23 days in West Coast & New York City Itinerary

23 days in West Coast & New York City Itinerary

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23 days in West Coast & New York City Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Portland
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
+3
bus + Fly + foot + train:  12​h 15​min
End: Bristol

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, explore and take pictures at Safeco Field, and take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Seattle road trip planner.

Bristol, UK to Seattle is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

7
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil), Astoria Column (in Astoria) and Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach & Haystack Rock). Dedicate the 1st (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: stop by Powell's City of Books, tour the pleasant surroundings at Oregon Zoo, examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, and contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Portland attractions app .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Portland sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Multnomah Falls, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Astoria Column
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Timbers ©
Portland Timbers

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 5th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Portland to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Portland in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel to New York City.

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
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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: explore and take pictures at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip maker tool .

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 difference when traveling from Los Angeles to New York City is 3 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in New York City are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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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