8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Idaho trip maker

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Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
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Riggins
— 1 night
Drive
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Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
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Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive
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Boise
— 2 nights
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Coeur d'Alene

— 2 nights
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. When in Coeur d'Alene, make a side trip to see Silverwood Theme Park in Athol, approximately Athol away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, look for gifts at KnitKnit, and stroll through North Idaho Centennial Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Coeur d'Alene planner.

Chicago to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Chicago in June, things will get little chillier in Coeur d'Alene: highs are around 75°F and lows about 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Riggins.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Riggins

— 1 night
Riggins is a city in Idaho County, Idaho, United States. On the 6th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Rapid River Fish Hatchery and then see what you can catch with River Adventures.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Riggins sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Coeur d'Alene to Riggins takes 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Riggins are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Riggins

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Stanley

— 1 night
Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the activities along Redfish Lake, get engrossed in the history at Stanley Museum, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Stanley holiday builder website.

Getting from Riggins to Stanley by car takes about 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Stanley when traveling from Riggins in June, with lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Stanley

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

Twin Falls

— 1 night
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 8th (Tue), snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls, and then trek along Snake River Canyon Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Twin Falls trip planning app.

You can drive from Stanley to Twin Falls in 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Stanley in June: high temperatures in Twin Falls hover around 83°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Boise.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Boise

— 2 nights

City of Trees

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 9th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Julia Davis Park, then stroll through Boise River Greenbelt, and then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey, and then look for gifts at Cinder Wines.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Boise trip itinerary website.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.