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

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

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

Start: Perth
Fly + bus:  28​h
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Perth

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planning app .

Perth, Australia to New York City is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Perth to New York City. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Perth in January, with highs in New York City at 5°C and lows at -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

3
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Dallas is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the landscape on two wheels at Local Hub Bicycle Co., examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, make a trip to Reverchon Park, and tee off at Stevens Park Golf Course.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from New York City to Dallas in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Dallas is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Dallas reach 16°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Local Hub Bicycle Co. ©
Local Hub Bicycle Co.
Reverchon Park ©
Reverchon Park

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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, childrens museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tolerance.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dallas in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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