44 days in Idaho Itinerary

44 days in Idaho Itinerary

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44 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
1
Coeur d'Alene
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Lewiston
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
McCall
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Boise
— 9 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Twin Falls
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Ketchum
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Salmon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Idaho Falls
— 6 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Calgary

6
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
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: Schweitzer Mountain Resort (in Sandpoint), Wallace (Pulaski Tunnel Trail, Northern Pacific Depot, & more) and Athol (Silverwood Theme Park & Farragut State Park). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, stroll around Coeur d'Alene City Park and Independence Point, take in breathtaking views at Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail, and grab your bike and head to Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Coeur d'Alene online holiday planner .

Calgary, Canada to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Coeur d'Alene is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Calgary in June, you will find days in Coeur d'Alene are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lewiston.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Wallace, Athol, Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes, Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail, Q'emiln Park
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Silverwood Theme Park ©
Silverwood Theme Park
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch

4
nights
Lewiston

Lewiston ©
Lewiston is a city in north central Idaho and the county seat of Nez Perce County. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lewiston: Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area (in Grangeville) and Moscow (Latah Trail Bike Path, Arboretum & Botanical Garden, & more). There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, immerse yourself in nature at Hells Gate State Park, and get lost in a book at Lewiston Library.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lewiston trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Coeur d'Alene to Lewiston takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Coeur d'Alene in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lewiston: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to McCall.

Things to do in Lewiston

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Moscow, Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area
Highlights from your plan
Hells Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Arboretum & Botanical Garden ©
Arboretum & Botanical Garden
Hells Gate State Park ©
Hells Gate State Park

4
nights
McCall

McCall ©
McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. Explore McCall's surroundings by going to Kelly's Whitewater Park (in Cascade) and Rapid River Fish Hatchery (in Riggins). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Payette Lake, tee off at Mccall Golf Club, hit the slopes at Brundage Mountain, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read McCall tour planner .

Drive from Lewiston to McCall in 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lewiston to McCall. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lewiston in June; daily highs in McCall reach 26°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in McCall

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kelly's Whitewater Park, Middle Fork of the Salmon River, Rapid River Fish Hatchery
Highlights from your plan
Payette Lake ©
Payette Lake
River Rafting & Tubing
Ponderosa State Park ©
Ponderosa State Park

9
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lizard Butte (in Marsing), Williamson Orchard & Vineyard (in Caldwell) and The Springs - A Mountain Hot Springs Retreat At Idaho City (in Idaho City). The adventure continues: hike along Boise River Greenbelt, take in nature's colorful creations at Idaho Botanical Garden, get your game on at Labyrinth Escape Games, and look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Boise day trip planner.

You can drive from McCall to Boise in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from McCall in July; daily highs in Boise reach 40°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Nampa, Meridian, Cinder Wines, The Springs - A Mountain Hot Springs Retreat At Idaho City, Lizard Butte
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Idaho State Capitol Building ©
Idaho State Capitol Building

5
nights
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
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: Miracle Hot Springs (in Buhl), Malad Gorge State Park (in Hagerman) and Almo (City Of Rocks National Reserve & Castle Rocks State Park). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls, delve into the lush surroundings at Sawtooth National Forest, see the interesting displays at Herrett Center for Arts and Science, and stroll around Centennial Waterfront Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Twin Falls tour planner.

You can drive from Boise to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Twin Falls are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Ketchum.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Almo, Miracle Hot Springs, Malad Gorge State Park
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge
City Of Rocks National Reserve
City Of Rocks National Reserve

4
nights
Ketchum

Ketchum ©
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. Ketchum is known for nature, outdoors, museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the lush surroundings at Sawtooth Wilderness Area, grab your bike and head to Wood River Trail, explore and take pictures at Sun Valley Resort, and trek along Bald Mountain Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ketchum road trip planning app .

Drive from Twin Falls to Ketchum in 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Twin Falls in July, with highs in Ketchum at 34°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sun Valley, Wood River Trail, Salmon River
Highlights from your plan
Sun Valley Resort ©
Sun Valley Resort
Redfish Outlet Lake ©
Redfish Outlet Lake
Get Your Shoot On! ©
Get Your Shoot On!

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Lake, take an in-depth tour of Stanley Museum, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Galena Summit and then contemplate the waterfront views at Stanley Lake.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stanley travel route planner .

You can drive from Ketchum to Stanley in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ketchum in July, expect little chillier with lows of 4°C in Stanley. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Salmon.

Things to do in Stanley

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Galena Summit
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake
Stanley Lake ©
Stanley Lake

2
nights
Salmon

Salmon is a city in Lemhi County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): cruise along Salmon River Scenic Byway and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Goldbug Hot Springs, get engrossed in the history at Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural and Education Center, and then get outside with Rawhide Outfitters.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Salmon trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Stanley to Salmon in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Stanley in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Salmon, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Salmon

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Rawhide Outfitters ©
Rawhide Outfitters

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Craters of the Moon National Monument, walk around Bottolfsen Park, and then see the interesting displays at EBR-1.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Arco trip builder tool .

Getting from Salmon to Arco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Arco

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

6
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. Explore Idaho Falls' surroundings by going to Rexburg (Rexburg Idaho Temple, Rexburg Nature Park, & more), Mesa Falls (in Ashton) and Idaho Potato Museum (in Blackfoot). And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Lava Hot Springs, see the interesting displays at Museum of Clean, admire the sheer force of Idaho Falls River Walk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Pavilion.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Idaho Falls trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Arco to Idaho Falls takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Rexburg, Victor, Mesa Falls, Museum of Clean, Lava Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Falls ©
Mesa Falls
Lava Hot Springs ©
Lava Hot Springs
Yellowstone Bear World ©
Yellowstone Bear World

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