8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Idaho trip itinerary maker

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
subway + bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Nampa
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h
5
Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

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 10th (Sun): snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Snake River Canyon Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Twin Falls day trip tool .

Washington DC to Twin Falls is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of subway, bus, and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in Twin Falls reach 70°F and lows reach 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge
Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument, stroll around Bottolfsen Park, then see the interesting displays at EBR-1, and finally see the interesting displays at Lost Rivers Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Arco day trip website .

You can drive from Twin Falls to Arco in 2 hours. Traveling from Twin Falls in May, expect nights in Arco to be about the same, around 40°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Arco

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. On the 12th (Tue), explore the activities along Redfish Lake, then take an in-depth tour of Stanley Museum, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Stanley, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Arco to Stanley takes 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Arco in May since evenings lows in Stanley dip to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nampa.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake
Stanley Museum ©
Stanley Museum

2
nights
Nampa

Nampa ©
Nampa is the largest city of Canyon County, Idaho, USA. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): meet the residents at Zoo Boise, steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, then stop by Cravin's Candy Emporium, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Boise Escape. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey, trek along Boise River Greenbelt, then appreciate the history behind Idaho State Capitol Building, and finally get your game on at Labyrinth Escape Games.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nampa day trip site .

Traveling by car from Stanley to Nampa takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Stanley in May, things will get a bit warmer in Nampa: highs are around 73°F and lows about 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Nampa

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boise
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape

2
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, get a taste of life in the country at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, then stop by KnitKnit, and finally explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Coeur d'Alene day trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nampa to Coeur d'Alene. Traveling from Nampa to Coeur d'Alene, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Nampa in May, plan for little chillier days in Coeur d'Alene, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. You will leave for home on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails

Similar Plans

12 days in Idaho, Yellowstone National Park & Black Hills & Badlands BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Idaho BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Idaho BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, outdoors, beaches, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, outdoors, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Idaho BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Idaho BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Idaho BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, historic sites, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 6 days in Idaho BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Idaho BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in Idaho BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans