26 days in Idaho Itinerary

26 days in Idaho Itinerary

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26 days in Idaho Itinerary

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

3
nights
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Twin Falls: City Of Rocks National Reserve (in Almo) and Glenns Ferry (Oregon Trail & Three Island Crossing State Park). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls, trek along Snake River Canyon Trail, and snap pictures at Perrine Bridge.

Plan trip to Twin Falls with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Atlanta to Twin Falls is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to Twin Falls due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in September, things will get little chillier in Twin Falls: highs are around 76°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ketchum.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Glenns Ferry, City Of Rocks National Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge
City Of Rocks National Reserve
City Of Rocks National Reserve

3
nights
Ketchum

Ketchum ©
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. Ketchum is known for nature, outdoors, museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the lush surroundings at Sawtooth Wilderness Area, fly down the slopes at Sun Valley Resort, grab your bike and head to Wood River Trail, and stroll through Fisher Creek Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ketchum trip planner.

Drive from Twin Falls to Ketchum in 2 hours. Traveling from Twin Falls in September, expect Ketchum to be a bit cooler, temps between 69°F and 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Stanley.

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hailey, Sun Valley, Salmon River
Highlights from your plan
Sun Valley Resort ©
Sun Valley Resort
Get Your Shoot On! ©
Get Your Shoot On!
Salmon River ©
Salmon River

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Galena Summit and then contemplate the waterfront views at Stanley Lake. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Redfish Lake, then get engrossed in the history at Stanley Museum, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanley online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Ketchum to Stanley in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Stanley when traveling from Ketchum in September, with lows around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Galena Summit
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake
Stanley Lake ©
Stanley Lake

4
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Boise is known for trails, historic sites, parks, fun & games, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Boise River Greenbelt, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Boise, admire the natural beauty at Idaho Botanical Garden, and have some family-friendly fun at Labyrinth Escape Games.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Boise road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Boise takes 3 hours. When traveling from Stanley in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Boise: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to McCall.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

3
nights
McCall

McCall ©
McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near McCall: Riggins (Riggins City Park & Rapid River Fish Hatchery) and Hells Canyon National Recreation Area (in Lewiston). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Payette Lake, immerse yourself in nature at Ponderosa State Park, admire the natural beauty at Charlie's Garden, and tee off at Mccall Golf Club.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the McCall online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Boise to McCall takes 2.5 hours. In September, McCall is slightly colder than Boise - with highs of 69°F and lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in McCall

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Riggins, Hells Canyon National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Payette Lake ©
Payette Lake
Hells Canyon National Recreation Area ©
River Rafting & Tubing

4
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Coeur d'Alene: Sandpoint City Beach (in Sandpoint), Northern Pacific Depot (in Wallace) and Lake Pend Oreille (in Hope). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 3rd (Sat) at Silverwood Theme Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake, get a taste of life in the country at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, explore the landscape on two wheels at North Idaho Centennial Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Coeur d'Alene trip planning website .

Traveling by car from McCall to Coeur d'Alene takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from McCall to Coeur d'Alene due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Coeur d'Alene when traveling from McCall in September, with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Salmon.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandpoint City Beach, Silverwood Theme Park, Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail, Northern Pacific Depot, Lake Pend Oreille
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Silverwood Theme Park ©
Silverwood Theme Park
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails

1
night
Salmon

Salmon is a city in Lemhi County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): head outdoors with Rawhide Outfitters and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Salmon trip planner .

Traveling by car from Coeur d'Alene to Salmon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 32°F in Salmon. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Salmon

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Idaho Falls: Arco (EBR-1 & Craters of the Moon National Monument), Yellowstone Bear World (in Rexburg) and Mesa Falls (in Ashton). The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Lava Hot Springs, examine the collection at Museum of Idaho, make a trip to Snake River Greenbelt, and take in the dramatic scenery at Idaho Falls River Walk.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Idaho Falls trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Salmon to Idaho Falls takes 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Arco, Museum of Clean, Mesa Falls, Lava Hot Springs, Yellowstone Bear World
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Falls ©
Mesa Falls
Lava Hot Springs ©
Lava Hot Springs

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