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anything halfway between Coeur d'alene and Boise

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anything halfway between Coeur d'alene and Boise

I am going to Boise in a couple of weeks and wondered if there was a good halfway point between Boise and Coeur d'alene, where my niece lives, to meet.

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1. Re: anything halfway between Coeur d'alene and Boise

McCall is a bit over halfway from CdA. It would be about 5 hours for her and about 2 hours for you. Nothing else really. Lewiston is about 2 hours for her and 5 for you but McCall is neater. Not much in between especially this time of year.

There is also a time change, not that it matters for drive time but many dont realize those of us in the Panhandle are on Pacific time while Boise is on Mountain time.

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2. Re: anything halfway between Coeur d'alene and Boise

Or, should she be adverse to driving the secondary 95 ... Baker City OR or Pendleton, on the I-84 offers a all-freway option ... carracar

Coeur d Alene, Idaho
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3. Re: anything halfway between Coeur d'alene and Boise

If you are looking for just a spot to meet up, I always liked Grangeville, ID, which is the town of any size closest to half way. Its not real big (3,000+ people) buts its the hub for the Camas Prairie and is in a very scenic location. About a 3.5 hour drive from Coeur d' Alene and 4 hour drive from Boise area. Number of restaurants rated here on TripAdvisor.

Twin Falls, Idaho
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4. Re: anything halfway between Coeur d'alene and Boise

I'm partial to Riggins, myself.

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5. Re: anything halfway between Coeur d'alene and Boise

Riggins maybe in summer but doesn't appeal to me in November!

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6. Re: anything halfway between Coeur d'alene and Boise

There are several quant little towns between Boise and Coeur d'Alene to choose from. A couple recommendations have been mentioned above. Riggins/Grangeville would be about the closest to the halfway mark.

Grangeville: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g35469-G…

Riggins: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g35586-R…

Cottonwood: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g35422-C…

Kamiah: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g35497-K…

Kooskia: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g35505-K…

Orofino: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g35558-O…

7. Re: anything halfway between Coeur d'alene and Boise

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