25 days in Los Angeles, New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

25 days in Los Angeles, New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

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25 days in Los Angeles, New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 14 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h
End: Sydney

14
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nicholas Canyon Beach and Santa Monica State Beach. Explore hidden gems such as El Pescador State Beach and Canine Creek Dog Wash & Pet Boutique. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Oceanside (Oceanside Pier & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Tehachapi (Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum & Tangleweed Farm) and San Juan Capistrano (Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano & Mission San Juan Capistrano). Have a day of magic on the 18th (Thu) at Disneyland Park. Have a day of magic on the 20th (Sat) at Disney California Adventure Park. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, browse the different shops at The Grove, and get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker .

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. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Malibu, Temecula, Tehachapi, Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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.
Visiting Bushkill Falls and 8th Ave Jetty will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at DM Weil Gallery and Main Avenue Galleria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville), Black Creek Preserve (in Esopus) and Cragsmoor (Ice Caves and Verkeerderkill Falls Trail Hike & Sam's Point Preserve). The adventure continues: stroll through Island Beach State Park, delve into the lush surroundings at Cornelia & Florence Bridge Nature Preserve, stop by Country Kettle, and hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New York City. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cragsmoor, DM Weil Gallery, Cornelia & Florence Bridge Nature Preserve, Island Beach State Park, Main Avenue Galleria
Highlights from your plan
Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
Black Creek Preserve ©
Black Creek Preserve

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): look for gifts at Boutique du Vampyre, then take a stroll through Frenchmen Street, then wander the streets of Royal Street, and finally take a stroll through Garden District. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then get outside with Ultimate Swamp Adventures.

To see maps and more tourist information, read New Orleans trip builder site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
Ultimate Swamp Adventures ©
Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Garden District ©
Garden District

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