30 days in Idaho Itinerary

30 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Fly to Spokane International Airport, Drive to Moscow
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Moscow
— 3 nights
Drive
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Coeur d'Alene
— 4 nights
Fly
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Boise
— 8 nights
Drive
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Twin Falls
— 4 nights
Drive
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Pocatello
— 3 nights
Drive
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Island Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sun Valley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salmon
— 3 nights
Drive to Missoula International Airport, Fly to Columbus

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Moscow

— 3 nights
Moscow is a city in northern Idaho along the state border with Washington, with a population of 23,800 at the 2010 census. Step off the beaten path and head to Arboretum & Botanical Garden and Dworshak Dam and Reservoir. Explore Moscow's surroundings by going to Hammer Down River Excursions (in White Bird), Lewiston (Twisted Vine Wine Tours, LLC, Nez Perce County Historical Society & Museum, &more) and Nez Perce National Historical Park (in Spalding). There's more to do: grab your bike and head to Latah Trail Bike Path and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rants & Raves Brewery.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Moscow trip maker website.

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. When traveling from Columbus in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Moscow, with highs around 46°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Moscow

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Coeur d'Alene

— 4 nights
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to North Idaho Centennial Trail and Wallace Brewing Company. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coeur d'Alene: Crystal Gold Mine (in Kellogg) and Wallace (Lookout Pass, Pulaski Tunnel Trail, &more). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Coeur d'Alene Cellars, admire the engineering at Falls Park, stroll around Coeur d'Alene City Park and Independence Point, and tee off at Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Coeur d'Alene travel planner.

Traveling by car from Moscow to Coeur d'Alene takes 1.5 hours. November in Coeur d'Alene sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 30°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Boise.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

Boise

— 8 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Explore hidden gems such as Basque Museum & Cultural Center and Warhawk Air Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boise: Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge (in Nampa), Caldwell (Ste. Chapelle Winery & Huston Vineyards) and Winery Seekers Wine Tours (in Star). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, make a trip to Freak Alley Gallery, view the masterpieces at Idaho State Museum, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Ridge to River Trail System.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Boise tour itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Coeur d'Alene to Boise in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in November: highs in Boise hover around 49°F, while lows dip to 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Twin Falls

— 4 nights
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Snake River Canyon Trail and Herrett Center for Arts and Science. Venture out of the city with trips to Buhl (Miracle Hot Springs & Balanced Rock County Park), Thousand Springs Scenic Highway (in Bliss) and City Of Rocks National Reserve (in Almo). There's still lots to do: whizz through the canopy at AWOL Adventure Sports, immerse yourself in nature at Malad Gorge State Park, admire the sheer force of Twin Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Island Crossing State Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Twin Falls trip planner.

You can drive from Boise to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In November in Twin Falls, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 28°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pocatello.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pocatello

— 3 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 Museum of Clean and Giant Eagle Waterfall Nest. Get out of town with these interesting Pocatello side-trips: National Oregon / California Trail Center (in Montpelier), Lava Hot Springs (Lava Hot Springs Massage Therapy & Lava Hot Springs) and Idaho Falls (Japanese Pavilion & Idaho Falls Zoo). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Bannock County Historical Museum and admire the majestic nature at Massacre Rocks State Park.

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Drive from Twin Falls to Pocatello in 2 hours. November in Pocatello sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 25°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Island Park.

Things to do in Pocatello

Parks · Museums · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Island Park

— 2 nights
Island Park is a city in Fremont County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Big Springs, then make a trip to Johnny Sack Cabin, then admire the majestic nature at Harriman State Park, and finally let little ones run wild at Pinecone Playhouse at Mack's Inn Resort. On the next day, get outside with Island Park Adventures, LLC, pause for some serene contemplation at Rexburg Idaho Temple, and then see the interesting displays at Legacy Flight Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Island Park online trip builder.

You can drive from Pocatello to Island Park in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Pocatello in November; daily highs in Island Park reach 36°F and lows reach 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sun Valley.

Things to do in Island Park

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sun Valley

— 2 nights
Sun Valley is a resort city in Blaine County in central Idaho, in the western United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Ketchum Cemetery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bald Mountain, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dollar Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Wood River Trail, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sawtooth Botanical Garden, and then take an in-depth tour of Sun Valley Museum of History.

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Traveling by car from Island Park to Sun Valley takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Island Park in November, expect Sun Valley to be somewhat warmer, temps between 44°F and 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Salmon.

Things to do in Sun Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Salmon

— 3 nights
Salmon is a city in Lemhi County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural and Education Center, then head outdoors with Rawhide Outfitters, and then explore the activities along Goldbug Hot Springs. Keep things going the next day: see a world frozen in time at Bayhorse Ghost Town and Trails System, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Challis Hot Springs, and then explore the activities along Salmon River.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Salmon trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Sun Valley to Salmon in 3.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Salmon can reach 42°F, while at night they dip to 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Salmon

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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.