21 days in Idaho Itinerary

21 days in Idaho Itinerary

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21 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Twin Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Ketchum
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Boise
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
McCall
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Salmon
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Moscow
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Coeur d'Alene
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Detroit

2
nights
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 22nd (Wed), admire the sheer force of Twin Falls. On the next day, look for gifts at Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise, snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Pillar Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Twin Falls visit planner.

Detroit to Twin Falls is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Detroit to Twin Falls, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Twin Falls when traveling from Detroit in May, with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail
Pillar Falls ©
Pillar Falls

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Lost Rivers Museum, then see the interesting displays at EBR-1, then explore the striking landscape at Craters of the Moon National Monument, and finally stroll through Bottolfsen Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Arco road trip planner.

You can drive from Twin Falls to Arco in 2 hours. When traveling from Twin Falls in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Arco: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ketchum.

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

2
nights
Ketchum

Ketchum ©
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. On the 26th (Sun), delve into the lush surroundings at Sawtooth Wilderness Area, take in the exciting artwork at Gail Severn Gallery, and then see the interesting displays at Wood River Valley Ore Wagon Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): stroll through Fisher Creek Trail, then look for gifts at Lizzy's Fresh Coffee, then stroll the grounds of Ketchum Cemetery, and finally hit the slopes at Sun Valley Resort.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ketchum trip builder website .

You can drive from Arco to Ketchum in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Stanley.

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Sun Valley Resort
Highlights from your plan
Sun Valley Resort ©
Sun Valley Resort
Gail Severn Gallery ©
Gail Severn Gallery
Lizzy's Fresh Coffee ©
Lizzy's Fresh Coffee

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. On the 28th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Lake, then take an in-depth tour of Stanley Museum, and then head outdoors with White Otter Outdoor Adventures. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then contemplate the waterfront views at Stanley Lake.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Stanley trip website .

Getting from Ketchum to Stanley by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ketchum in May, expect little chillier with lows of 29°F in Stanley. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Stanley

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

White Otter Outdoor Adventures
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
White Otter Outdoor Adventures ©
White Otter Outdoor Adventures
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake

3
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Head to The Village at Meridian and Capital City Public Marketfor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Boise River Greenbelt and World Center For Birds of Prey. There's lots more to do: stop by Olive and Vyne, contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Boise, and take in the exciting artwork at Boise Art Glass.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Boise day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Stanley to Boise takes 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Stanley in May; daily highs in Boise reach 73°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to McCall.

Things to do in Boise

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Village at Meridian, Olive and Vyne
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey
The Village at Meridian ©
The Village at Meridian

2
nights
McCall

McCall ©
McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. On the 2nd (Sun), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then explore the activities along Payette Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Ponderosa State Park and then fly down the slopes at Brundage Mountain.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the McCall holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Boise to McCall takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Boise in June, expect McCall to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Salmon.

Things to do in McCall

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Payette Lake ©
Payette Lake
River Rafting & Tubing
Ponderosa State Park ©
Ponderosa State Park

2
nights
Salmon

Salmon is a city in Lemhi County, Idaho, United States. On the 4th (Tue), head outdoors with Rawhide Outfitters and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Goldbug Hot Springs, take an in-depth tour of Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural and Education Center, and then admire all the interesting features of Salmon River Scenic Byway.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Salmon trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from McCall to Salmon by car takes about 5.5 hours. June in Salmon sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Salmon

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Rawhide Outfitters ©
Rawhide Outfitters
Goldbug Hot Springs ©
Goldbug Hot Springs

1
night
Moscow

Moscow ©
Moscow is a city in northern Idaho along the state border with Washington, with a population of 23,800 at the 2010 census. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Arboretum & Botanical Garden, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Latah Trail Bike Path, and then hunt for treasures at Moscow Farmers Market.

Before you visit Moscow, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Salmon to Moscow takes 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Salmon to Moscow is minus 1 hour. In June in Moscow, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Moscow

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Arboretum & Botanical Garden ©
Arboretum & Botanical Garden

5
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Coeur d'Alene Lake and Sandpoint City Beach. Head to KnitKnit and The Art Spirit Galleryfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Coeur d'Alene: Silverwood Theme Park (in Athol) and Schweitzer Mountain Resort (in Sandpoint). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, explore the landscape on two wheels at North Idaho Centennial Trail, explore and take pictures at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, and stroll through Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Coeur d'Alene trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Moscow to Coeur d'Alene by car takes about 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 51°F. You will leave for home on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sandpoint, Silverwood Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
Schweitzer Mountain Resort ©
Schweitzer Mountain Resort

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