5 days in Idaho Itinerary

5 days in Idaho Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Idaho visit planner

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Make it your trip
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Twin Falls
— 1 day
Drive
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Ketchum
— 1 night
Drive
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McCall
— 2 nights
Drive
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Boise
— 1 night
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Twin Falls

— 1 day
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 14th (Wed), stroll through Snake River Canyon Trail, take in the views from Perrine Bridge, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Twin Falls planner.

Phoenix to Twin Falls is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in July, expect nights in Twin Falls to be cooler, around 61°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 91°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ketchum.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Ketchum

— 1 night
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ketchum day trip planner.

You can drive from Twin Falls to Ketchum in 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Twin Falls in July: high temperatures in Ketchum hover around 84°F and lows are around 54°F. You will leave for McCall on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Ketchum

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums
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McCall

— 2 nights
McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): play a few rounds at Mccall Golf Club, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jug Mountain Ranch. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Brundage Mountain Resort, then see the interesting displays at Central Idaho Historical Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Payette Lake, and finally admire the majestic nature at Ponderosa State Park.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our McCall online day trip planner.

You can drive from Ketchum to McCall in 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in McCall when traveling from Ketchum in July, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Boise.

Things to do in McCall

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Boise

— 1 night

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 17th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Boise, then trek along Boise River Greenbelt, then steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and finally stop by Cinder Wines. On the next day, ponder the world of politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, pause for some photo ops at Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at World Center For Birds of Prey.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Boise online trip planner.

You can drive from McCall to Boise in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from McCall in July: high temperatures in Boise hover around 94°F and lows are around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trip

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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.