16 days in New York City, Miami Beach & Los Angeles Itinerary

16 days in New York City, Miami Beach & Los Angeles Itinerary

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16 days in New York City, Miami Beach & Los Angeles Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
New York City
— 5 nights
+3
bus + Fly + tram + bus:  5​h 45​min
Miami Beach
— 5 nights
bus + tram + Fly:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
London

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.
Do your shopping at Fifth Avenue and Strand Bookstore. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Times Square, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the New York City road trip planner .

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. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Parks Museums
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Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
Times Square ©
Times Square
Tiffany & Co. ©
Tiffany & Co.

4
days
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Escape the urban bustle at Shark Valley and Fort Lauderdale Beach. Shop till you drop at Lincoln Road and Bayside Marketplace. Explore Miami Beach's surroundings by going to Aventura Mall (in Aventura) and Everglades National Park (Gumbo Limbo Trail & Anhinga Trail). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at South Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haulover Beach Park, wander the streets of Art Deco Historic District, and shop like a local with Collins Avenue.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami Beach trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and tram from New York City to Miami Beach takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in April; daily highs in Miami Beach reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Haulover Beach Park, Bayside Marketplace, Aventura Mall, Fort Lauderdale Beach
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Manhattan Beach. Shop till you drop at Bergamot Station and The Last Bookstore. Change things up with a short trip to Hermosa Beach Pier in Hermosa Beach (about 38 minutes away). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Will Rogers State Beach, pause for some photo ops at Guitar Center, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Miami Beach in April, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier
Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach

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