41 days in Idaho Itinerary

41 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Fly to Jackson Hole Airport, Drive to Victor
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Victor
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ashton
— 1 night
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Idaho Falls
— 2 nights
Drive
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Arco
— 1 night
Drive
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Ketchum
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salmon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Wallace
— 4 nights
Drive
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Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lewiston
— 6 nights
Drive
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Riggins
— 3 nights
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Boise
— 5 nights
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Twin Falls
— 4 nights
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Victor

— 4 nights
Victor is the largest city in Teton County, Idaho, United States. Explore Victor's surroundings by going to Moose (Chapel of the Sacred Heart & Snake River Overlook), Yellowstone National Park (Lower Geyser Basin, Cave Falls, &more) and Grand Teton National Park (Teton Park Road, Jenny Lake Trail, &more).

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Victor tour builder site.

Atlanta to Victor is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Victor is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in May, you will find days in Victor are little chillier (61°F), and nights are much colder (36°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ashton.

Things to do in Victor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Ashton

— 1 night
Ashton is a city in Fremont County, Idaho, United States. On the 6th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Mesa Falls.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ashton trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Victor to Ashton in an hour. When traveling from Victor in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ashton, with highs around 67°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 40°F. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Ashton

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Idaho Falls

— 2 nights
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. On the 7th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Japanese Pavilion, then don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt, then get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Idaho, and finally admire the sheer force of Idaho Falls River Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Collector Corner Museum, then examine the collection at Idaho Potato Museum, and then get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Bear World.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Idaho Falls driving holiday website.

Getting from Ashton to Idaho Falls by car takes about an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Arco.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Arco

— 1 night
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. On the 9th (Sun), see the interesting displays at EBR-1, explore the striking landscape of Craters of the Moon National Monument, and then stroll around Bottolfsen Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Arco trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Idaho Falls to Arco takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Idaho Falls, 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 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ketchum.

Things to do in Arco

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Ketchum

— 2 nights
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Outlet Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sawtooth Wilderness Area, and then see the interesting displays at Wood River Valley Ore Wagon Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): grab your bike and head to Adam's Gulch Loop, then hike along Bald Mountain Trail, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Ketchum Cemetery.

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You can drive from Arco to Ketchum in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Ketchum are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Stanley

— 2 nights
Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): 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. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Yankee Fork Gold Dredge, then see a world frozen in time at Bayhorse Ghost Town and Trails System, and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Bonanza and Custer Ghost Town.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Stanley tour planner.

Getting from Ketchum to Stanley by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ketchum in May, expect little chillier with lows of 29°F in Stanley. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Salmon.

Things to do in Stanley

Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Salmon

— 3 nights
Salmon is a city in Lemhi County, Idaho, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salmon: Big Hole National Battlefield (in Wisdom), Bannack State Park (in Dillon) and Challis Hot Springs (in Challis). There's much more to do: cruise along Salmon River Scenic Byway, see the interesting displays at Lemhi Historical Museum, take an in-depth tour of Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural and Education Center, and explore the activities along Goldbug Hot Springs.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Salmon trip builder.

Getting from Stanley to Salmon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Stanley in May, expect Salmon to be a bit warmer, temps between 67°F and 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Wallace.

Things to do in Salmon

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Wallace

— 4 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Wallace: A Carousel for Missoula (in Missoula), National Bison Range (in Moiese) and Plains High School (in Plains). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Wallace, admire the local landmark of Elmer's Fountain, see the interesting displays at Northern Pacific Depot, and wander the wide-open spaces of McGinnis Meadows Cattle and Guest Ranch.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Wallace online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Salmon to Wallace takes 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Salmon in May: highs in Wallace hover around 52°F, while lows dip to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Wallace

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Coeur d'Alene

— 3 nights
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Coeur d'Alene: Silverwood Theme Park (in Athol) and Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes (in Plummer). There's lots more to do: get a taste of life in the country at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake, and stroll around Coeur d'Alene City Park and Independence Point.

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

You can drive from Wallace to Coeur d'Alene in an hour. Traveling from Wallace in May, expect Coeur d'Alene to be a bit warmer, temps between 68°F and 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Lewiston.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks · Theme Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lewiston

— 6 nights
Lewiston is a city in north central Idaho and the county seat of Nez Perce County. Change things up with these side-trips from Lewiston: Walla Walla (Wine Tours & Tastings, Kontos Cellars, &more). Next up on the itinerary: catch all the local highlights with Snake Dancer Excursions, examine the collection at Lewis and Clark Discovery Center, and learn about winemaking at Basalt Cellars Winery.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lewiston trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Coeur d'Alene to Lewiston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in May, you will find days in Lewiston are somewhat warmer (74°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Riggins.

Things to do in Lewiston

Wineries · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Riggins

— 3 nights
Riggins is a city in Idaho County, Idaho, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Riggins side-trips: Zumwalt Prairie Preserve (in Enterprise), Hells Canyon National Rec Area (in Oxbow) and Hat Point Overlook (in Imnaha). There's much more to do: stroll through Rapid River Fish Hatchery, walk around Riggins City Park, take a peaceful walk through Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area, and see what you can catch with Hammer Down River Excursions.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Riggins online tour planner.

Getting from Lewiston to Riggins by car takes about 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lewiston in May; daily highs in Riggins reach 64°F and lows reach 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Riggins

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Boise

— 5 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Boise side-trips: Caldwell (Ste. Chapelle Winery, Williamson Orchard & Vineyard, &more) and Winery Seekers Wine Tours (in Star). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Boise River Greenbelt, get a sense of history and politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, take in nature's colorful creations at Julia Davis Park, and walk around Camel's Back Park.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Boise online tour builder.

You can drive from Riggins to Boise in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Riggins to Boise, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Riggins in June; daily highs in Boise reach 85°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Twin Falls

— 4 nights
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Twin Falls: Malad Gorge State Park (in Hagerman) and City Of Rocks National Reserve (in Almo). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls, walk around Sunway Soccer Complex, see the interesting displays at Herrett Center for Arts and Science, and take in the views from Perrine Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Twin Falls trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Boise to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Idaho travel guide

4.5
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.