15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner
Make it your trip
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
San Antonio
— 3 nights
— 1 night
Drive to Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Fly to Tamiami


Miami — 1 night

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, visit Espanola Way, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and finally take a stroll through Collins Avenue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami road trip planning website.

Tamiami to Miami is an approximately half hour car ride. In October, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Sedona.
Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks · Museums
Side Trip

Sedona — 2 nights

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see Off-Road Tours, and then admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sedona trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Sedona takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Miami to Sedona due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Miami in October: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 77°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lake Powell.
Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours · Historic Sites

Lake Powell — 1 night

Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
On the 19th (Tue), hike along Rainbow Bridge Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Ticaboo Canyon.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lake Powell online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Lake Powell takes 7 hours. October in Lake Powell sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Las Vegas.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Las Vegas — 4 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Lake Powell to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or drive. Traveling from Lake Powell to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Lake Powell - with highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to South Lake Tahoe.
Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Side Trip

South Lake Tahoe — 2 nights

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): hike along Mt. Tallac Trail and then savor the flavors at Wine Tours From Tahoe. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rubicon Trail.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe trip builder tool.

Fly from Las Vegas to South Lake Tahoe in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in South Lake Tahoe hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to San Antonio.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
Side Trip

San Antonio — 3 nights

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Get out of town with these interesting San Antonio side-trips: Austin (Bullock Texas State History Museum, Texas State Capitol, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at The San Antonio River Walk, appreciate the extensive heritage of La Villita Historic Arts Village, steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip planner.

Fly from South Lake Tahoe to San Antonio in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in October, things will get warmer in San Antonio: highs are around 87°F and lows about 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Paige.
Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
Side Trip

Paige — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): bet on your favorite at Cotton Bowl Speedway.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Paige trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Antonio to Paige in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in October, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Highlights from your trip

United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

Ski Areas · Zipline · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.