8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Coeur d'Alene
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Lewiston
— 1 night
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Boise
— 2 nights
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Twin Falls
— 1 night
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Arco
— 1 night
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Idaho Falls
— 1 night

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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 23rd (Wed): explore the venue of 59:Escape Room Adventures and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails. On your second day here, wander the wide-open spaces of Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, then look for gifts at KnitKnit, then take a memorable tour with Timberline Adventures, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Coeur d'Alene journey builder.

Colorado Springs to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Colorado Springs, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Coeur d'Alene, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Lewiston.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

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Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Timberline Adventures ©
Timberline Adventures
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch

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Lewiston

Lewiston ©
Lewiston is a city in north central Idaho and the county seat of Nez Perce County. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Lewis-Clark Center for Arts & History and then get interesting insight from Snake River Adventures.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lewiston journey website.

Getting from Coeur d'Alene to Lewiston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in September: high temperatures in Lewiston hover around 79°F and lows are around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Lewiston

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Snake River Adventures ©
Snake River Adventures
Lewis-Clark Center for Arts & History ©
Lewis-Clark Center for Arts & History

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Boise

Boise ©

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 26th (Sat), get a sense of history and politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boise River Greenbelt, and then steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Idaho Botanical Garden, then stop by Cinder Wines, then look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey, and finally pause for some photo ops at Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Boise trip builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lewiston to Boise. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lewiston to Boise due to the time zone difference. In September in Boise, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Idaho State Capitol Building ©
Idaho State Capitol Building

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 28th (Mon), hike along Snake River Canyon Trail, snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, and then admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Twin Falls trip planner.

Getting from Boise to Twin Falls by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In September in Twin Falls, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Twin Falls

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

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Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument, then stroll around Bottolfsen Park, then examine the collection at Lost Rivers Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at EBR-1.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Arco trip itinerary website.

Drive from Twin Falls to Arco in 2 hours. Traveling from Twin Falls in September, things will get slightly colder in Arco: highs are around 69°F and lows about 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Arco

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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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

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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. On the 30th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Idaho Falls River Walk, don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of Idaho.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Idaho Falls trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Arco to Idaho Falls in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Arco in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Idaho Falls, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Idaho Falls River Walk
Idaho Falls River Walk
Museum of Idaho ©
Museum of Idaho
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park ©
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park

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