12 days in Idaho Itinerary

12 days in Idaho Itinerary

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12 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Milwaukee
Fly:  7​h
1
Twin Falls
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Boise
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
McCall
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Sandpoint
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Milwaukee

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Twin Falls journey planning app .

Milwaukee to Twin Falls is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Milwaukee to Twin Falls. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Milwaukee in July: highs in Twin Falls hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Boise.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls

3
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like World Center For Birds of Prey and Discovery Center of Idaho. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Idaho Penitentiary and Fujishin Family Cellars. Go for a jaunt from Boise to Caldwell to see Ste. Chapelle Winery about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Boise River Greenbelt, get your game on at Boise Escape, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral, and make a trip to Freak Alley Gallery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Boise online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Twin Falls to Boise in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Boise, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Boise

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Garden City, Caldwell
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Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey
Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape

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night
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. On the 31st (Wed), explore the activities along Redfish Lake, then get engrossed in the history at Stanley Museum, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Stanley trip maker website .

You can drive from Boise to Stanley in 3 hours. Traveling from Boise in July, expect nights in Stanley to be much colder, around 39°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to McCall.

Things to do in Stanley

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake

2
nights
McCall

McCall ©
McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Payette Lake, then see the interesting displays at Central Idaho Historical Museum, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): tee off at Mccall Golf Club and then immerse yourself in nature at Ponderosa State Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the McCall trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Stanley to McCall takes 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in McCall when traveling from Stanley in July, with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in McCall

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mccall Golf Club ©
Mccall Golf Club
Payette Lake ©
Payette Lake
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Silverwood Theme Park and Tubbs Hill Nature Trails. Visiting Coeur d'Alene Lake and Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course will get you outdoors. Step out of Coeur d'Alene with an excursion to Circling Raven Golf Club in Worley--about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Northwest Tattoo Museum, steep yourself in history at Treaty Rock Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Q'emiln Park.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Coeur d'Alene road trip app .

Traveling by car from McCall to Coeur d'Alene takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Coeur d'Alene when traveling from McCall in August, with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Sandpoint.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Outdoors Theme Parks Golf

Side Trips

Post Falls, Circling Raven Golf Club, Silverwood Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Silverwood Theme Park ©
Silverwood Theme Park
Circling Raven Golf Club ©
Circling Raven Golf Club

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nights
Sandpoint

Sandpoint ©
Sandpoint is the largest town in, and the county seat of, Bonner County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Sandpoint City Beach, get a new perspective on things with Action Water Sports, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Laughing Dog Brewery.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sandpoint trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to Sandpoint in an hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in August since evenings lows in Sandpoint dip to 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sandpoint

Outdoors Transportation Tours

Side Trip

Laughing Dog Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Action Water Sports ©
Action Water Sports
Laughing Dog Brewery ©
Laughing Dog Brewery

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