9 days in Idaho Itinerary

9 days in Idaho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Idaho visit planner

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Boise
— 1 night
Drive
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Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive
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Ketchum
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Meridian
— 1 night
Drive
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McCall
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at World Center For Birds of Prey, then sample the tasty concoctions at Payette Brewing Company, and then hike along Boise River Greenbelt.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Boise driving holiday planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Boise. In October, daytime highs in Boise are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Twin Falls

— 1 night
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the views from Perrine Bridge and then admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Twin Falls day trip site.

You can drive from Boise to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. October in Twin Falls sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ketchum.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Nature

Ketchum

— 2 nights
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the activities along Redfish Outlet Lake and then delve into the lush surroundings at Sawtooth Wilderness Area. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Ketchum Cemetery, stroll through Sun Valley Resort, and then trek along Bald Mountain Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ketchum online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Twin Falls to Ketchum in 2 hours. Traveling from Twin Falls in October, you will find days in Ketchum are a bit cooler (58°F), and nights are about the same (36°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Stanley.

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stanley

— 2 nights
Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the activities along Redfish Lake and then take in the awesome beauty at Galena Summit. Keep things going the next day: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Stanley sightseeing planner.

Getting from Ketchum to Stanley by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ketchum in October since evenings lows in Stanley dip to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Meridian.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Meridian

— 1 night
Meridian is a city located in Ada County in the US state of Idaho. To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Meridian road trip site.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Meridian takes 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Stanley in November: high temperatures in Meridian hover around 49°F and lows are around 30°F. You'll set off for McCall on the 3rd (Wed).

Things to do in Meridian

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Outdoors

McCall

— 1 night
McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Payette Lake and then immerse yourself in nature at Ponderosa State Park. On your second day here, see what you can catch with River Adventures and then stroll around Riggins City Park.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the McCall tour builder website.

You can drive from Meridian to McCall in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Meridian in November; daily highs in McCall reach 40°F and lows reach 22°F.

Things to do in McCall

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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.