8 days in Idaho Itinerary

8 days in Idaho Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Twin Falls
— 1 day
Drive
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Arco
— 1 night
Drive
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Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
4
Boise
— 2 nights
Fly
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Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
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Twin Falls

— 1 day
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Twin Falls.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Twin Falls trip itinerary builder app.

Atlanta to Twin Falls is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta to Twin Falls, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 59°F in Twin Falls. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Arco.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

Arco

— 1 night
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): see the interesting displays at EBR-1, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Craters of the Moon National Monument, then walk around Bottolfsen Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Lost Rivers Museum.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Arco day trip website.

Getting from Twin Falls to Arco by car takes about 2 hours. In August, Arco is slightly colder than Twin Falls - with highs of 81°F and lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Arco

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

Stanley

— 1 night
Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Lake, take an in-depth tour of Stanley Museum, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Stanley visit website.

Traveling by car from Arco to Stanley takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Arco in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Stanley, with lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Boise.

Things to do in Stanley

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

Boise

— 2 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 27th (Fri), walk around Barber Park, contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and then trek along Boise River Greenbelt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Idaho State Capitol Building, then see the interesting displays at Basque Museum & Cultural Center, then stroll through World Center For Birds of Prey, and finally stop by Cinder Wines.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Boise trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Boise takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Stanley in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Boise, with highs around 91°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:

Coeur d'Alene

— 3 nights
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): make a splash at Silverwood Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, then contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, then play a few rounds at Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course, and finally stroll around Q'emiln Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Coeur d'Alene trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Boise to Coeur d'Alene takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Boise in August, with highs in Coeur d'Alene at 84°F and lows at 55°F. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:

Idaho travel guide

4.5
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.