8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

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— 2 nights
— 1 night
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights


Boise — 2 nights

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Take a break from Boise with a short trip to Williamson Orchard & Vineyard in Caldwell, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: hike along Boise River Greenbelt, admire the natural beauty at Idaho Botanical Garden, contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and pause for some photo ops at Idaho State Capitol Building.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Boise trip builder website.

Spokane to Boise is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Spokane to Boise is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Arco.
Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Trails
Side Trips

Arco — 1 night

Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. On the 10th (Tue), examine the collection at EBR-1 and then take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Arco travel route planning site.

You can drive from Boise to Arco in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Boise in May, expect Arco to be a bit cooler, temps between 63°F and 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Twin Falls.
Nature · Wildlife · Museums · Parks

Twin Falls — 1 night

Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 11th (Wed), snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Twin Falls tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Arco to Twin Falls in 2 hours. When traveling from Arco in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Twin Falls: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to fly to Coeur d'Alene.
Nature · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Coeur d'Alene — 3 nights

Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Northern Pacific Depot (in Wallace) and Silverwood Theme Park (in Athol). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, explore the landscape on two wheels at North Idaho Centennial Trail, walk around McEuen Park, and stroll through Tubbs Hill Nature Trails.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Coeur d'Alene trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Twin Falls to Coeur d'Alene takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Twin Falls to Coeur d'Alene due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Coeur d'Alene can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Theme Parks
Side Trips

Idaho travel guide

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.