6 days in New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

6 days in New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

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6 days in New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

New York City
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  9​h
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  9​h
New York City

3
days
New York City

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island will appeal to museum buffs. Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Sandy Hook to see Gateway National Recreation about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and make a trip to Times Square.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New York City tour planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to New York City. In January, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 41°F, while at night they dip to 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial

2
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 4th (Thu), wander the streets of El Pueblo de Los Angeles and then Head underground at Bronson Caves. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from New York City to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 70°F and lows reach 49°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
Getty Center The Publications
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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