15 days in New York City, New Orleans & Los Angeles Itinerary

15 days in New York City, New Orleans & Los Angeles Itinerary

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15 days in New York City, New Orleans & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Bus:  11​h
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Manchester

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Fifth Avenue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Museum-lovers will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and American Museum of Natural History. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City travel itinerary creator.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In October, New York City is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

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

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Keep things going the next day: stop by Faulkner House Books, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans travel planner.

Fly from New York City to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to New Orleans. Traveling from New York City in October, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Getty Center The Publications and La Brea Tar Pits & Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Bergamot Station and The Grove. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and hunt for treasures at Melrose Trading Post.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©

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