29 days in Idaho Itinerary

29 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Fly to Jackson Hole Airport, Drive to Ashton
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Ashton
— Few hours
Drive
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Idaho Falls
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lava Hot Springs
— 3 nights
Drive
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Arco
— 1 night
Drive
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Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ketchum
— 3 nights
Drive
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Twin Falls
— 4 nights
Drive
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Boise
— 6 nights
Fly
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Coeur d'Alene
— 6 nights
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Ashton

Ashton is a city in Fremont County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Mesa Falls.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ashton itinerary builder.

Philadelphia to Ashton is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Philadelphia to Ashton, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in May, expect Ashton to be slightly colder, temps between 67°F and 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Ashton

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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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: Idaho Potato Museum (in Blackfoot) and Rexburg (Yellowstone Bear World & Rexburg Idaho Temple). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Idaho Falls River Walk, don't miss a visit to Giant Eagle Waterfall Nest, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Pavilion, and learn more about the world around you at Museum of Idaho.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Idaho Falls travel planner.

You can drive from Ashton to Idaho Falls in an hour. May in Idaho Falls sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lava Hot Springs.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

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Lava Hot Springs

Lava Hot Springs is a city in Bannock County, Idaho, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lava Hot Springs: Pocatello (Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Museum, Bannock County Historical Museum, &more), Paris Tabernacle Historical Site (in Paris) and Montpelier (National Oregon / California Trail Center & The Bank of Montpelier). There's much more to do: take in the natural beauty of Lava Hot Springs, contemplate the long history of Chesterfield Townsite, admire the natural beauty at Sunken Gardens, and relax and rejuvenate at Lava Hot Springs Massage Therapy.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lava Hot Springs road trip site.

Getting from Idaho Falls to Lava Hot Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May in Lava Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Lava Hot Springs

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Arco

Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Craters of the Moon National Monument, walk around Bottolfsen Park, then examine the collection at EBR-1, and finally see the interesting displays at Lost Rivers Museum.

Start your trip to Arco by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Lava Hot Springs to Arco by car takes about 2 hours. While traveling from Lava Hot Springs, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Arco, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Arco

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Lake, take an in-depth tour of Stanley Museum, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Kirkham Hot Springs, get engrossed in the history at Yankee Fork Gold Dredge, and then explore the activities along Stanley Lake.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Stanley trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Arco to Stanley takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Arco in May, Stanley is little chillier at night with lows of 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ketchum.

Things to do in Stanley

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Ketchum

Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. Ketchum is known for nature, outdoors, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a peaceful walk through Sawtooth Wilderness Area, fly down the slopes at Sun Valley Resort, explore the world behind art at Sun Valley Center for the Arts, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bald Mountain Trail.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ketchum day trip planning app.

Drive from Stanley to Ketchum in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ketchum when traveling from Stanley in May, with lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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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 Malad Gorge State Park (in Hagerman). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls, take a peaceful walk through Sawtooth National Forest, trek along Snake River Canyon Trail, and examine the collection at Herrett Center for Arts and Science.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Twin Falls trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Ketchum to Twin Falls in 2 hours. While traveling from Ketchum, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Twin Falls, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Boise.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Boise

City of Trees

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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Boise River Greenbelt, appreciate the history behind Idaho State Capitol Building, meet the residents at Zoo Boise, and walk around Camel's Back Park.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Boise trip planner.

You can drive from Twin Falls to Boise in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coeur d'Alene: Athol (Farragut State Park & Silverwood Theme Park) and Wallace (Pulaski Tunnel Trail, Northern Pacific Depot, &more). There's much more to do: get a taste of life in the country at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, examine the collection at Bird Aviation Museum & Invention Center, tee off at Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course, and explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake.

To find out how to plan a trip to Coeur d'Alene, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Boise to Coeur d'Alene takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boise to Coeur d'Alene, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Boise in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Coeur d'Alene: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Idaho travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
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.