12 days in Idaho Itinerary

12 days in Idaho Itinerary

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12 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Twin Falls
Drive:  2​h
1
Boise
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Twin Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Stanley
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Coeur d'Alene
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Salt Lake City

3
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Boise Train Depot and Boise Mormon Temple. Step off the beaten path and head to St. John's Cathedral and Huston Vineyards. Venture out of the city with trips to Jump Creek (in Marsing) and 3 Horse Ranch Vineyards (in Eagle). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, stroll around Camel's Back Park, admire the striking features of St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral, and stop by Cinder Wines.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Boise road trip site .

Twin Falls to Boise is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Boise are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Garden City, 3 Horse Ranch Vineyards, Jump Creek, Huston Vineyards
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Boise Train Depot ©
Boise Train Depot
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
Telaya Wine Co. ©
Telaya Wine Co.

2
nights
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 11th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Miracle Hot Springs and then trek along Snake River Canyon Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Minidoka Internment and then take a peaceful walk through Sawtooth National Forest.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Twin Falls day trip website .

Traveling by car from Boise to Twin Falls takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Miracle Hot Springs
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Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail

1
night
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. On the 13th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Outlet Lake and then explore the activities along Stanley Lake.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Stanley trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to Stanley takes 3 hours. Traveling from Twin Falls in July, expect nights in Stanley to be cooler, around 39°F, while days are little chillier, around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Stanley

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Redfish Outlet Lake
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Stanley Lake ©
Stanley Lake
Redfish Outlet Lake ©
Redfish Outlet Lake

4
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 Emerald Creek Garnet Area and Round Lake State Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Mission State Park and Treaty Rock Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Coeur d'Alene: Heyburn State Park (in Plummer) and Laughing Dog Brewery (in Ponderay). There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at The Art Spirit Gallery, browse the collection at Coeur d'Alene Public Library, stroll around Q'emiln Park, and stop by KnitKnit.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Coeur d'Alene online visit planner .

Getting from Stanley to Coeur d'Alene by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Stanley in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 56°F in Coeur d'Alene. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Post Falls, Laughing Dog Brewery, Emerald Creek Garnet Area, Round Lake State Park, Heyburn State Park
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Old Mission State Park ©
Old Mission State Park
Heyburn State Park ©
Heyburn State Park
Round Lake State Park ©
Round Lake State Park

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