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

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

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

Start: Tromso, Norway
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly + Bus:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 7 nights
Bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Tromso, Norway

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 28th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Los Angeles holiday planner.

Tromso, Norway to Los Angeles is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Tromso in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of San Francisco to go to Mill Valley and see Muir Woods National Monument, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Spend the 5th (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco road trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

7
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.
Step out of New York City to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New York City journey planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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