30 days in Idaho Itinerary

30 days in Idaho Itinerary

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30 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Wallace
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Coeur d'Alene
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Lewiston
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Boise
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Twin Falls
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Idaho Falls
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Lava Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Indianapolis

2
nights
Wallace

Wallace ©
Wallace is a small historic city in the Panhandle region of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Wallace, Idaho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at Oasis Bordello Museum, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail, then admire the architecture and history at Old Mission State Park, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Wallace Brewing Company.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Wallace trip itinerary app .

Indianapolis to Wallace is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Indianapolis to Wallace, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Indianapolis in September, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Wallace: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Wallace

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Idaho, Old Mission State Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission State Park ©
Old Mission State Park
Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail ©
Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail
Northern Pacific Depot ©
Northern Pacific Depot

4
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 Circling Raven Golf Club and Tubbs Hill Nature Trails. Take a break from Coeur d'Alene with a short trip to Silverwood Theme Park in Athol, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake, hike along North Idaho Centennial Trail, tee off at Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course, and contemplate the long history of Treaty Rock Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Coeur d'Alene online trip planner .

You can drive from Wallace to Coeur d'Alene in an hour. When traveling from Wallace in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Coeur d'Alene: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lewiston.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Treaty Rock Park, Silverwood Theme Park, Circling Raven Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
North Idaho Centennial Trail ©
North Idaho Centennial Trail

3
nights
Lewiston

Lewiston ©
Lewiston is a city in north central Idaho and the county seat of Nez Perce County. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lewiston: Moscow (Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center, Latah Trail Bike Path, & more). The adventure continues: witness the site of a historic battle at Nez Perce National Historical Park, get engrossed in the history at Lewis-Clark Center for Arts & History, learn about winemaking at Clearwater Canyon Cellars, and try your luck at Clearwater River Casino.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lewiston day trip site .

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to Lewiston in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in September, expect Lewiston to be a bit warmer, temps between 79°F and 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Lewiston

Theme Parks Nightlife Casinos

Side Trips

Moscow, Nez Perce National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center ©
Hamilton-Lowe Aquatics Center
Nez Perce National Historical Park ©
Clearwater Canyon Cellars ©
Clearwater Canyon Cellars

6
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Do your shopping at Boise Farmers Market and Boise Town Square. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Idaho Penitentiary and Warhawk Air Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Boise: Jump Creek (in Marsing), Williamson Orchard & Vineyard (in Caldwell) and Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge (in Nampa). There's much more to do: hike along Boise River Greenbelt, take in nature's colorful creations at Idaho Botanical Garden, get your game on at Boise Escape, and ponder the world of politics at Idaho State Capitol Building.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Boise route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lewiston to Boise. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lewiston to Boise. In September, daytime highs in Boise are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Nampa, Telaya Wine Co., Jump Creek, Williamson Orchard & Vineyard
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

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the activities along Redfish Lake and then take a peaceful walk through Sawtooth Wilderness Area. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Stanley Lake and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Stanley road trip planning app .

You can drive from Boise to Stanley in 3 hours. When traveling from Boise in September, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Stanley: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Sawtooth Wilderness Area
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake
Stanley Lake ©
Stanley Lake

4
nights
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Minidoka Internment and Idaho Heritage Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Shoshone Falls and Sawtooth National Forest. Change things up with these side-trips from Twin Falls: Almo (City Of Rocks National Reserve & Castle Rocks State Park) and Three Island Crossing State Park (in Glenns Ferry). There's more to do: take in the views from Perrine Bridge.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Twin Falls trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Twin Falls takes 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stanley in September: high temperatures in Twin Falls hover around 76°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Arco.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Almo, Three Island Crossing State Park
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
City Of Rocks National Reserve
City Of Rocks National Reserve
Three Island Crossing State Park ©
Three Island Crossing State Park

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at EBR-1 and then take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument.

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

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to Arco takes 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Twin Falls in September: high temperatures in Arco hover around 69°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Arco

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
EBR-1 ©
EBR-1

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. Take a break from the city and head to Mesa Falls and Heise Hot Springs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Idaho Potato Museum and Farnsworth TV and Pioneer Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Idaho Falls: Headwaters Golf Club (in Victor) and Rexburg (Legacy Flight Museum & Yellowstone Bear World). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Melaleuca Field, make a trip to Snake River Greenbelt, see the interesting displays at Museum of Idaho, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hell's Half Acre.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Idaho Falls trip planner .

You can drive from Arco to Idaho Falls in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Arco in September, you will find days in Idaho Falls are somewhat warmer (75°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Lava Hot Springs.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Rexburg, Mesa Falls, Heise Hot Springs, Idaho Potato Museum, Farnsworth TV and Pioneer Museum
Highlights from your plan
Headwaters Golf Club ©
Headwaters Golf Club
Mesa Falls ©
Mesa Falls
Idaho Potato Museum
Idaho Potato Museum

2
nights
Lava Hot Springs

Lava Hot Springs ©
Lava Hot Springs is a city in Bannock County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): cool off at Olympic Swimming Complex. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of Clean, take an in-depth tour of The South Bannock County Historical Center Museum, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Idaho's World Famous Hot Pools.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lava Hot Springs trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Idaho Falls to Lava Hot Springs in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Lava Hot Springs are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lava Hot Springs

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trip

Museum of Clean
Highlights from your plan
Olympic Swimming Complex ©
Olympic Swimming Complex
Lava Hot Springs ©
Lava Hot Springs
Museum of Clean ©
Museum of Clean

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