48 days in United States Itinerary

48 days in United States Itinerary

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48 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boise
1
Boise
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ontario
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Joseph
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Coeur d'Alene
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Sandpoint
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
6
Tigard
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Salem
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Lincoln City
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
9
Idaho Falls
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Pocatello
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Twin Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Boise

11
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Get some historical perspective at Freak Alley Gallery and Old Idaho Penitentiary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Warhawk Air Museum and Lawson's Emu-Z-um. Change things up with these side-trips from Boise: Kirkham Hot Springs (in Lowman), Stanley Lake (in Stanley) and Snake River Canyon Overlook (in Mountain Home). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Bruneau Dunes State Park, hit the slopes at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, explore the landscape on two wheels at Ridge to River Trail System, and do a tasting at Ste. Chapelle Winery.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Boise day trip planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Boise. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Ontario.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Caldwell, Nampa, Bruneau Dunes State Park, Wahooz Family Fun Zone, Kirkham Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Stanley Lake ©
Stanley Lake
Warhawk Air Museum ©
Warhawk Air Museum

2
nights
Ontario

Ontario ©
Ontario is the largest city in Malheur County, Oregon, United States. On the 13th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Heavens Gate Lookout and then look for all kinds of wild species at Farewell Bend State Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): explore the activities along Boise River and then examine the collection at Four Rivers Cultural Center & Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ontario trip planner .

Traveling by car from Boise to Ontario takes an hour. October in Ontario sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Joseph.

Things to do in Ontario

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Heavens Gate Lookout, Boise River, Farewell Bend State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Farewell Bend State Recreation Area ©
Four Rivers Cultural Center & Museum ©
Boise River ©
Boise River

3
nights
Joseph

Joseph ©
Joseph is a city in Wallowa County, Oregon, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wallowa Lake State Park and Rapid River Fish Hatchery. Get some cultural insight at Valley Bronze Gallery & Foundry and Wallowology Natural History Discovery Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Joseph: Hells Canyon National Rec Area (in Oxbow) and Zumwalt Prairie Preserve (in Enterprise). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Eagle Cap Wilderness, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Iwetamlaykin State Heritage Site, and stroll through Eagle Cap Wilderness.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Joseph trip website .

You can drive from Ontario to Joseph in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October in Joseph, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Joseph

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hells Canyon National Rec Area, Zumwalt Prairie Preserve, Rapid River Fish Hatchery
Highlights from your plan
Valley Bronze Gallery & Foundry ©
Valley Bronze Gallery & Foundry
Wallowa Lake State Park ©
Wallowa Lake State Park
Zumwalt Prairie Preserve ©
Zumwalt Prairie Preserve

4
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like North Idaho Centennial Trail and Emerald Creek Garnet Area. Get a sense of the local culture at The Art Spirit Gallery and Treaty Rock Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coeur d'Alene: Bill Chipman Palouse Trail (in Pullman) and Liberty Lake Golf Course (in Liberty Lake). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Coeur d'Alene National Forest, admire all the interesting features of Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Q'emiln Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails.

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Drive from Joseph to Coeur d'Alene in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Joseph in October, plan for slightly colder days in Coeur d'Alene, with highs around 58°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sandpoint.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Post Falls, Bill Chipman Palouse Trail, Liberty Lake Golf Course, Emerald Creek Garnet Area
Highlights from your plan
North Idaho Centennial Trail ©
North Idaho Centennial Trail
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
Bill Chipman Palouse Trail ©
Bill Chipman Palouse Trail

2
nights
Sandpoint

Sandpoint ©
Sandpoint is the largest town in, and the county seat of, Bonner County, Idaho, United States. On the 22nd (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Cedar Hills Church, then take an in-depth tour of Bonner County History Museum, then explore the activities along Sandpoint City Beach, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at MickDuff’s Brewing Co - Beer Hall.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sandpoint driving holiday app .

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to Sandpoint in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in October, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Tigard.

Things to do in Sandpoint

Breweries & Distilleries Nightlife Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Bonner County History Museum ©
Bonner County History Museum
Cedar Hills Church ©
Cedar Hills Church

1
night
Tigard

Tigard ©
Tigard is a city in Washington County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): do a tasting at Domaine Serene, do a tasting at Cana's Feast Winery, then get curious at Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hyland Forest Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Camassia Natural Area, get engrossed in the history at Old Aurora Colony Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Champoeg State Heritage Park, then learn about winemaking at Natalies Estate Winery, and finally trek along Fanno Creek Greenway Trail.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tigard trip itinerary builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sandpoint to Tigard. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sandpoint in October; daily highs in Tigard reach 65°F and lows reach 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Salem.

