7 days in Idaho Itinerary

7 days in Idaho Itinerary

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7 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Des Moines
Fly:  6​h
1
Boise
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
McCall
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Des Moines

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Freak Alley Gallery and Boise Train Depot. Visiting Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center and Boise River Greenbelt will get you outdoors. When in Boise, make a side trip to see Ste. Chapelle Winery in Caldwell, approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Basque Museum & Cultural Center.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Boise tour itinerary planner.

Des Moines to Boise is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Des Moines to Boise is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Des Moines in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Boise: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to McCall.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ste. Chapelle Winery, Warhawk Air Museum
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Freak Alley Gallery ©
Freak Alley Gallery
Boise Train Depot ©
Boise Train Depot
Warhawk Air Museum ©
Warhawk Air Museum

1
night
McCall

McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. On the 7th (Wed), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, see the interesting displays at Central Idaho Historical Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ponderosa State Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our McCall travel route planning tool .

Drive from Boise to McCall in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Boise in August; daily highs in McCall reach 82°F and lows reach 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in McCall

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ponderosa State Park ©
Ponderosa State Park
Central Idaho Historical Museum ©
Central Idaho Historical Museum

3
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 8th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Farragut State Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sandpoint City Beach, and then view the masterpieces at The Art Spirit Gallery. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, then admire the architecture and history at Old Mission State Park, and then get to know the fascinating history of Historic Wallace.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Coeur d'Alene road trip planner.

Drive from McCall to Coeur d'Alene in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from McCall to Coeur d'Alene due to the time zone difference. Traveling from McCall in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Coeur d'Alene, with lows around 55°F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Farragut State Park, Historic Wallace, Old Mission State Park, Sandpoint City Beach
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Old Mission State Park ©
Old Mission State Park
Farragut State Park ©
Farragut State Park
The Art Spirit Gallery ©
The Art Spirit Gallery

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