26 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & New York City Itinerary

26 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & New York City Itinerary

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26 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & New York City Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  18​h
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 8 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  25​h
Sydney

9
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 7th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, take in nature's colorful creations at The Japanese Garden, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel tool

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect Los Angeles to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Topanga State Park ©
Topanga State Park

7
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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at The Venetian, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas journey planner

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In March, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 21st (Wed), you'll travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

7
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: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planning website

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to New York City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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