Things to do in Tigard

Parks Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Beaverton, Newberg, Old Aurora Colony Museum, Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals, Camassia Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Domaine Serene ©
Domaine Serene
Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals ©
Champoeg State Heritage Park ©
Champoeg State Heritage Park

8
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Salem is the capital of the U.S. Get some historical perspective at Mount Angel Abbey and Bush House Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Willamette Valley Vineyards and Brooks Wine. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salem: Tamolitch Pool Trail (in Cascadia), McKenzie River National Recreation Trail (in Eugene) and Cougar Hot Springs (in Blue River). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Willamette National Forest, immerse yourself in nature at Silver Falls State Park, and learn about winemaking at Willamette Valley Vineyards Wine Center.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Salem day trip website .

You can drive from Tigard to Salem in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Corvallis, McMinnville, Brooks Wine, Oregon Garden, Tamolitch Pool Trail
Highlights from your plan
Willamette Valley Vineyards ©
Willamette Valley Vineyards
Cougar Hot Springs ©
Cougar Hot Springs

5
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Get in touch with nature at Nehalem Bay State Park and Seal Rock State Wayside. Museum-lovers will get to explore Prehistoric and Lincoln City Glass Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Lincoln City: Manzanita (Cloud and Leaf Bookstore & Manzanita Beach), Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area (in Pacific City) and Haystack Rock (in Cannon Beach). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Drift Creek Falls Trail, immerse yourself in nature at South Beach State Park, trek along Hobbit Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lincoln City travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Salem to Lincoln City by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In November, daytime highs in Lincoln City are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Manzanita, Haystack Rock, Nehalem Bay State Park, Seal Rock State Wayside, Whale Park
Highlights from your plan
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area ©
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Drift Creek Falls Trail ©
Drift Creek Falls Trail
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

5
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Amphitheater Lake and Snake River. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Collector Corner Museum and Rexburg Idaho Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Idaho Falls: Grand Teton Brewing Company (in Victor), Menan Butte (in Menan) and Rexburg (Yellowstone Bear World & Rexburg Nature Park). There's more to do: hike along Jenny Lake Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Idaho Falls itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Lincoln City to Idaho Falls with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lincoln City to Idaho Falls. Traveling from Lincoln City in November, expect Idaho Falls to be little chillier, temps between 45°F and 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Pocatello.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Rexburg, Menan Butte, Grand Teton Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake
Yellowstone Bear World ©
Yellowstone Bear World
Menan Butte ©
Menan Butte

3
nights
Pocatello

Pocatello ©
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. Explore hidden gems such as Museum of Clean and Massacre Rocks State Park. Appreciate the collections at Bannock County Historical Museum and Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Pocatello side-trips: Chesterfield Townsite (in Bancroft), Pebble Creek (in Inkom) and Idaho's World Famous Hot Pools (in Lava Hot Springs). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Episcopal Church, stop by Poky Popcorn Shop, explore and take pictures at Swore Farms, and try your luck at Fort Hall Casino.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pocatello road trip app .

Drive from Idaho Falls to Pocatello in an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Pocatello

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Massacre Rocks State Park, Chesterfield Townsite, Fort Hall Casino, Lava Hot Springs, Pebble Creek
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Clean ©
Museum of Clean
Bannock County Historical Museum ©
Bannock County Historical Museum
Massacre Rocks State Park ©
Massacre Rocks State Park

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ketchum Cemetery and Wood River Valley Ore Wagon Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Snake River Canyon Trail and Auger Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Twin Falls: City Of Rocks National Reserve (in Almo) and Fly Sun Valley (in Ketchum). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Pillar Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rock Creek Park, and see the interesting displays at Herrett Center for Arts and Science.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Twin Falls visit planner .

You can drive from Pocatello to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in November, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ketchum, City Of Rocks National Reserve
Highlights from your plan
City Of Rocks National Reserve
City Of Rocks National Reserve
Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail
Rock Creek Park ©
Rock Creek Park

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