19 days in Idaho Itinerary

19 days in Idaho Itinerary

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19 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Twin Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Montpelier
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Pocatello
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Boise
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
7
Coeur d'Alene
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Phoenix

3
nights
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Shoshone Falls and Snake River Canyon Trail. Get some cultural insight at Gail Severn Gallery and Minidoka National Historic Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Twin Falls: Ketchum (Ketchum Cemetery, Wood River Valley Ore Wagon Museum, & more) and City Of Rocks National Reserve (in Almo). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise and see the interesting displays at Herrett Center for Arts and Science.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Twin Falls road trip planner .

Phoenix to Twin Falls is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in June: high temperatures in Twin Falls hover around 83°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Montpelier.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Ketchum, City Of Rocks National Reserve, Minidoka Internment
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Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
City Of Rocks National Reserve
City Of Rocks National Reserve
Minidoka Internment ©
Minidoka Internment

1
night
Montpelier

Montpelier ©
Montpelier is a city in Bear Lake County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge, take an in-depth tour of National Oregon / California Trail Center, then don't miss a visit to Paris Tabernacle Historical Site, and finally explore the activities along Bear Lake.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Montpelier trip maker .

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to Montpelier takes 3.5 hours. In June, Montpelier is little chillier than Twin Falls - with highs of 74°F and lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Pocatello.

Things to do in Montpelier

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Paris
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Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge ©
Paris Tabernacle Historical Site ©
Paris Tabernacle Historical Site

2
nights
Pocatello

Pocatello ©
Pocatello is the county seat and largest city of Bannock County, with a small portion on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in neighboring Power County, in the southeastern part of the U.S. On the 17th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Idaho's World Famous Hot Pools, then contemplate the long history of Chesterfield Townsite, then examine the collection at Idaho Potato Museum, and finally try your luck at Fort Hall Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): examine the collection at Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Museum, get engrossed in the history at Fort Hall Replica, examine the collection at Bannock County Historical Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of Clean, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Trinity Episcopal Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pocatello driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Montpelier to Pocatello takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Montpelier in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Pocatello: highs are around 83°F and lows about 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Arco.

Things to do in Pocatello

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chesterfield Townsite, Idaho Potato Museum, Fort Hall Casino, Lava Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Clean ©
Museum of Clean
Lava Hot Springs ©
Lava Hot Springs
Idaho Potato Museum
Idaho Potato Museum

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. On the 19th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Lost Rivers Museum, examine the collection at EBR-1, then look for all kinds of wild species at Craters of the Moon National Monument, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bottolfsen Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Arco visit site .

You can drive from Pocatello to Arco in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Pocatello in June: highs in Arco hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Arco

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. On the 20th (Thu), explore the activities along Redfish Lake and then take a peaceful walk through Sawtooth Wilderness Area. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Yankee Fork Gold Dredge, then get engrossed in the history at Stanley Museum, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Stanley road trip planner .

Getting from Arco to Stanley by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Arco in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Stanley, with lows of 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sawtooth Wilderness Area
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake
Yankee Fork Gold Dredge ©
Yankee Fork Gold Dredge

5
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Old Idaho Penitentiary and Warhawk Air Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Ste. Chapelle Winery and Boise Art Glassfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Boise: Indian Creek (Stowe) Winery (in Kuna), Caldwell (Williamson Orchard & Vineyard, Huston Vineyards, & more) and 3 Horse Ranch Vineyards (in Eagle). There's still lots to do: hike along Boise River Greenbelt, take a stroll through Hyde Park, learn about winemaking at Telaya Wine Co., and sample the tasty concoctions at Boise Brews Cruise.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Boise online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Stanley to Boise takes 3 hours. While traveling from Stanley, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Boise, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Boise

Wineries Museums Parks

Side Trips

Caldwell, Garden City, Warhawk Air Museum, Indian Creek (Stowe) Winery, Boise Brews Cruise
Highlights from your plan
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey

4
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Shop till you drop at Heart Rock Wines and The Art Spirit Gallery. Popular historic sites such as Old Mission State Park and Historic Wallace are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coeur d'Alene: Boundary County Museum (in Bonners Ferry), Sandpoint City Beach (in Sandpoint) and Circling Raven Golf Club (in Worley). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, and play a few rounds at Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Coeur d'Alene online route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boise to Coeur d'Alene takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Boise to Coeur d'Alene is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Boise in June; daily highs in Coeur d'Alene reach 75°F and lows reach 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Bonners Ferry, Sandpoint City Beach, Old Mission State Park, Circling Raven Golf Club, Historic Wallace
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
Old Mission State Park ©
Old Mission State Park

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