16 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

16 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Abu Dhabi
Bus + Fly:  17 h
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Subway:  5 h 30 min
2
New York City
— 8 nights
+3
Subway + Train + Fly + Bus:  17 h 45 min
End: Abu Dhabi

6
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.
Universal Studios Hollywood has been added to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to March Field Air Museum in Riverside, about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, get curious at California Science Center, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Los Angeles is an approximately 21- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 12 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Abu Dhabi in April: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, March Field Air Museum, Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum

8
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and The Met Cloisters. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Philadelphia Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Hyde Park (Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site & Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt) and Philadelphia (Eastern State Penitentiary & Rocky Statue). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), visit Greenwich Village, and shop like a local with SoHo.

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Traveling by combination of flight, train, and subway from Los Angeles to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New York City. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Philadelphia, Hyde Park, Brooklyn
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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