16 days in New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

16 days in New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

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New York City
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New York City

— 6 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, walk around The High Line, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary builder website.

Shanghai, China to New York City is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Shanghai to New York City. Traveling from Shanghai in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in New York City, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Los Angeles

— 8 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica), Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Downtown Disney District, &more) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Next up on the itinerary: let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Bay Bicycle Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and walk around Greystone Mansion and Park.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. September in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips