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

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

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

Start: Porto Alegre
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Porto Alegre

5
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Speed Boats Tours and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt in Hyde Park (about 1h 50 min away). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Greenwich Village, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, get a taste of the local shopping with SoHo, and don't miss a visit to Times Square.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip builder tool .

Porto Alegre, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto Alegre to New York City is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Porto Alegre in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in New York City, with highs around 35°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Brooklyn
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Castello di Amorosa. Get outdoors at Muir Woods National Monument and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Patrick Amiot (in Sebastopol). The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Presidio of San Francisco.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Patrick Amiot, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Marin Headlands, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): examine the collection at The Getty Center, then admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, then don't miss a visit to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and finally take a stroll through Montana Avenue. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Two Rodeo Drive, get advice or help at Annenberg Community Beach House, then look for gifts at Amoeba Music, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary app .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita

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