9 days in Idaho Itinerary

9 days in Idaho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Idaho holiday planner

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Make it your trip
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Boise
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lava Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive
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Idaho Falls
— 3 nights
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Boise

— 4 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Bring the kids along to Idaho Botanical Garden and World Center For Birds of Prey. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Boise River Greenbelt, steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, walk around Kathryn Albertson Park, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Payette Brewing Company.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Boise itinerary planning website.

Miami to Boise is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Miami to Boise. Traveling from Miami in December, expect Boise to be cooler, temps between 36°F and 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lava Hot Springs.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Lava Hot Springs

— 1 night
Lava Hot Springs is a city in Bannock County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Baker Ranch, relax and rejuvenate at Lava Hot Springs Massage Therapy, and then take in the natural beauty of Lava Hot Springs.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lava Hot Springs road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Boise to Lava Hot Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Boise in December, Lava Hot Springs is little chillier at night with lows of 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Lava Hot Springs

Spas · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Idaho Falls

— 3 nights
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Museum of Idaho has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): make a trip to Snake River Greenbelt, then view the masterpieces at ARTitorium on Broadway, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Idaho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Collector Corner Museum and then get outside with Island Park Adventures, LLC.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Idaho Falls trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lava Hot Springs to Idaho Falls takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lava Hot Springs in December: highs in Idaho Falls hover around 29°F, while lows dip to 12°F. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Idaho travel guide

4.5
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.