27 days in New York City, San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

27 days in New York City, San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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New York City
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and Gagosian Gallery. Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at New York Public Library, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and stop by FAO Schwarz.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

Barcelona, Spain to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, visit SoMa, and wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco attractions planning app.

Getting from New York City to San Francisco by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Hammer Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market, Santa Monica Place, &more) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 15th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, get a taste of the local shopping with Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and take in the exciting artwork at Annenberg Space for Photography.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

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