8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Idaho visit planner

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Make it your trip
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Boise
— 2 nights
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Twin Falls
— 1 night
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Ketchum
— 3 nights
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Idaho Falls
— 1 night
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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.
Boise is known for trails, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Boise River Greenbelt, appreciate the history behind Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial, stroll around Kathryn Albertson Park, and contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Boise trip planner.

Minneapolis to Boise is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Boise is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Minneapolis in October, expect nights in Boise to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

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 7th (Thu): take in the views from Perrine Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls, and then hike along Snake River Canyon Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Twin Falls day trip planner.

You can drive from Boise to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ketchum.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Ketchum

— 3 nights
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. Change things up with these side-trips from Ketchum: Stanley (Redfish Lake & Stanley Museum) and Craters of the Moon National Monument (in Arco). There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Sawtooth Wilderness Area, get outside with Fly Sun Valley, view the masterpieces at Gail Severn Gallery, and trek along Bald Mountain Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ketchum trip maker website.

Drive from Twin Falls to Ketchum in 2 hours. While traveling from Twin Falls, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ketchum, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Idaho Falls

— 1 night
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Idaho Falls River Walk, then make a trip to Snake River Greenbelt, and then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Idaho.

Plan trip to Idaho Falls with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Ketchum to Idaho Falls in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Idaho Falls can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Nature · Parks · Museums

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.