15 days in California & New York City Itinerary

15 days in California & New York City Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
4
New York City
— 6 nights

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 list of things to see and do now includes Beverly Hills Tours, FIGat7th, The Broad, and other attractions. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hollywood Walk of Fame and Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

1
night
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
You've added Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, Glacier Point, Sentinel Dome, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 26th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, thenhike along Cooks Meadow Loop, thentrek along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, and finally make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park attractions planner.

Take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are colder with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grace Cathedral, City Lights Booksellers, Lombard Street, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, look for gifts at City Lights Booksellers, go for a walk through Lombard Street, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Cityscape. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, shop like a local with Ghirardelli Square, and then don't miss a visit to Alamo Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Union Square ©
Union Square

6
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Mills at Jersey Gardens, Greenwich Village, Brooklyn Bridge, and other attractions you added. Visit Brooklyn Heights Promenade and 9/11 Memorial for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as SoHo and Washington Square Park. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, and stop by Times Square.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City route planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Brooklyn, The Mills at Jersey Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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