8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

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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
Drive
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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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): 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 5th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Silverwood Theme Park and then stroll around McEuen Park.

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San Diego to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Diego in June since evenings lows in Coeur d'Alene dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Riggins.
Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Nature
Side Trip

Riggins — 1 night

Riggins is a city in Idaho County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): stroll through Rapid River Fish Hatchery and then cast your line with River Adventures.

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Traveling by car from Coeur d'Alene to Riggins takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stanley.
Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Stanley — 1 night

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. On the 7th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Lake and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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Drive from Riggins to Stanley in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Riggins to Stanley is 1 hour. Traveling from Riggins in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Stanley, with lows of 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Arco.
Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Arco — 1 night

Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at EBR-1 and then explore the striking landscape at Craters of the Moon National Monument.

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Drive from Stanley to Arco in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Stanley in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Arco, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Twin Falls.
Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

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 9th (Thu): take in the views from Perrine Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Twin Falls day trip website.

Traveling by car from Arco to Twin Falls takes 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Arco in June; daily highs in Twin Falls reach 83°F and lows reach 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Boise.
Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

Boise — 2 nights

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, tour the pleasant surroundings at World Center For Birds of Prey, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Payette Brewing Company. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, see the interesting displays at Museum of Mining & Geology, and then hike along Boise River Greenbelt.

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You can drive from Twin Falls to Boise in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. June in Boise sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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.