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Portland to Idaho Falls drive

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Portland to Idaho Falls road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Portland to Idaho Falls. If you're planning a road trip to Idaho Falls, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. 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 Portland
drive for about 2 hours

11:52 am  Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:52 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:33 pm  Umatilla
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:33 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

5:49 pm  Baker City (Oregon)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Baker City (Oregon)
drive for about 2 hours

12:03 pm  Boise
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:03 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:01 pm  Twin Falls
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:01 pm
drive for about 2 hours

5:47 pm  Pocatello
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:47 pm
drive for about 45 minutes

7:32 pm  arrive in Idaho Falls

day 2 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area  (28 mentions)


Baker City (Oregon)  (8 answers)

Boise  (50 answers)
    Idaho State Capitol Building  (2 mentions)
    questions about Boise:
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        What do you do and where to eat in Boise, ID?

Twin Falls  (13 answers)

Pocatello  (2 answers)

What are some things to do in Idaho Falls?

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!

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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 Idaho Falls to Portland 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 Portland to Idaho Falls. Or get a full Portland to Idaho Falls 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 Portland well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Portland!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 706 miles
driving time of 10 hours, 19 minutes
Idaho Falls is 1 hour ahead of Portland
275 Portland travel answers
1 Umatilla travel answer
8 Baker City (Oregon) travel answers
50 Boise travel answers
13 Twin Falls travel answers
2 Pocatello travel answers
12 Idaho Falls travel answers


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