25 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

25 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 11 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
2
New York City
— 12 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Los Angeles

11
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, &more) and Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign (in Santa Monica). Pack the 21st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles attractions planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. December in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

12
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 much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to New York City is 3 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in New York City: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 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 ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

Similar Plans

27 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 26 days in United States BY A USER FROM BELGIUM September, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 28 days in United States BY A USER FROM FRANCE August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 28 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM GERMANY May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 29 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems Preferences: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 33 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND January, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 27 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 27 days in United States BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, teens, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 26 days in Los Angeles & Pasadena BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA January, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: January, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 24 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND April, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans