5 days in Boise & Grand Rapids Itinerary

5 days in Boise & Grand Rapids Itinerary

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5 days in Boise & Grand Rapids Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Boise
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
2
Grand Rapids
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Detroit

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Idaho State Capitol Building, have some family-friendly fun at Boise Escape, then identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kathryn Albertson Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Boise trip itinerary tool .

Detroit to Boise is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Detroit in March: high temperatures in Boise hover around 57°F and lows are around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Idaho State Capitol Building ©
Idaho State Capitol Building

1
night
Grand Rapids

The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
On the 16th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, examine the collection at Gerald R. Ford Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Grand Rapids Public Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA). On the next day, appreciate the history behind Leonardo da Vinci's Horse, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ninth Street Christian Reformed Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Windmill Island Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Grand Rapids trip itinerary site .

Getting from Boise to Grand Rapids by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Boise to Grand Rapids due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boise in March, expect Grand Rapids to be slightly colder, temps between 42°F and 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Holland
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Room Escape Games
Windmill Island Gardens ©
Windmill Island Gardens

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