8 days in New York City & Las Vegas Itinerary

8 days in New York City & Las Vegas Itinerary

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8 days in New York City & Las Vegas Itinerary

Edinburgh
Fly + bus:  11​h
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + bus + train:  14​h 30​min
Edinburgh

3
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 some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Patrick's Cathedral. 9/11 Memorial and Trinity Church will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Central Park, get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City sightseeing planning app .

Edinburgh, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains and then listen to music at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Barneys New York, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes, then get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online vacation planner .

Getting from New York City to Las Vegas by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in December, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Nature
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Grand Canal Shoppes ©
The Grand Canal Shoppes

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