22 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

22 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

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22 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

Amsterdam
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 12 nights
train + Fly:  9​h
New York City
— 8 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
Amsterdam

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Santa Monica Farmers Market) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, explore and take pictures at STAPLES Center, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Los Angeles is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Amsterdam in October, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

8
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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 sightseeing, museums, nightlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City travel planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in New York City at 23°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours

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

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