16 days in New York City, Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

16 days in New York City, Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

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16 days in New York City, Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Bus:  11​h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. The adventure continues: make a trip to Times Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and kick back and relax at Long Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New York City trip generator.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in April, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
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.
El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Angelino Heights Historic Area are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Cabrillo Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Zuma Beach (in Malibu), Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Will Rogers State Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Beach, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, and catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in April; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Zuma Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at The Venetian, have fun at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel, and examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip generator.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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