3 days in Idaho Itinerary

3 days in Idaho Itinerary

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3 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Boise
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Shoshone
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
3
Coeur d'Alene
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Seattle

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Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary and then hike along Boise River Greenbelt.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Boise online travel route builder .

Seattle to Boise is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Boise due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in Boise are a bit warmer (91°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Boise

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary

1
night
Shoshone

Shoshone ©
Shoshone is the county seat and largest city of Lincoln County, Idaho, United States. You've now added Shoshone Indian Ice Caves to your itinerary. On the 25th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Idaho's Mammoth Cave, take in the dramatic natural features at Black Magic Canyon, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Shoshone Indian Ice Caves.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Shoshone trip planner .

Drive from Boise to Shoshone in 2 hours. Traveling from Boise in August, Shoshone is slightly colder at night with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Shoshone

Nature Parks Trails
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Shoshone Indian Ice Caves ©
Shoshone Indian Ice Caves

1
night
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): make a splash at Silverwood Theme Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Coeur d'Alene trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Shoshone to Coeur d'Alene. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In August in Coeur d'Alene, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Silverwood Theme Park
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Silverwood Theme Park ©
Silverwood Theme Park

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