1 day in New York City & California Itinerary

1 day in New York City & California Itinerary

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New York City
San Diego


New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary builder site.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 24th (Mon), you're off to San Diego.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

San Diego

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego visit planner.

Getting from New York City to San Diego by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 19°C. On the 24th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

California travel guide

Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.