8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  12 h
1
Coeur d'Alene
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Boise
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Idaho Falls
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. On the 20th (Sun), get a taste of life in the country at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake.

Plan trip to Coeur d'Alene with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Philadelphia to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Coeur d'Alene. In September, Coeur d'Alene is a bit cooler than Philadelphia - with highs of 72°F and lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

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

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 21st (Mon), ponder the world of politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, thensteep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Boise River Greenbelt, and finally look for gifts at Cinder Wines. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Idaho Botanical Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey, and then pause for some photo ops at Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Boise trip app.

Getting from Coeur d'Alene to Boise by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Boise due to the time zone difference. In September, Boise is a bit warmer than Coeur d'Alene - with highs of 79°F and lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Cinder Wines
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Idaho State Capitol Building ©
Idaho State Capitol Building

1
night
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 23rd (Wed), trek along Snake River Canyon Trail, thensnap pictures at Perrine Bridge, and then admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Twin Falls driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Boise to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Twin Falls can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors
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. On the 24th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument, walk around Bottolfsen Park, thensee the interesting displays at Lost Rivers Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at EBR-1.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Arco trip itinerary site.

Drive from Twin Falls to Arco in 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Twin Falls in September, with highs in Arco at 69°F and lows at 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Arco

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls ©
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 25th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Mesa Falls, explore the world behind art at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, thendon't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Idaho Falls River Walk.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Idaho Falls travel planning website.

Traveling by car from Arco to Idaho Falls takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Arco in September: highs in Idaho Falls hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Mesa Falls
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Falls ©
Mesa Falls
Idaho Falls River Walk
Idaho Falls River Walk
Museum of Idaho ©
Museum of Idaho

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