26 days in Los Angeles, Kentucky & New York City Itinerary

26 days in Los Angeles, Kentucky & New York City Itinerary

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26 days in Los Angeles, Kentucky & New York City Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Park City
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
3
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Horse Cave
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Frankfort
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

7
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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Downtown Disney, & more). Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and admire all the interesting features of Staples Center.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Los Angeles is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -11 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

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

1
day
Park City

Park City ©
Park City is a home rule-class city in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. You've now added Diamond Caverns to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): don't miss a visit to 212 on the Main, contemplate the long history of Fort Williams, and then Head underground at Diamond Caverns.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Park City tour itinerary planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Los Angeles to Park City. Traveling from Los Angeles to Park City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: highs in Park City hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glasgow
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Diamond Caverns ©
Diamond Caverns

3
nights
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Cave National Park trip itinerary planning website .

Mammoth Cave National Park is just a stone's throw from Park City. In December in Mammoth Cave National Park, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 1st (Tue), you're off toHorse Cave.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

2
nights
Horse Cave

Horse Cave ©
Horse Cave is a home rule-class city in Hart County, Kentucky, United States. Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Tue), examine the collection at Dinosaur World, then Head underground at Onyx Cave, then stroll through Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, and finally get lost in a book at The Book Store. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, then Head underground at Cub Run Cave, and then see the interesting displays at Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum.

To plan Horse Cave vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Horse Cave is very close to Mammoth Cave National Park. In December, daily temperatures in Horse Cave can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Frankfort.

Things to do in Horse Cave

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cave City, Cub Run Cave, Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park
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Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo ©
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo
Dinosaur World ©
Dinosaur World
Onyx Cave ©
Onyx Cave

2
nights
Frankfort

Frankfort ©
Frankfort is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the seat of Franklin County. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Daniel Boone's Grave, then relax in the rural setting at Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Woodford Reserve Distillery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Salato Wildlife Education Center. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Buffalo Trace Distillery, steep yourself in history at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, and then see the interesting displays at The Great American Dollhouse Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Frankfort itinerary planner.

Drive from Horse Cave to Frankfort in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Horse Cave to Frankfort is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Frankfort

Breweries & Distilleries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, The Great American Dollhouse Museum, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Woodford Reserve Distillery
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Buffalo Trace Distillery ©
Buffalo Trace Distillery
The Great American Dollhouse Museum ©
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm ©
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm

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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art will thrill your kids. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Frankfort to New York City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In January in New York City, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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