10 days in Idaho Itinerary

10 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive
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Shoshone
— 1 night
Drive
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Bruneau
— 1 night
Drive
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Boise
— 2 nights
Drive
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Riggins
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sun Valley
— 1 night
Drive
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Arco
— 1 night
Drive to Friedman Memorial Airport, Fly to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 9th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Twin Falls, delve into the lush surroundings at Sawtooth National Forest, and then test your problem-solving skills at Twin Falls Escape Rooms. On your second day here, trek along Rock Creek Park, then identify plant and animal life at AWOL Adventure Sports, and then trek along Snake River Canyon Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Twin Falls online vacation maker.

Atlanta to Twin Falls is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to Twin Falls. Traveling from Atlanta in October, expect Twin Falls to be slightly colder, temps between 65°F and 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Shoshone.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Shoshone

Shoshone is the county seat and largest city of Lincoln County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): Head underground at Shoshone Indian Ice Caves, take in breathtaking views at Black Magic Canyon, and then Head underground at Idaho's Mammoth Cave.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Shoshone sightseeing planning website.

Drive from Twin Falls to Shoshone in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in October, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Bruneau.

Things to do in Shoshone

Nature · Parks
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Bruneau

Bruneau is an unincorporated community in Owyhee County in the southwestern part of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Bruneau Canyon, then see the sky in a new way at Bruneau Dunes Observatory, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bruneau Dunes State Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bruneau trip planner.

Drive from Shoshone to Bruneau in 1.5 hours. In October in Bruneau, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Boise.

Things to do in Bruneau

Nature · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Boise

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): grab your bike and head to Ridge to River Trail System, then walk around Kathryn Albertson Park, and then appreciate the history behind Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Julia Davis Park and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freak Alley Gallery.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Boise trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Bruneau to Boise in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Boise can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Riggins.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
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Riggins

Riggins is a city in Idaho County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): cast your line with Hammer Down River Excursions and then take in breathtaking views at Hells Canyon National Rec Area. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Zumwalt Prairie Preserve, then walk around Riggins City Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rapid River Fish Hatchery.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Riggins online trip builder.

You can drive from Boise to Riggins in 3.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boise to Riggins due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Boise in October; daily highs in Riggins reach 59°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Sun Valley.

Things to do in Riggins

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Sun Valley

Sun Valley is a resort city in Blaine County in central Idaho, in the western United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): trek along Wood River Trail, enjoy some diversion at Get Your Shoot On!, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bald Mountain.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sun Valley trip planner.

You can drive from Riggins to Sun Valley in 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in October, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Arco.

Things to do in Sun Valley

Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games · Nature

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Arco

Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): walk around Bottolfsen Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Arco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sun Valley to Arco takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Arco are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Arco

Parks
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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.