8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

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8 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Boise
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Idaho Falls
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On your second day here, hike along Boise River Greenbelt, then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Cathedral, and finally learn about winemaking at Telaya Wine Co..

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Boise travel site .

New York City to Boise is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Boise when traveling from New York City in June, with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Boise

Museums Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Ste. Chapelle Winery, Warhawk Air Museum, Telaya Wine Co.
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Warhawk Air Museum ©
Warhawk Air Museum

1
night
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Yankee Fork Gold Dredge, take an in-depth tour of Stanley Museum, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Stanley trip planner .

You can drive from Boise to Stanley in 3 hours. When traveling from Boise in June, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Stanley: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 34°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Stanley

Adventure Wildlife Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing
Yankee Fork Gold Dredge ©
Yankee Fork Gold Dredge
Stanley Museum ©
Stanley Museum

1
night
Arco

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

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Arco trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Stanley to Arco in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Arco when traveling from Stanley in June, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Arco

Parks Wildlife Nature

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

3
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. Let the collections at Idaho Potato Museum and Bannock County Historical Museum capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Idaho Falls: Pocatello (Museum of Clean & Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Museum), Grand Teton Brewing Company (in Victor) and Chesterfield Townsite (in Bancroft). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museum of Idaho and stroll through Hell's Half Acre.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Idaho Falls trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Arco to Idaho Falls by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Idaho Falls can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pocatello, Chesterfield Townsite, Idaho Potato Museum, Grand Teton Brewing Company
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Idaho Potato Museum
Idaho Potato Museum
Museum of Clean ©
Museum of Clean
Museum of Idaho ©
Museum of Idaho

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