11 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

11 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

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11 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  27​h
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
foot + Fly:  25​h
End: Colombo

4
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Griffith Observatory as well as Museum of Illusions. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Downtown Disney in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For ratings and tourist information, read our Los Angeles route builder website .

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Los Angeles is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. While traveling from Colombo, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary website .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to New York City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Diego to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in December, expect nights in New York City to be slightly colder, around 2°C, while days are colder, around 10°C. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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