5 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Twin Falls
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Boise — 1 night

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 20th (Mon), look for gifts at Idaho City Old Time Photo & Studio by Charles Sepulveda Photography, then hit the slopes at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the next day, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Boise, then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, then hike along Boise River Greenbelt, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Woodland Empire Brewery.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Boise trip itinerary tool.

New York City to Boise is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Boise. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Boise, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Twin Falls.
Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Trails
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Twin Falls — 1 night

Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls, and then trek along Snake River Canyon Trail.

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Traveling by car from Boise to Twin Falls takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Twin Falls are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Arco.
Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors

Arco — 1 night

Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): examine the collection at EBR-1, explore the striking landscape at Craters of the Moon National Monument, and then stroll around Bottolfsen Park.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Arco trip site.

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to Arco takes 2 hours. In March, Arco is slightly colder than Twin Falls - with highs of 46°F and lows of 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Idaho Falls.
Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Idaho Falls — 1 night

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 24th (Fri), examine the collection at Museum of Idaho and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Idaho Falls Temple & Visitors Center.

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Drive from Arco to Idaho Falls in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Idaho Falls are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Idaho travel guide

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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.