8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Start: Cody
Drive:  4 h 15 min
1
Ashton
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
2
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Boise
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 15 min
5
Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Bus + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Cody

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Ashton

Ashton ©
Ashton is a city in Fremont County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Mesa Falls.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ashton trip planner.

Cody to Ashton is an approximately 6- hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in October, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Arco.

Things to do in Ashton

Parks Nature
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Mesa Falls ©
Mesa Falls

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. On the 14th (Mon), examine the collection at Lost Rivers Museum, see the interesting displays at EBR-1, then stroll around Bottolfsen Park, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Arco online travel route planner.

Drive from Ashton to Arco in 2 hours. In October in Arco, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Arco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lost Rivers Museum
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Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
Craters of the Moon National Monument
Lost Rivers Museum ©
Lost Rivers Museum
EBR-1 ©
EBR-1

1
night
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): hike along Snake River Canyon Trail, snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls, and finally stop by Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Twin Falls travel route website.

Traveling by car from Arco to Twin Falls takes 2 hours. When traveling from Arco in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Twin Falls, with highs around 65°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Boise.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge
Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail

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nights
Boise

Boise ©
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 16th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Idaho State Capitol Building, then have some family-friendly fun at Boise Escape, then steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and finally trek along Boise River Greenbelt. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial, stroll around Kathryn Albertson Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey, and finally get your game on at Labyrinth Escape Games.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Boise online road trip planner.

You can drive from Twin Falls to Boise in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Fun & Games Trails

Side Trip

Labyrinth Escape Games
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary

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nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Take a break from Coeur d'Alene with a short trip to Silverwood Theme Park in Athol, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, walk around Coeur d'Alene City Park and Independence Point, explore the landscape on two wheels at North Idaho Centennial Trail, and wander the wide-open spaces of Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Coeur d'Alene trip website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Boise to Coeur d'Alene in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Boise, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Coeur d'Alene, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Silverwood Theme Park
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Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch

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