18 days in Miami, New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

18 days in Miami, New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

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18 days in Miami, New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Miami
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Santiago

5
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Wynwood Walls and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fort Lauderdale Beach and Anhinga Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Miami side-trips: Palm Beach (Sea Gull Cottage & Henry Morrison Flagler Museum), Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens (in Delray Beach) and Loggerhead Marinelife Center (in Juno Beach). Spend the 29th (Sun) exploring nature at Everglades National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hollywood Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Las Olas Beach, examine the collection at Homestead Historic Town Hall Museum, and take a leisurely stroll along Miami Beach Boardwalk.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Miami trip maker app .

Santiago, Chile to Miami is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Chile Time (CLT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach, Palm Beach, Stonewall Gallery National Museum & Archives, Homestead Historic Town Hall Museum
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Wynwood Walls ©
Wynwood Walls
Henry Morrison Flagler Museum ©
Henry Morrison Flagler Museum
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens ©

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.
You'll explore and learn at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and 9/11 Memorial. Step off the beaten path and head to Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. Step out of New York City to go to Hyde Park and see Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and take a stroll through Washington Square Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read New York City driving holiday website .

Fly from Miami to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Miami in September, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Brooklyn
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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.
Mission San Juan Capistrano and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Huntington Beach Pier (in Huntington Beach), Temecula (Old Town Temecula & Wine Tours & Tastings) and The Getty Villa (in Malibu). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa BB-61, take a leisurely stroll along San Clemente Pier, explore the galleries of Hollyhock House, and admire the masterpieces at Pacific Asia Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation maker .

You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles. When traveling from New York City in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Temecula, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, The Getty Villa, Mission San Juan Capistrano
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Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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