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

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

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1
New York City
— 4 nights
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at St. Patrick's Cathedral and Times Square. Relax by the water at Ponquogue Beach and Cupsogue Beach County Park. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to William Floyd Estate in Mastic Beach, about 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New York City tour planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ponquogue Beach, Cupsogue Beach County Park, William Floyd Estate
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
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.
On the 27th (Thu), take a stroll through El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, thenstroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

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Traveling by flight from New York City to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. In September in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica State Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castello di Amorosa and V. Sattui Winery. Change things up with a short trip to Waddell Beach in Santa Cruz (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: get great views at Twin Peaks, stroll around Point Isabel, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rodeo Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Waddell Beach, V. Sattui Winery, Point Isabel, Castello di Amorosa, Rodeo Beach
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Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
V. Sattui Winery ©
V. Sattui Winery

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