11 days in Southern Idaho Itinerary

11 days in Southern Idaho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Idaho route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Twin Falls
— 5 nights
Drive
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Glenns Ferry
— 2 nights
Drive
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Almo
— 1 night
Drive
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Arco
— 2 nights
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Twin Falls

— 5 nights
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Twin Falls side-trips: Shoshone (Shoshone Ice Caves & Black Magic Canyon), Buhl (Balanced Rock County Park & Miracle Hot Springs) and Minidoka Internment (in Jerome). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Perrine Bridge, trek along Rock Creek Park, delve into the lush surroundings at Sawtooth National Forest, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Snake River Canyon Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Twin Falls day trip site.

New York City to Twin Falls is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Twin Falls, with lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Glenns Ferry.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Glenns Ferry

— 2 nights
Glenns Ferry is a city in Elmore County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): join in the after-dark buzz at Crossings Winery and then admire the majestic nature at Three Island Crossing State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): see human ingenuity at work at Lower Salmon Falls Park, explore the stunning scenery at Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, then get engrossed in the history at Hagerman Valley Historical Society Museum, and finally trek along Oregon Trail.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Glenns Ferry trip planner.

Getting from Twin Falls to Glenns Ferry by car takes about an hour. In August in Glenns Ferry, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Almo.

Things to do in Glenns Ferry

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Almo

— 1 night
Almo is a very small unincorporated community in Cassia County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at City Of Rocks National Reserve.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Almo online trip maker.

You can drive from Glenns Ferry to Almo in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Glenns Ferry in August; daily highs in Almo reach 86°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Almo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Arco

— 2 nights
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. On the 8th (Sun), examine the collection at EBR-1, then explore the striking landscape of Craters of the Moon National Monument, and then stroll around Bottolfsen Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Arco online route planner.

Traveling by car from Almo to Arco takes 3 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Almo in August: highs in Arco hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 53°F. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Arco

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife
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