22 days in Los Angeles, New York City & Chicago Itinerary

22 days in Los Angeles, New York City & Chicago Itinerary

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22 days in Los Angeles, New York City & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h
2
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Sydney

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 3rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the natural beauty at The Japanese Garden, explore and take pictures at Staples Center, and enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach.

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Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In May in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New York City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Chicago travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oak Park
Highlights from your plan
Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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