7 days in Idaho Itinerary

7 days in Idaho Itinerary

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7 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Oakland
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Boise
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Ketchum
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Stanley
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Oakland

1
night
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 9th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Idaho State Capitol Building and then get your game on at Boise Escape. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Marianne Williams Park, then stroll through Boise River Greenbelt, and then identify plant and animal life at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Boise online tour itinerary planner .

Oakland to Boise is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Oakland to Boise is 1 hour. September in Boise sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ketchum.

Things to do in Boise

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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape
Idaho State Capitol Building ©
Idaho State Capitol Building

2
nights
Ketchum

Ketchum ©
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. On the 11th (Wed), trek along Wood River Trail and then delve into the lush surroundings at Sawtooth Wilderness Area. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Fly Sun Valley, then look for gifts at Lizzy's Fresh Coffee, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Ketchum Cemetery, and finally grab your bike and head to Fisher Creek Trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ketchum route app .

Traveling by car from Boise to Ketchum takes 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Boise in September; daily highs in Ketchum reach 69°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Ketchum

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Side Trip

Wood River Trail
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Lizzy's Fresh Coffee ©
Lizzy's Fresh Coffee
Ketchum Cemetery ©
Ketchum Cemetery

1
night
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Stanley Lake, get engrossed in the history at Stanley Museum, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Stanley trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Ketchum to Stanley by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ketchum in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Stanley, with lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Stanley

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River Rafting & Tubing
Stanley Lake ©
Stanley Lake
Stanley Museum ©
Stanley Museum

2
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at North Idaho Centennial Trail, then get a taste of life in the country at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, and then stroll through Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at The Art Spirit Gallery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Selkirk Abbey Brewing Company.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Coeur d'Alene trip planner .

Drive from Stanley to Coeur d'Alene in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Stanley in September, Coeur d'Alene is a bit warmer at night with lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Selkirk Abbey Brewing Company
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Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch
North Idaho Centennial Trail ©
North Idaho Centennial Trail

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