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

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

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

Start: Sydney
Fly:  20​h
1
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h
3
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Neon Museum. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, have fun at The Little Vegas Chapel, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Las Vegas. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 36°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

7
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.
Popular historic sites such as El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier are in your itinerary. Visiting Will Rogers State Beach and Santa Monica State Beach will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Zuma Beach (in Malibu), Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Montana Avenue (in Santa Monica). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, get engrossed in the history at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Del Rey Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles travel planning app .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Zuma Beach, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, take a stroll through Carnegie Hill, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary maker site .

Fly from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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