24 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

24 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

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24 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Los Angeles
— 12 nights
Fly:  9 h
2
New York City
— 8 nights
Bus + Fly:  26 h
End: Melbourne

12
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 Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 4th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, engage your brain at California Science Center, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Traveling from Melbourne in January, expect Los Angeles to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

8
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get your game on at The Rink at Rockefeller Center, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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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. In January, New York City is much colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) 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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