7 days in Idaho Itinerary

7 days in Idaho Itinerary

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7 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Pocatello
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Arco
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
McCall
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Pocatello

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day
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): examine the collection at EBR-1, then walk around Bottolfsen Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument.

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Pocatello to Arco is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Pocatello in September: highs in Arco hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Arco

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Bottolfsen Park ©
Bottolfsen Park
EBR-1 ©
EBR-1

1
night
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. On the 2nd (Mon), explore the activities along Stanley Lake, get engrossed in the history at Stanley Museum, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Traveling by car from Arco to Stanley takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Arco in September, expect little chillier with lows of 32°F in Stanley. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to McCall.

Things to do in Stanley

Outdoors Adventure Wildlife
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River Rafting & Tubing
Stanley Lake ©
Stanley Lake
Stanley Museum ©
Stanley Museum

1
night
McCall

McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. On the 3rd (Tue), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then immerse yourself in nature at Ponderosa State Park.

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You can drive from Stanley to McCall in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Stanley in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in McCall, with lows around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in McCall

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ponderosa State Park ©
Ponderosa State Park

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 4th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, then admire the majestic nature at Old Mission State Park, and then trek along North Idaho Centennial Trail. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes.

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Getting from McCall to Coeur d'Alene by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from McCall in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Coeur d'Alene, with lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes, Old Mission State Park
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Old Mission State Park ©
Old Mission State Park
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch

1
night
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Miracle Hot Springs, snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, and then trek along Snake River Canyon Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Malad Gorge State Park, then steep yourself in history at Minidoka National Historic Site, and then admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls.

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Getting from Coeur d'Alene to Twin Falls by combination of bus and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Twin Falls, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Twin Falls sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Malad Gorge State Park, Minidoka National Historic Site, Miracle Hot Springs
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Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Miracle Hot Springs ©
Miracle Hot Springs
Malad Gorge State Park ©
Malad Gorge State Park

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