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Idaho Falls to Mountain Home drive

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  Idaho Falls
 Rock Springs
 Steamboat Springs
 Trinidad (Colorado)
 San Angelo (Texas)
   Mountain Home 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   3 days   /   no pets   /   no RV


Idaho Falls to Mountain Home road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Idaho Falls to Mountain Home. If you're planning a road trip to Mountain Home, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Idaho Falls and Mountain Home. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Idaho Falls and Mountain Home. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Idaho Falls
drive for about 4.5 hours

2:35 pm  Rock Springs
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:35 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours

7:11 pm  Steamboat Springs
stay overnight and leave the next day around 8:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 8 hours
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 Day 2

8:00 am  leave from Steamboat Springs
drive for about 3 hours

10:58 am  Denver
stay for about 4 hours
and leave at 2:58 pm
drive for about 3 hours

6:06 pm  Trinidad (Colorado)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:06 pm
drive for about 4 hours

11:01 pm  Amarillo
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 10 hours
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 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from Amarillo
drive for about 2 hours

11:57 am  Lubbock
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:57 pm
drive for about 3 hours

3:49 pm  San Angelo (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:49 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

7:06 pm  arrive in Mountain Home

day 3 driving ≈ 7 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Idaho Falls, Idaho.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Rock Springs  (2 answers)

Steamboat Springs  (28 answers)
    Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation  (3 mentions)
    Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Steamboat Springs:
        Sunpie's Bistro
        Cafe Diva
        Slopeside Grill
    questions about Steamboat Springs:
        Best Restaurants and Bars when skiing in Steamboat?

Denver  (169 answers)
    Denver Museum of Nature and Science  (15 mentions)
    Denver Botanic Gardens  (12 mentions)
    Denver Art Museum  (11 mentions)
    LoDo  (11 mentions)
    Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre  (11 mentions)
    restaurants around Denver:
        Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen
        Root Down
        Bistro Vendome
    questions about Denver:
        Short, scenic drives from Denver?
        Best resort for advanced skier?
        Activites to do with children ages 7-11
        Fun outdoor activities in Denver?
        Best locations to stay in Denver

Trinidad (Colorado)  (3 answers)

Amarillo  (26 answers)
    questions about Amarillo:
        THING TO SEE

Lubbock  (7 answers)

San Angelo (Texas)  (3 answers)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Mountain Home, Texas.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Mountain Home?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Mountain Home.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Mountain Home to Idaho Falls drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Idaho Falls to Mountain Home. Or get a full Idaho Falls to Mountain Home flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Idaho Falls well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Idaho Falls!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,438 miles
driving time of 22 hours, 3 minutes
Mountain Home is 1 hour ahead of Idaho Falls
11 Idaho Falls travel answers
2 Rock Springs travel answers
28 Steamboat Springs travel answers
169 Denver travel answers
3 Trinidad (Colorado) travel answers
26 Amarillo travel answers
7 Lubbock travel answers
3 San Angelo (Texas) travel answers
1 Mountain Home travel answer


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