9 days in Idaho Itinerary

9 days in Idaho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Idaho vacation planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
Fly to Boise, Drive to Stanley
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Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
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Arco
— 1 night
Drive
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Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive
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Boise
— 2 nights
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Coeur d'Alene — 2 nights

Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Get in touch with nature at Coeur d'Alene Lake and Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course. Museum-lovers will get to explore Wallace Mining Museum and Oasis Bordello Museum. Take a break from Coeur d'Alene with a short trip to Northern Pacific Depot in Wallace, about 54 minutes away. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails and grab your bike and head to North Idaho Centennial Trail.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Coeur d'Alene trip planner.

Newark to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Coeur d'Alene due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Coeur d'Alene, with lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Stanley.
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Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Stanley — 1 night

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes White Cloud Rafting Adventures. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Stanley Museum and then let the river carry you with White Cloud Rafting Adventures.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Stanley itinerary app.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Coeur d'Alene to Stanley in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Stanley. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Stanley when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in July, with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Arco.
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Adventure · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Arco — 1 night

Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): examine the collection at EBR-1 and then explore the striking landscape at Craters of the Moon National Monument.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Arco online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Stanley to Arco in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Stanley in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 54°F in Arco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Twin Falls.
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Nature · Wildlife · Museums · Parks

Twin Falls — 1 night

Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Snake River Canyon Trail has been added to your itinerary. On the 13th (Wed), snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, then trek along Snake River Canyon Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls.

To see maps and more tourist information, you can read our Twin Falls online visit planner.

Drive from Arco to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Traveling from Arco in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Twin Falls: highs are around 91°F and lows about 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Boise.
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Boise — 2 nights

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 14th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Basque Museum & Cultural Center, then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Payette Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Boise River Greenbelt and then experience rural life at Williamson Orchard & Vineyard.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Boise travel route planner.

You can drive from Twin Falls to Boise in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Boise are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Museums
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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.
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