12 days in Southwest Idaho Itinerary

12 days in Southwest Idaho Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Boise
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
McCall
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Lowman
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

6
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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Boise River Greenbelt, identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey, stroll around Kathryn Albertson Park, and get to know the resident critters at Zoo Boise.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Boise online trip itinerary builder.

Fort Lauderdale to Boise is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Boise, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in September, expect nights in Boise to be much colder, around 54°F, while days are slightly colder, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to McCall.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Nampa
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary

3
nights
McCall

McCall ©
McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. Go for a jaunt from McCall to Cascade to see Lake Cascade State Park about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Payette Lake, immerse yourself in nature at Ponderosa State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Brundage Mountain Resort, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jug Mountain Ranch.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read McCall road trip planning tool.

Drive from Boise to McCall in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Boise in September, expect McCall to be slightly colder, temps between 69°F and 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lowman.

Things to do in McCall

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Lake Cascade State Park
Highlights from your plan
Payette Lake ©
Payette Lake
Ponderosa State Park ©
Ponderosa State Park
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Lowman

Lowman ©
Lowman is a small unincorporated rural census-designated place in the western United States, located in Boise County, Idaho. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at Boise Basin Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at The Springs - A Mountain Hot Springs Retreat At Idaho City, and then take in the natural beauty of Kirkham Hot Springs.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Lowman trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from McCall to Lowman takes 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Lowman when traveling from McCall in September, with lows around 32°F. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Lowman

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Idaho City
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Kirkham Hot Springs ©
Kirkham Hot Springs
Boise Basin Museum ©
Boise Basin Museum