8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

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8 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Boise
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Idaho Falls
— 1 night
End: New York City

2
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, and then admire all the interesting features of Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Coeur d'Alene holiday planning website .

New York City to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Coeur d'Alene due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in December, expect Coeur d'Alene to be little chillier, temps between 33°F and 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Treaty Rock Park, Silverwood Theme Park
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Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Silverwood Theme Park ©
Silverwood Theme Park
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch

1
night
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): stroll through Kathryn Albertson Park, hike along Boise River Greenbelt, and then have some family-friendly fun at Boise Escape. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey, then appreciate the history behind Idaho State Capitol Building, then steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and finally admire the natural beauty at Idaho Botanical Garden.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Boise trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Coeur d'Alene to Boise in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Boise due to the time zone difference. December in Boise sees daily highs of 36°F and lows of 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Idaho State Capitol Building ©
Idaho State Capitol Building

1
night
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 12th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls, take in the views from Perrine Bridge, then hike along Snake River Canyon Trail, and finally look for gifts at Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise.

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Traveling by car from Boise to Twin Falls takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Twin Falls sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 20°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise ©
Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. On the 13th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Craters of the Moon National Monument, then examine the collection at EBR-1, and then see the interesting displays at Lost Rivers Museum.

For maps and tourist information, refer to the Arco trip planner .

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to Arco takes 2 hours. Traveling from Twin Falls in December, expect Arco to be little chillier, temps between 31°F and 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Arco

Outdoors Trails Wildlife

Side Trip

Lost Rivers Museum
Highlights from your plan
Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
EBR-1 ©
EBR-1

1
night
Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls ©
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Idaho Falls route maker app .

Drive from Arco to Idaho Falls in 1.5 hours. In December in Idaho Falls, expect temperatures between 29°F during the day and 12°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Idaho ©
Museum of Idaho
Snake River Greenbelt ©
Snake River Greenbelt

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