley Lake, then get engrossed in the history at Stanley Museum, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Lake and then take a peaceful walk through Sawtooth Wilderness Area.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Stanley tour itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Boise to Stanley in 3 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Boise in September: highs in Stanley hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to 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

3
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. On the 26th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, explore and take pictures at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, and then explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Silverwood Theme Park.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Coeur d'Alene trip planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Stanley to Coeur d'Alene. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Stanley in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 47°F in Coeur d'Alene. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling 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
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails

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