13 days in New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

13 days in New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

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13 days in New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly + train:  9​h
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h
London

5
days
New York City

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City online itinerary builder

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to New York City is minus 5 hours. In December, daytime highs in New York City are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

5
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 29th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, and admire all the interesting features of STAPLES Center.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles holiday planner

Do a combination of flight and train from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles. In December, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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