13 days in Idaho Itinerary

13 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Fly to Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field, Drive to Nampa
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Nampa
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Boise
— 3 nights
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Twin Falls
— 2 nights
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Sun Valley
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 4 nights
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Nampa

Nampa is the largest city of Canyon County, Idaho, USA. The population of Nampa was 81,557 at the 2010 census making it the second-most populous city in Idaho. To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nampa trip itinerary planner.

Sacramento to Nampa is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sacramento to Nampa is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. You will leave for Boise on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Nampa

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

Boise

— 3 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Boise is known for trails, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Boise River Greenbelt, steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, examine the collection at Basque Museum & Cultural Center, and identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Boise online driving holiday planner.

Boise is very close to Nampa. In July in Boise, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:

Twin Falls

— 2 nights
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 13th (Tue), trek along Snake River Canyon Trail, then take in the views from Perrine Bridge, and then stroll around Centennial Waterfront Park. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Twin Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls, and then walk around Dierkes Lake.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Twin Falls trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Boise to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Twin Falls can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. On the 15th (Thu), you're off to Sun Valley.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:

Sun Valley

— 3 nights
Sun Valley is a resort city in Blaine County in central Idaho, in the western United States. Explore Sun Valley's surroundings by going to Arco (EBR-1 & Craters of the Moon National Monument). There's lots more to do: hike along Wood River Trail, stroll through Bald Mountain Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Fisher Creek Trail, and see the interesting displays at Wood River Valley Ore Wagon Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sun Valley trip planner.

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to Sun Valley takes 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Twin Falls in July; daily highs in Sun Valley reach 84°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Sun Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:

Stanley

— 4 nights
Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Stanley is known for adventure, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Stanley Lake, and get engrossed in the history at Yankee Fork Gold Dredge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Stanley trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Sun Valley to Stanley takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sun Valley in July, Stanley is a bit cooler at night with lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stanley

Tours · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:

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.