6 days in Boise & Salt Lake City Itinerary

6 days in Boise & Salt Lake City Itinerary

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6 days in Boise & Salt Lake City Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Boise
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
End: Salt Lake City

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Boise is known for trails, historic sites, parks, fun & games, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Boise River Greenbelt, have some family-friendly fun at Boise Escape, contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and appreciate the history behind Idaho State Capitol Building.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Boise trip maker .

Salt Lake City to Boise is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. October in Boise sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Labyrinth Escape Games
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Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Labyrinth Escape Games ©
Labyrinth Escape Games

3
nights
Salt Lake City

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Venture out of the city with trips to Roots of Knowledge (in Orem) and Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway (in Park City). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, don't miss a visit to Kindig It Design, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, and get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Boise to Salt Lake City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in October, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Roots of Knowledge, Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway
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Room Escape Games
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon

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