15 days in New York City, Las Vegas & California Itinerary

15 days in New York City, Las Vegas & California Itinerary

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15 days in New York City, Las Vegas & California Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​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 get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City day trip app .

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. Traveling from London to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 21°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

4
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
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 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Las Vegas takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in Las Vegas at 46°C and lows at 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, wander the streets of SoMa, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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