30 days in Idaho Itinerary

30 days in Idaho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Idaho trip planner

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Fly to Spokane International Airport, Drive to Moscow
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Moscow
— 2 nights
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Wallace
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salmon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pocatello
— 4 nights
Drive
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Twin Falls
— 5 nights
Drive
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Sun Valley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Boise
— 11 nights
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Moscow

— 2 nights
Moscow is a city in northern Idaho along the state border with Washington, with a population of 23,800 at the 2010 census. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Twisted Vine Wine Tours, LLC and Hells Gate State Park. Take a break from Moscow with a short trip to Nez Perce National Historical Park in Spalding, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rants & Raves Brewery and take in nature's colorful creations at Arboretum & Botanical Garden.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Moscow online trip maker.

Columbus to Moscow is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Columbus to Moscow due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Columbus in November, expect nights in Moscow to be about the same, around 32°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Wallace.

Things to do in Moscow

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wallace

— 3 nights
Wallace is a small historic city in the Panhandle region of the U.S. state of Idaho and the county seat of Shoshone County in the Silver Valley mining district. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Historic Wallace and Pulaski Tunnel Trail. The adventure continues: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Wallace Brewing Company, get engrossed in the history at Wallace Mining Museum, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Crystal Gold Mine, and stroll through Lookout Pass.

Discover how to plan a Wallace trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Moscow to Wallace takes 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Moscow in November, with highs in Wallace at 32°F and lows at 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salmon.

Things to do in Wallace

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Salmon

— 2 nights
Salmon is a city in Lemhi County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): head outdoors with Rawhide Outfitters and then get engrossed in the history at Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural and Education Center. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Lemhi Historical Museum and then take a memorable drive along Salmon River Scenic Byway.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Salmon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wallace to Salmon takes 5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Wallace in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Salmon, with highs around 42°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Pocatello.

Things to do in Salmon

Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Pocatello

— 4 nights
Pocatello is the county seat and largest city of Bannock County, with a small portion on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in neighboring Power County, in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Idaho. Step off the beaten path and head to Lava Hot Springs Massage Therapy and Soda Springs Geyser. Venture out of the city with trips to Lava Hot Springs (in Lava Hot Springs), National Oregon / California Trail Center (in Montpelier) and Japanese Pavilion (in Idaho Falls). It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Bannock County Historical Museum and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pocatello trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Salmon to Pocatello takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Salmon in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Pocatello, with highs around 48°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Pocatello

Museums · Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

Twin Falls

— 5 nights
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to AWOL Adventure Sports and Herrett Center for Arts and Science. Change things up with these side-trips from Twin Falls: Thousand Springs Scenic Highway (in Bliss), Buhl (Balanced Rock County Park & Miracle Hot Springs) and City Of Rocks National Reserve (in Almo). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Centennial Waterfront Park, trek along Snake River Canyon Trail, and admire the majestic nature at Malad Gorge State Park.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Twin Falls vacation planner.

Drive from Pocatello to Twin Falls in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Twin Falls can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Sun Valley.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sun Valley

— 2 nights
Sun Valley is a resort city in Blaine County in central Idaho, in the western United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Ketchum Cemetery and then take in the awesome beauty at Dollar Mountain. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Sawtooth Botanical Garden and then take in the awesome beauty at Bald Mountain.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sun Valley travel planner.

You can drive from Twin Falls to Sun Valley in 2 hours. When traveling from Twin Falls in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sun Valley: temperatures range from 44°F by day to 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Sun Valley

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boise

— 11 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Discover out-of-the-way places like St. John's Cathedral and Ridge to River Trail System. Get out of town with these interesting Boise side-trips: Winery Seekers Wine Tours (in Star) and Ste. Chapelle Winery (in Caldwell). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Idaho State Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Boise Brewing, stroll around Camel's Back Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Village at Meridian.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Boise trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Sun Valley to Boise by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Sun Valley in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 32°F in Boise. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

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.