8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Idaho trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Boise
— 1 night
Drive
2
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive
3
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
4
Riggins
— 1 night
Drive
5
Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
Drive to Spokane International Airport, Fly to Washington

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Boise

— 1 night

City of Trees

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 15th (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Payette Brewing Company and then trek along Boise River Greenbelt. Keep things going the next day: stroll through World Center For Birds of Prey and then take a stroll through Hyde Park.

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Washington to Boise is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington in December; daily highs in Boise reach 36°F and lows reach 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Twin Falls

— 1 night
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 17th (Fri), add some adventure to your tour with AWOL Adventure Sports and then admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls.

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Traveling by car from Boise to Twin Falls takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. December in Twin Falls sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 20°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Stanley

— 1 night
Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. On the 18th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Lake and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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Traveling by car from Twin Falls to Stanley takes 3 hours. Traveling from Twin Falls in December, things will get slightly colder in Stanley: highs are around 27°F and lows about 3°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Riggins.

Things to do in Stanley

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Riggins

— 1 night
Riggins is a city in Idaho County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rapid River Fish Hatchery and then see what you can catch with River Adventures.

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You can drive from Stanley to Riggins in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stanley in December: high temperatures in Riggins hover around 34°F and lows are around 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Riggins

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Coeur d'Alene

— 3 nights
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll through Tubbs Hill Nature Trails and then grab your bike and head to North Idaho Centennial Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): tee off at Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course and then contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake.

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Getting from Riggins to Coeur d'Alene by car takes about 4 hours. December in Coeur d'Alene sees daily highs of 33°F and lows of 23°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Golf

Idaho travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.