8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rapid City
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Boise
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Stanley
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
5
Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Bus + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Rapid City

1
night
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get your game on at Labyrinth Escape Games.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Boise trip itinerary planning site.

Rapid City to Boise is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Rapid City in August, you will find days in Boise are a bit warmer (91°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Fun & Games Trails

Side Trip

Labyrinth Escape Games
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape
Labyrinth Escape Games ©
Labyrinth Escape Games

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 2nd (Mon): trek along Snake River Canyon Trail, then snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls, and finally look for gifts at Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Twin Falls online attractions planner.

Getting from Boise to Twin Falls by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. September in Twin Falls sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Twin Falls

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

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. On the 3rd (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Craters of the Moon National Monument, then stroll around Bottolfsen Park, then examine the collection at EBR-1, and finally see the interesting displays at Lost Rivers Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Arco vacation builder app.

Drive from Twin Falls to Arco in 2 hours. Traveling from Twin Falls in September, things will get a bit cooler in Arco: highs are around 69°F and lows about 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Arco

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the activities along Redfish Lake and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Stanley trip planner.

You can drive from Arco to Stanley in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Stanley when traveling from Arco in September, with lows around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Stanley

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake

3
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Bring the kids along to Silverwood Theme Park and Farragut State Park. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake, wander the wide-open spaces of Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, stroll around Coeur d'Alene City Park and Independence Point, and look for gifts at KnitKnit.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Coeur d'Alene online trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Stanley to Coeur d'Alene. The time zone difference when traveling from Stanley to Coeur d'Alene is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Stanley in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Coeur d'Alene, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Athol
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Silverwood Theme Park ©
Silverwood Theme Park
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails

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