18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
flight:  23​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Met Cloisters and New York Public Library. For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Chelsea Market. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to New York City is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to New York City is minus 13 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 10°C and lows are around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, then examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, and then shop like a local with The Strip. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas attractions planner.

You can fly from New York City to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Las Vegas. Traveling from New York City in December, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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The Strip ©
The Strip
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms

4
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.
Head to Annenberg Space for Photography and La La Landfor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Bay, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and get curious at California Science Center.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online vacation planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum will thrill your kids. Let the collections at Walt Disney Family Museum and Legion of Honor capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online itinerary planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum

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