Idaho’s Resorts and Rivers

Dates: June 4-10, 2025

Discover the captivating charm of Idaho's stunning resort towns like Coeur d'Alene, Riggins, and Sun Valley. Our week will be full of spectacular scenery including beautiful forests, lakes and rivers – with interesting visits to historic, old west towns and more. Then unwind in our cozy and comfortable resort accommodations. We will fill our visit with joyful experiences that will create long-lasting memories as we explore the marvels of Idaho together!

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Wednesday, June 4: Fly to Spokane
Arrive Hotel Fly to Spokane, Washington, and we transfer east crossing into Idaho, the Gem State. Arrive in the beautiful resort city of Coeur d’Alene which sits on the north shore of Coeur d’Alene Lake. Arrive at the spectacular Coeur d’Alene Resort for our 2-night stay. The 18-story lakefront resort is considered one of the best resorts in the Northwest. Enjoy a bit of free time to take a lake cruise, walk around the marina or simply enjoy a drink at the lake view bar.

Thursday, June 5: Wallace - Silver Mine – Ranch
Visit the nearby historic mining town of Wallace, the entire town is on the National Historic Register and dates back to 1884. While in this true, old west town enjoy a working Silver Mine Tour to learn about hard rock underground mining in the richest silver district on earth. Later stop for dinner at the historic Rider Ranch, a 1300-acre real working ranch. Meet the descendants of this pioneer ranching family and enjoy a delicious western cookout for your Welcome Dinner. (B,D)

Friday, June 6: Lewiston & Riggins
This morning motorcoach south through the Clearwater Mountains. Stop in Idaho’s oldest incorporated community, historic Lewiston which sits on the famed Snake River. Next, visit the Lewis & Clark Discovery Center, located in Hells Gate State Park featuring indoor and outdoor displays and a film describing the journey of the famous explorers through Idaho. Then follow the river valley to Riggins and your quaint mountain lodge overlooking the confluence of the Salmon and Little Salmon Rivers for a 2-night stay. (B,D)

Saturday, June 7: Hells Canyon
Today the great Idaho outdoors await. Enjoy a soft adventure experience on a narrated Snake River Jetboat Tour. Learn about the animals, plants and legends of this famed river and jet through some spectacular rapids. Enjoy a picnic lunch followed by free time at your lodge or in the small town of Riggins. (B,L)

Sunday, June 8: Riggins to Sun Valley
This morning motorcoach south through the Sawtooth Mountains past beautiful forests, lakes and rivers. This is an incredibly scenic stretch of highway. Stop in the resort town of McCall on Payette Lake, originally founded as a logging town & today a year-round spot for adventurists. Then motorcoach up into the Pioneer Mountains and arrive in Sun Valley (altitude 5,920’) for a 2-night stay in this famous resort area. Discover why Sun Valley was a popular stop for Hollywood celebrities Clark Gable, Gary Cooper and ice skater Sonja Henie, and remains one of our nation’s great resort areas. (B,D)

Monday, June 9: Sun Valley & Ketchum
Start a relaxing day with some morning sightseeing of the Sun Valley area and its spectacular scenery. Visit the neighboring old western town of Ketchum, its lively downtown boasts a variety of restaurants, shops and art galleries. See the Hemingway Memorial. Ernest Hemingway fell in love with the Sun Valley area and finished “For Whom the Bell Tolls” while living here. Explore the several squares comprising Ketchum before having time on your own. Maybe choose to visit the Ore Wagon & Bonning Cabin Museum or have a drink at the Sawtooth Club or Whiskey Jacques, favorite haunts of Hemingway. The afternoon is free to explore the area around your Sun Valley hotel property. Sun Valley is America’s first ski resort, founded in 1936, before even Lake Placid, Aspen or Jackson. Tonight join your fellow travelers for a Farewell Dinner in Ketchum and share stories from your shared experiences in Idaho. (B,D)

Tuesday, June 10: Sun Valley - Boise - Flight Home
Drive down out of the mountains west to Boise for your flight home with wonderful memories of Idaho. (B)

2 Nights at the Coeur d’Alene Resort
2 Nights in Riggins
2 Nights in Sun Valley
Mining town of Wallace
Lewis & Clark Discovery Center
Snake River Jetboat
Silver Mine Tour
Rider Ranch Cookout
Resort town of McCall
Sun Valley
Sawtooth Mountains

Escorted by TLDU's Lori Nietert
6 Nights Hotel Accommodations
11 Meals: 6 Breakfasts (B), 1 Lunch(L), 4 Dinners (D)
Admissions and Sightseeing per Itinerary
Baggage Handling at Hotels
Hotel Transfers airport to hotel, hotel to airport

Not included
Airfare (available September 2024)
Airline baggage fees
Tips and Gratuities
Travel Insurance

Contact Lori Nietert today to receive a brochure on this tour! or 319-393-1359

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