8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Idaho trip planner
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Coeur d'Alene
— 1 night
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Riggins
— 1 night
Drive
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Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
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Arco
— 1 night
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Twin Falls
— 1 night
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Boise
— 2 nights
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Coeur d'Alene — 1 night

Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): make a splash at Silverwood Theme Park and then stroll around McEuen Park.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Coeur d'Alene trip maker app.

San Diego to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 51°F in Coeur d'Alene. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Riggins.
Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Nature
Side Trip

Riggins — 1 night

Riggins is a city in Idaho County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stroll through Rapid River Fish Hatchery and then cast your line with River Adventures.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Riggins trip planner.

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to Riggins in 4 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Stanley.
Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Stanley — 1 night

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Lake and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Stanley sightseeing app.

Getting from Riggins to Stanley by car takes about 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Riggins to Stanley is 1 hour. Traveling from Riggins in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 34°F in Stanley. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Arco.
Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Nature

Arco — 1 night

Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at EBR-1 and then stroll through Craters of the Moon National Monument.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Arco trip planner.

Getting from Stanley to Arco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Stanley in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Arco, with lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Twin Falls.
Wildlife · Nature · Museums · Parks

Twin Falls — 1 night

Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Twin Falls trip planner.

Drive from Arco to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Arco in June: high temperatures in Twin Falls hover around 83°F and lows are around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Boise.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Boise — 2 nights

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 8th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Idaho State Capitol Building, stroll through World Center For Birds of Prey, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Payette Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, then examine the collection at Museum of Mining & Geology, and then trek along Boise River Greenbelt.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Boise itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to Boise takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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.