9 days in Idaho Itinerary

9 days in Idaho Itinerary

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9 days in Idaho Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Boise
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Arco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ketchum
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Stanley
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

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 12th (Sat), have some family-friendly fun at Labyrinth Escape Games.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Boise trip planner .

Los Angeles to Boise is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Boise is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: high temperatures in Boise hover around 67°F and lows are around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trip

Labyrinth Escape Games
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape
Labyrinth Escape Games ©
Labyrinth Escape Games

1
night
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls, and then stroll through Snake River Canyon Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Twin Falls online visit planner .

Getting from Boise to Twin Falls by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in October, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge

1
night
Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lost Rivers Museum, see the interesting displays at EBR-1, then walk around Bottolfsen Park, and finally explore the striking landscape of Craters of the Moon National Monument.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Arco travel route planner.

Getting from Twin Falls to Arco by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Twin Falls in October, plan for slightly colder days in Arco, with highs around 58°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ketchum.

Things to do in Arco

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Lost Rivers Museum
Highlights from your plan
Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
EBR-1 ©
EBR-1
Lost Rivers Museum ©
Lost Rivers Museum

1
night
Ketchum

Ketchum ©
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. On the 16th (Wed), explore the landscape on two wheels at Wood River Trail, take a peaceful walk through Sawtooth Wilderness Area, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Ketchum Cemetery.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ketchum trip itinerary site .

Getting from Arco to Ketchum by car takes about 2 hours. In October in Ketchum, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 36°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Stanley.

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Wood River Trail
Highlights from your plan
Ketchum Cemetery ©
Ketchum Cemetery

1
night
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. On the 17th (Thu), explore the activities along Redfish Lake, then take an in-depth tour of Stanley Museum, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Stanley trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Ketchum to Stanley by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ketchum in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Stanley, with lows around 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Stanley

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake
Stanley Museum ©
Stanley Museum

3
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 18th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake, then trek along North Idaho Centennial Trail, and finally walk around Q'emiln Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of life in the country at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch and then find something for the whole family at Silverwood Theme Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Coeur d'Alene itinerary planning site .

Explore your travel options from Stanley to Coeur d'Alene with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Stanley to Coeur d'Alene is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Coeur d'Alene when traveling from Stanley in October, with lows around 39°F. You will leave for home on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Q'emiln Park, Silverwood Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Silverwood Theme Park ©
Silverwood Theme Park
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails

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