46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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Phoenix
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San Diego
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Laguna Beach
— 2 nights
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Lake Powell
— 4 nights
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Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
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Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
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Roswell
— 1 night
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— Few hours
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Big Bend National Park
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 1 night
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Houston
— Few hours
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 3 nights
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Key West
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Miami
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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 13th (Thu), see where the action happens at Chase Field.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Phoenix tour itinerary maker.

Supai to Phoenix is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Supai in September; daily highs in Phoenix reach 43°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Chase Field ©
Chase Field

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego tour planner.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to San Diego takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to San Diego is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Phoenix in September, expect nights in San Diego to be a bit cooler, around 23°C, while days are colder, around 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Death Valley National Park.
Highlights from your plan
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument
Coronado Bridge ©
Coronado Bridge

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine and then make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park trip planner.

Getting from San Diego to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in September: highs in Death Valley National Park hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall, and hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online holiday planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): stroll through Moro Rock Trail, delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park tour builder site.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Laguna Beach.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

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Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach ©
Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. On the 21st (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Victoria Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then see the interesting displays at Mission San Juan Capistrano, then enjoy the sand and surf at Crystal Cove, and finally stroll around Heisler Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Laguna Beach planner.

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Laguna Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Laguna Beach are little chillier (33°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Laguna Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Heisler Park ©
Heisler Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Keys View, then see the interesting displays at World Famous Crochet Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of The River at Rancho Mirage, and finally steep yourself in history at Sunnylands Center & Gardens.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Laguna Beach to Joshua Tree National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Laguna Beach in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Joshua Tree National Park: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sunnylands Center & Gardens ©
Sunnylands Center & Gardens
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Zion National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along The Narrows, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, stroll through Angel's Landing, and take a memorable drive along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zion National Park trip maker site.

Drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Zion National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in September, you will find days in Zion National Park are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are colder (10°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Observation Point
Observation Point

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, hike along Navajo Loop Trail, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, and finally get great views at Inspiration Point.

Plan a Bryce Canyon National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 28th (Fri), stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Lake Powell

Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Explore Lake Powell's surroundings by going to Monument Valley (Wildcat Trail, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, &more), Glen Canyon Dam (in Tonalea Coconino County) and Navaho Code Talkers Exhibit (in Kayenta). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Paria Canyon Wilderness Area, take in breathtaking views at Marble Canyon, enjoy the sand and surf at Lone Rock Beach, and head outdoors with Northern Arizona Guide Service.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lake Powell trip maker site.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Powell in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Lake Powell: highs are around 35°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Horseback Riding Tours

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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park .

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Capitol Reef National Park road trip tool.

Getting from Lake Powell to Capitol Reef National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Lake Powell, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Capitol Reef National Park, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get great views at Grand View Point Overlook, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, then trek along White Rim Trail, and finally take in breathtaking views at Orange Cliffs Overlook.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Canyonlands National Park trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Canyonlands National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in October, with highs in Canyonlands National Park at 25°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook
Upheaval Dome ©
Upheaval Dome

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 5th (Fri), trek along Devils Garden Trailhead.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Arches National Park travel route planning app.

You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Arches National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Arches National Park can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 7th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House, then delve into the distant past at Balcony House, and then explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mesa Verde National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Mesa Verde National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Arches National Park in October, expect little chillier with lows of 1°C in Mesa Verde National Park. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Long House ©
Long House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve trip itinerary planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mesa Verde National Park to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, with lows of -3°C. You will leave for Roswell on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): do a tasting at Pecos Flavors Winery, look for gifts at Alien Zone Area 51, then see the interesting displays at International UFO Museum and Research Center, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Bottomless Lakes State Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Roswell trip itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Roswell. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in October: highs in Roswell hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 10°C. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Roswell

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bottomless Lakes State Park ©
Bottomless Lakes State Park
Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge ©
Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Roswell Museum & Art Center ©
Roswell Museum & Art Center

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): Head underground at Big Room.

You can plan Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Roswell to Carlsbad Caverns National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. October in Carlsbad Caverns National Park sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Big Room ©
Big Room

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Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park ©
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Hot Springs Historic District.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Big Bend National Park tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Big Bend National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Big Bend National Park is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park in October, with highs in Big Bend National Park at 36°C and lows at 20°C. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hot Springs Historic District ©
Hot Springs Historic District

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Big Bend National Park to San Antonio takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and then contemplate the long history of The Driskill.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Austin online vacation builder.

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Austin

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
The Driskill ©
The Driskill

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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall and then catch a live event at Minute Maid Park.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston travel route builder.

You can drive from Austin to Houston in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or fly. October in Houston sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Water Wall ©
Water Wall
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and finally stroll around New Orleans City Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans road trip tool.

You can drive from Houston to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Houston in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Gulf World Marine Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Panama City Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Shell Island, kick back and relax at St. Andrews State Park, learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally get your game on at WonderWorks.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Panama City Beach trip itinerary builder.

Getting from New Orleans to Panama City Beach by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Panama City Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in October, you will find days in Panama City Beach are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are a bit cooler (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 20th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Orlando online trip planner.

You can drive from Panama City Beach to Orlando in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Panama City Beach in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Orlando, with lows of 24°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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Key West

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the 23rd (Tue), look for gifts at Kermit's Key West Key Lime Shoppe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, make a trip to Southernmost Point, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House, and finally don't miss a visit to Duval Street.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Key West online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Orlando to Key West takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in October since evenings lows in Key West dip to 29°C. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

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Miami

Miami ©

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 26th (Fri), have fun at Lock & Load Miami and then see where the action happens at American Airlines Arena. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Fort Lauderdale Beach, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then get a taste of the local shopping with Village of Merrick Park, and finally browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Miami tour app.

Traveling by car from Key West to Miami takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
South Beach ©
South Beach
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