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

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

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New York City
— 3 nights
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and Fifth Avenue. There's more to do: wander the streets of Times Square and get interesting insight from Circle Line Cruises.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City trip app.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. In May, New York City is somewhat warmer than Manchester - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

5
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.
The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Santa Monica State Beach and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological (in Murrieta). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and make a trip to Hollywood Sign.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles sightseeing tool.

Fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Los Angeles hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Musee Mecanique. Step out of the city life by going to Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Sacramento (California State Railroad Museum & Old Sacramento Waterfront), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Bodega Head (in Bodega Bay). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, get great views at Twin Peaks, and kick back and relax at Drakes Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco holiday planning website.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Sacramento, Drakes Beach, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Castello di Amorosa, Bodega Head
Highlights from your plan
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum