13 days in Idaho Itinerary

13 days in Idaho Itinerary

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13 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Drive:  10​h
1
Lewiston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
McCall
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Boise
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Twin Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Challis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Idaho Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Lava Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Salt Lake City

1
night
Lewiston

Lewiston ©
Lewiston is a city in north central Idaho and the county seat of Nez Perce County. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): view the masterpieces at Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, then examine the collection at Lewis and Clark Discovery Center, then examine the collection at Jack O'Connor Center, and finally admire the majestic nature at Hells Gate State Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lewiston trip itinerary builder site .

Salt Lake City to Lewiston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Lewiston is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salt Lake City in August, Lewiston is slightly colder at night with lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to McCall.

Things to do in Lewiston

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Artisans at the Dahmen Barn
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Artisans at the Dahmen Barn ©
Artisans at the Dahmen Barn
Hells Gate State Park ©
Hells Gate State Park
Jack O'Connor Center ©
Jack O'Connor Center

1
night
McCall

McCall ©
McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. On the 3rd (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Ponderosa State Park, then enjoy some diversion at Manchester Ice & Event Center, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Payette Lake.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the McCall day trip tool .

Getting from Lewiston to McCall by car takes about 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lewiston to McCall. Traveling from Lewiston in August, expect McCall to be slightly colder, temps between 82°F and 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in McCall

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Ponderosa State Park ©
Ponderosa State Park
Payette Lake ©
Payette Lake
Manchester Ice & Event Center ©
Manchester Ice & Event Center

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Idaho State Capitol Building, see the interesting displays at Warhawk Air Museum, then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and finally trek along Boise River Greenbelt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): stop by Idaho Candy Company Store and Factory, see the interesting displays at Basque Museum & Cultural Center, get curious at Discovery Center of Idaho, then look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey, and finally test your team's savvy at Boise Escape.

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You can drive from McCall to Boise in 2.5 hours. Traveling from McCall in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Boise: highs are around 91°F and lows about 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trip

Warhawk Air Museum
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey
Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape

2
nights
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 6th (Thu), examine the collection at Herrett Center for Arts and Science, snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Snake River Canyon Trail, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Hagerman Valley Historical Society Museum, then take in the natural beauty of Miracle Hot Springs, then take a peaceful walk through Sawtooth National Forest, and finally admire the sheer force of Twin Falls.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Twin Falls travel route website .

Traveling by car from Boise to Twin Falls takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Twin Falls are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Hagerman Valley Historical Society Museum, Miracle Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail
Herrett Center for Arts and Science ©

1
night
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Yankee Fork Gold Dredge, then get engrossed in the history at Stanley Museum, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Stanley travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Twin Falls to Stanley in 3 hours. When traveling from Twin Falls in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Stanley, with highs around 80°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Challis.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Yankee Fork Gold Dredge ©
Yankee Fork Gold Dredge
Stanley Museum ©
Stanley Museum

1
night
Challis

Challis ©
Challis is the largest city in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Salmon River, then admire the majestic nature at Land of the Yankee Fork State Park, and then take in the natural beauty of Challis Hot Springs.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Challis holiday planning website .

You can drive from Stanley to Challis in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Challis when traveling from Stanley in August, with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Challis

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Salmon River
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Challis Hot Springs ©
Challis Hot Springs
Salmon River ©
Salmon River
Land of the Yankee Fork State Park ©

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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): laugh and play at Yellowstone Bear World, then see the interesting displays at Idaho Potato Museum, and then examine the collection at Museum of Idaho. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Idaho Falls River Walk, make a trip to Snake River Greenbelt, then get to know the resident critters at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, then see the interesting displays at Collector Corner Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Giant Eagle Waterfall Nest.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Idaho Falls trip builder site .

Drive from Challis to Idaho Falls in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Idaho Falls can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lava Hot Springs.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Yellowstone Bear World, Idaho Potato Museum
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Yellowstone Bear World ©
Yellowstone Bear World
Idaho Potato Museum
Idaho Potato Museum
Museum of Idaho ©
Museum of Idaho

2
nights
Lava Hot Springs

Lava Hot Springs ©
Lava Hot Springs is a city in Bannock County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Lava Hot Springs Inn and Spa, make a splash at Olympic Swimming Complex, and then take in the natural beauty of Lava Hot Springs.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lava Hot Springs online tour builder .

Drive from Idaho Falls to Lava Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lava Hot Springs

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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Olympic Swimming Complex ©
Olympic Swimming Complex
Lava Hot Springs ©
Lava Hot Springs

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