9 days in Boise & Lincoln Itinerary

9 days in Boise & Lincoln Itinerary

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Boise — 3 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Boise River Greenbelt, get to know the resident critters at Zoo Boise, stroll around Kathryn Albertson Park, and steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Boise trip website.

Seattle to Boise is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in October, expect little chillier with lows of 43°F in Boise. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can fly to Lincoln.
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Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Lincoln — 5 nights

Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Lancaster County. Venture out of the city with trips to Council Bluffs (Horseshoe Council Bluffs & Kanesville Tabernacle), Omaha (Czech and Slovak Educational Center and Cultural Museum, Henry Doorly Zoo, &more) and Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting (in Nebraska City). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Nebraska State Capitol, take in nature's colorful creations at Sunken Gardens, examine the collection at Museum of American Speed, and get a new perspective on nature at University of Nebraska State Museum.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lincoln trip builder app.

Getting from Boise to Lincoln by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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