30 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

30 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

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30 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

Stockholm
Fly + subway:  13​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 13 nights
train + Fly:  9​h
New York City
— 13 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Stockholm

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 1st (Thu), wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): shop like a local with Union Square, then explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online tour planner

Stockholm, Sweden to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Stockholm to San Francisco. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in February, with highs in San Francisco at 19°C and lows at 10°C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

13
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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Manhattan Beach. Get outdoors at Santa Monica Mountains and Hermosa Beach Pier. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Montana Avenue, Santa Monica Farmers Market, & more) and Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Anaheim Farmers Market). Pack the 10th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Will Rogers State Beach, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary site

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in February: highs in Los Angeles hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach, Two Rodeo
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier

13
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Gateway National Recreation and Quogue Wildlife Refuge. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fifth Avenue and American Museum of Natural History. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx), Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue) and Ponquogue Beach (in Hampton Bays). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Times Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, look for all kinds of wild species at Bayard Cutting Arboretum, and contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip maker website

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to New York City is 3 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in February, expect New York City to be colder, temps between 8°C and -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Teatown Lake Reservation, Gateway National Recreation, Bronx Zoo, Fire Island National Seashore
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Gateway National Recreation ©
Gateway National Recreation
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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