|Day 1||Friday, 6/15/2018 - Fly to Spokane / To Coeur d'Alene |
Fly to Spokane, Washington, meet your tour manager and head east in your deluxe motorcoach to beautiful Coeur d’ Alene, arriving at your spectacular lakefront resort for 2 nights. All rooms are in the lake tower and have a view. Enjoy free time at this incredibly beautiful lake resort. Take a lake cruise, walk around the marina, or simply enjoy a drink at the lakeview bar. You will fall in love with this resort!
|Day 2||Saturday, 6/16/2018 - Day Trip to Wallace |
Visit the nearby historic mining town of Wallace. Enjoy a tour of a working silver mine. Learn about hard rock underground mining in the richest silver district on earth. On your way back to your hotel, stop for dinner at the historic Rider Ranch. Meet the descendants of this pioneer ranching family and enjoy a delicious steak cookout.
|Day 3||Sunday, 6/17/2018 - Lewiston & Riggins |
Motor south through the Clearwater Mountains. Stop for lunch in historic Lewiston on the famed Snake River. Next, visit the Lewis & Clark Discovery Center. Then, follow the river valley to Riggins and your quaint mountain lodge overlooking the confluence of the Salmon and Little Salmon rivers.
|Day 4||Monday, 6/18/2018 - Jetboat / Optional Rafting |
A full day in the great Idaho outdoors awaits you today. Enjoy a soft adventure today as we ride a speedy jetboat on a narrated tour up the Salmon River. Learn about the animals, plants and legends of this famed river and jet through some spectacular rapids. Pause for a picnic lunch followed by free time at your lodge or in town. Or, take an optional river rafting trip down a particularly scenic part of the river.
|Day 5||Tuesday, 6/19/2018 - Riggins to Sun Valley |
Motor south today 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. Then, motor up into the Pioneer Mountains and stay in Sun Valley (altitude 5,920 feet) at the famous Sun Valley Inn.
|Day 6||Wednesday, 6/20/2018 - Sun Valley / Ketchum |
Bald Mountain at Sun Valley is America’s first ski resort, founded in 1936, before even Lake Placid, Aspen and Jackson Hole ski resorts. Visit the historic Sun Valley Lodge, a popular stop for Hollywood actors Clark Gable, Gary Cooper, and ice skater Sonja Henie. Enjoy amazing views of the surrounding valley. Later, stop to explore the old western town of Ketchum and see where Ernest Hemingway is buried. Tonight, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at a quaint local restaurant.
|Day 7||Thursday, 6/21/2018 - To Boise / Fly Home |
Drive down out of the mountains, west to Boise. Enjoy a tour of the thriving capital city of the "Gem State." See the State Capitol, train depot, and Oregon Trail. Then, arrive at the airport for your return flights home.