15 days in Idaho Itinerary

15 days in Idaho Itinerary

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15 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Boise
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
2
Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
McCall
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Twin Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Idaho Falls
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Boston

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 5th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, test your problem-solving skills at Boise Escape, then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and finally stroll through Boise River Greenbelt. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Kathryn Albertson Park, look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey, then get your game on at Labyrinth Escape Games, and finally pause for some photo ops at Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial.

Make your Boise itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Boston to Boise is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Boston in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 43°F in Boise. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Fun & Games Trails

Side Trip

Labyrinth Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape

2
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): wander the wide-open spaces of Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch and then make a splash at Silverwood Theme Park. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at The Art Spirit Gallery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, and then identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Coeur d'Alene trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Boise to Coeur d'Alene in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boise to Coeur d'Alene. Traveling from Boise in October, expect nights in Coeur d'Alene to be about the same, around 39°F, while days are little chillier, around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to McCall.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Silverwood Theme Park
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Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Silverwood Theme Park ©
Silverwood Theme Park
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails

1
night
McCall

McCall ©
McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Ponderosa State Park, then admire the natural beauty at Charlie's Garden, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Payette Lake.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our McCall road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to McCall in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Coeur d'Alene to McCall. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in October since evenings lows in McCall dip to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in McCall

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Payette Lake ©
Payette Lake
Ponderosa State Park ©
Ponderosa State Park
Charlie's Garden ©
Charlie's Garden

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the activities along Redfish Lake and then delve into the lush surroundings at Sawtooth Wilderness Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Stanley Lake, take an in-depth tour of Stanley Museum, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Stanley itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from McCall to Stanley in 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from McCall in October since evenings lows in Stanley dip to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Sawtooth Wilderness Area
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake
Stanley Lake ©
Stanley Lake

2
nights
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 12th (Sat), look for gifts at Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise, take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls, then take in the views from Perrine Bridge, and finally stroll through Snake River Canyon Trail. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Malad Gorge State Park, don't miss a visit to Minidoka National Historic Site, and then walk around Centennial Waterfront Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Twin Falls trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Stanley to Twin Falls in 3 hours. Traveling from Stanley in October, expect Twin Falls to be a bit warmer, temps between 65°F and 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Malad Gorge State Park, Minidoka Internment
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge
Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Craters of the Moon National Monument, then walk around Bottolfsen Park, then examine the collection at EBR-1, and finally see the interesting displays at Lost Rivers Museum.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Arco vacation maker .

You can drive from Twin Falls to Arco in 2 hours. When traveling from Twin Falls in October, plan for slightly colder days in Arco, with highs around 58°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Arco

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Lost Rivers Museum
Highlights from your plan
Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
EBR-1 ©
EBR-1
Lost Rivers Museum ©
Lost Rivers Museum

4
nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Idaho Falls: St Anthony Sand Dunes (in Saint Anthony), Mesa Falls (in Ashton) and Rexburg (Rexburg Idaho Temple & Yellowstone Bear World). The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Lava Hot Springs, examine the collection at Museum of Clean, make a trip to Snake River Greenbelt, and take in the dramatic scenery at Idaho Falls River Walk.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Idaho Falls tour builder website .

Drive from Arco to Idaho Falls in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Idaho Falls are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Rexburg, St Anthony Sand Dunes, Mesa Falls, Museum of Clean, Lava Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Falls ©
Mesa Falls
Lava Hot Springs ©
Lava Hot Springs
Yellowstone Bear World ©
Yellowstone Bear World

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