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

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

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

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 11 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Foot:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

11
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.
Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Hermosa Beach Pier. Get in touch with nature at Santa Monica Mountains and Santa Monica Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Anaheim Farmer's Market & Disneyland Park) and Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market, Montana Avenue, & more). Pack the 14th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, hunt for treasures at Flower Market, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and stop by Hollywood & Highland.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip maker website .

Helsinki, Finland to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Helsinki to Los Angeles is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Helsinki in May, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Hermosa Beach Pier, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Bergamot Station ©
Bergamot Station
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

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Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in May; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 36°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Gateway National Recreation and Central Park Zoo. For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Kalustyan's. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, shop like a local with Shopping Girlfriend NYC, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to New York City is 3 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, things will get slightly colder in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Gateway National Recreation, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
Times Square ©
Times Square

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