9 days in Idaho Itinerary

9 days in Idaho Itinerary

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9 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wallace
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Boise
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Idaho Falls
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): look for gifts at KnitKnit. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: play a few rounds at Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course and then grab your bike and head to North Idaho Centennial Trail.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Coeur d'Alene trip planning website .

Newark to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in July, Coeur d'Alene is slightly colder at night with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Wallace.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sandpoint City Beach, Farragut State Park
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Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course ©
Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course
North Idaho Centennial Trail ©
North Idaho Centennial Trail
Farragut State Park ©
Farragut State Park

2
nights
Wallace

Wallace ©
Wallace is a small historic city in the Panhandle region of the U.S. On the 6th (Sat), grab your bike and head to Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail, then see the interesting displays at Oasis Bordello Museum, then see the interesting displays at Northern Pacific Depot, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Historic Wallace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): take in the history at Old Mission State Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Wallace Brewing Company, then examine the collection at Wallace Mining Museum, and finally hike along Pulaski Tunnel Trail.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Wallace trip planner .

Getting from Coeur d'Alene to Wallace by car takes about an hour. While traveling from Coeur d'Alene, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Wallace, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Wallace

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Old Mission State Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission State Park ©
Old Mission State Park
Pulaski Tunnel Trail ©
Pulaski Tunnel Trail
Wallace Brewing Company ©
Wallace Brewing Company

1
night
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 8th (Mon), hit the slopes at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, then look for gifts at Cinder Wines, and then stroll through Ridge to River Trail System. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial, then identify plant and animal life at Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center, then examine the collection at Basque Museum & Cultural Center, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Freak Alley Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Boise online trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Wallace to Boise with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wallace to Boise due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Wallace in July, plan for warmer days in Boise, with highs around 94°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Cinder Wines
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Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area ©
Freak Alley Gallery ©
Freak Alley Gallery
Cinder Wines ©
Cinder Wines

2
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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Idaho Falls River Walk, then appreciate the history behind Giant Eagle Waterfall Nest, then meet the residents at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, and finally get impressive views of Hell's Half Acre.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Idaho Falls journey planner.

You can drive from Boise to Idaho Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Boise in July; daily highs in Idaho Falls reach 88°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park ©
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park
Hell's Half Acre Lava Field ©
Hell's Half Acre Lava Field
Giant Eagle Waterfall Nest ©
Giant Eagle Waterfall Nest

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