8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

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8 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Charleston
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Twin Falls
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Idaho Falls
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Charleston

3
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like Farragut State Park and Crystal Gold Mine. Visiting Old Mission State Park and North Idaho Centennial Trail will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coeur d'Alene: Wallace (Pulaski Tunnel Trail, Oasis Bordello Museum, & more).

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Coeur d'Alene vacation builder .

Charleston to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Charleston to Coeur d'Alene. Traveling from Charleston in August, expect cooler with lows of 55°F in Coeur d'Alene. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Wallace, Old Mission State Park, Farragut State Park, Crystal Gold Mine
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Farragut State Park ©
Farragut State Park
Old Mission State Park ©
Old Mission State Park
North Idaho Centennial Trail ©
North Idaho Centennial Trail

1
day
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the views from Perrine Bridge, trek along Snake River Canyon Trail, and then admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Twin Falls online sightseeing planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Coeur d'Alene to Twin Falls in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Twin Falls is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Twin Falls

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

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument, examine the collection at EBR-1, and then see the interesting displays at Lost Rivers Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Arco trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Twin Falls to Arco by car takes about 2 hours. In August, Arco is little chillier than Twin Falls - with highs of 81°F and lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Arco

Wildlife Nature Parks

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

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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt, trek along Hell's Half Acre, then meet the residents at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, and finally admire the sheer force of Idaho Falls River Walk.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Idaho Falls online trip maker .

Getting from Arco to Idaho Falls by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Idaho Falls sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Idaho Potato Museum
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Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park ©
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park
Hell's Half Acre Lava Field ©
Hell's Half Acre Lava Field
Idaho Potato Museum
Idaho Potato Museum

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