15 days in Idaho Itinerary

15 days in Idaho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Idaho trip itinerary planner
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Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
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McCall
— 2 nights
Drive
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Boise
— 4 nights
Drive
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Twin Falls
— 2 nights
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Idaho Falls
— 4 nights
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Coeur d'Alene — 2 nights

Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. When in Coeur d'Alene, make a side trip to see Silverwood Theme Park in Athol, approximately Athol away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, trek along Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail, stop by Electric Adventures, and walk around McEuen Park.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Coeur d'Alene online itinerary planner.

New York City to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from New York City to Coeur d'Alene, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Coeur d'Alene reach 72°F and lows reach 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to McCall.
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McCall — 2 nights

McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Rapid River Fish Hatchery and then cast your line with River Adventures. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Ponderosa State Park, indulge in some personalized pampering at The Cove, an Authentic McCall Spa, and then explore the activities along Payette Lake.

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Getting from Coeur d'Alene to McCall by car takes about 5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Coeur d'Alene to McCall. Expect slightly colder evenings in McCall when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in October, with lows around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Boise.
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Boise — 4 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ketchum (Redfish Outlet Lake & Sawtooth Wilderness Area). There's lots more to do: stroll through Boise River Greenbelt, steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, ponder the world of politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, and identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Boise online vacation planner.

You can drive from McCall to Boise in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from McCall in October, expect Boise to be somewhat warmer, temps between 67°F and 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Twin Falls.
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Twin Falls — 2 nights

Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 9th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Snake River Canyon Trail, then take in the views from Perrine Bridge, and then stroll around Centennial Waterfront Park. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Dierkes Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls, and then stop by Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Twin Falls online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Boise to Twin Falls takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in October, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Idaho Falls.
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Idaho Falls — 4 nights

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: Craters of the Moon National Monument (in Arco), Museum of Clean (in Pocatello) and Idaho Potato Museum (in Blackfoot). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Idaho Falls Temple & Visitors Center, see the interesting displays at Legacy Flight Museum, admire the sheer force of Idaho Falls River Walk, and identify plant and animal life at St Anthony Sand Dunes.

To find reviews and more tourist information, use the Idaho Falls road trip planning tool.

Drive from Twin Falls to Idaho Falls in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Twin Falls in October, expect little chillier with lows of 33°F in Idaho Falls. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Idaho travel guide

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The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.
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