28 days in New York City, Miami & Los Angeles Itinerary

28 days in New York City, Miami & Los Angeles Itinerary

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28 days in New York City, Miami & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Townsville
Fly:  29​h
1
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Miami
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Townsville

7
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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.for plenty of shopping. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the New York City holiday site .

Townsville, Australia to New York City is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -15 hour difference. Traveling from Townsville in December, things will get much colder in New York City: highs are around 10°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

7
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lincoln Road and Espanola Way. Visit South Beach and 12th Street Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Miami's surroundings by going to Fort Lauderdale (Las Olas Beach & Fort Lauderdale Beach), Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood) and Everglades National Park (Shark Valley, Anhinga Trail, & more). Spend the 26th (Thu) airborne with a parasailing or paragliding tour. There's much more to do: shop like a local with Aventura Mall, take a stroll through Collins Avenue, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Miami online route maker .

Fly from New York City to Miami in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in December, things will get warmer in Miami: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Fort Lauderdale, Village of Merrick Park, Hollywood Beach
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley ©
Shark Valley
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

9
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Manhattan Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Royal Palms State Beach and Santa Monica State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Zuma Beach (in Malibu), Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade, Montana Avenue, & more) and Anaheim (The Disney Gallery, Oak Canyon Nature Center, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and admire all the interesting features of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

Start your trip to Los Angeles by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Miami to Los Angeles. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Miami in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Two Rodeo Drive, Zuma Beach, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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