8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

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8 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Boise
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Twin Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Stanley
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Athol
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Attractions like Zoo Boise and Wahooz Family Fun Zone make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Boise River Greenbelt, get your game on at Labyrinth Escape Games, steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and test your team's savvy at Boise Escape.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Boise trip planning website .

Seattle to Boise is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Boise due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect nights in Boise to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 94°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Labyrinth Escape Games, Wahooz Family Fun Zone
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape
Labyrinth Escape Games ©
Labyrinth Escape Games

2
nights
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 18th (Sat): stop by Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise, then take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls, then take in the views from Perrine Bridge, and finally hike along Snake River Canyon Trail. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Auger Falls, take in the natural beauty of Miracle Hot Springs, and then explore the striking landscape at Balanced Rock County Park.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Twin Falls holiday app .

You can drive from Boise to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Twin Falls are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Buhl
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Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail
Balanced Rock County Park ©
Balanced Rock County Park

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. On the 20th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Craters of the Moon National Monument, stroll around Bottolfsen Park, then examine the collection at EBR-1, and finally examine the collection at Lost Rivers Museum.

Make your Arco itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Twin Falls to Arco in 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Twin Falls in July, with highs in Arco at 84°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Arco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lost Rivers Museum
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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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Lake and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Stanley trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arco to Stanley takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Arco in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Stanley, with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Athol.

Things to do in Stanley

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

1
night
Athol

Athol ©
Athol is a city in Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. You've now added Silverwood Theme Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Farragut State Park and then cool off at Silverwood Theme Park.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Athol online tour planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Stanley to Athol. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Stanley in July since evenings lows in Athol dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athol

Theme Parks Nature Parks
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Silverwood Theme Park ©
Silverwood Theme Park
Farragut State Park ©
Farragut State Park

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