15 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & New York City Itinerary

15 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & New York City Itinerary

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15 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & New York City Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + foot:  8​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

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.
Get some cultural insight at Getty Center The Publications and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Head to The Grove and Bergamot Stationfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market & Montana Avenue) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). The adventure continues: stop by Amoeba Music, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, examine the collection at Hollyhock House, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. In April in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Grand Canal Shoppes and Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and stop by Barneys New York.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You'll set off for New York City on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

5
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art. Head to Fifth Avenue and Strand Bookstorefor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, stop by Tiffany & Co., and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Las Vegas to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect New York City to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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