6 days in Idaho Itinerary

6 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
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Salmon
— 1 night
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Boise
— 2 nights

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Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Mission State Park, then walk around McEuen Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, explore the landscape on two wheels at North Idaho Centennial Trail, and then take in the exciting artwork at The Art Spirit Gallery.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Coeur d'Alene trip planner.

Spokane to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Salmon.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Salmon

Salmon is a city in Lemhi County, Idaho, United States. On the 10th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural and Education Center and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Salmon vacation planning site.

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to Salmon in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Salmon, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Salmon, with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Salmon

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums

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Boise

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 11th (Sat), ponder the world of politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, then steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Boise River Greenbelt.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Boise online journey builder.

Drive from Salmon to Boise in 5.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Salmon in July; daily highs in Boise reach 94°F and lows reach 64°F. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

Idaho travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
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.