19 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

19 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

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19 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

Start: Lahore
Fly:  26​h
1
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Lahore

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fort Funston National Park and Bodega Dunes. Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing) and Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, identify plant and animal life at Safari West, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baker Beach, and wander the streets of SoMa.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online route planner .

Lahore, Pakistan to San Francisco is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lahore to San Francisco is minus 13 hours. In August, San Francisco is colder than Lahore - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Napa, Bodega Dunes, Marin Headlands, Sonoma Coast State Beach, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Get outdoors at Santa Monica Mountains and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Oak Canyon Nature Center, & more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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.
Get some cultural insight at Times Square and 9/11 Memorial. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ellis Island and Times Square Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Lido Beach (in Lido Beach), Cupsogue Beach County Park (in Westhampton Beach) and Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach (in Stony Brook). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, make a trip to Central Park, identify plant and animal life at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New York City. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Great Neck Steppingstone Park, Point Lookout Beach, Sasko Beach, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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