22 days in California, Miami & New York City Itinerary

22 days in California, Miami & New York City Itinerary

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22 days in California, Miami & New York City Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and don't miss a visit to Book Passage.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planning site .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in March, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

4
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Mono Pass Trail, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 13°C, while lows dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March, Los Angeles is warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego journey planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

2
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Miami side-trips: Everglades National Park (Anhinga Trail, Gumbo Limbo Trail, & more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum, stroll the grounds of Charlotte Jane Memorial Park Cemetary, and get a taste of the local shopping with Village of Merrick Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Miami journey planner .

You can fly from San Diego to Miami in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Diego to Miami due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Diego in March; daily highs in Miami reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Coral Gables
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

5
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: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, and explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Miami to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Miami in March, with highs in New York City at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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