14 days in New York City, Texas & California Itinerary

14 days in New York City, Texas & California Itinerary

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14 days in New York City, Texas & California Itinerary

Dubai
Fly:  15​h 45​min
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly + train:  5​h
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h
Dubai

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City planning app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in April, things will get much colder in New York City: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Dallas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
day
Dallas

Dallas
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Klyde Warren Park and then don't miss a visit to Top O' Hill Terrace.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dallas journey planning site .

Fly from New York City to Dallas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Dallas is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in April, with highs in Dallas at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Top O' Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Klyde Warren Park
Klyde Warren Park
Top O' Hill Terrace
Top O' Hill Terrace

4
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory make great kid-friendly stops. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, approximately 40 minutes away. Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Dallas to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dallas to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, make a trip to Lombard Street, stroll through Golden Gate Park, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco road trip app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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