34 days in New York City, San Diego & Las Vegas Itinerary

34 days in New York City, San Diego & Las Vegas Itinerary

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New York City
— 8 nights
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San Diego
— 10 nights
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Las Vegas
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New York City

— 8 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and 9/11 Memorial. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, and go for a walk through The High Line.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

San Diego

— 10 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disney California Adventure Park and Balboa Park. Get out of town with these interesting San Diego side-trips: Anaheim (Downtown Disney District & Radiator Springs Racers) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip builder.

You can fly from New York City to San Diego in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in San Diego reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 15 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kids will enjoy Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Fountains of Bellagio. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Henderson (Clark County Heritage Museum & Green Valley Range), Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum) and Overton (Mouse's Tank & Valley of Fire State Park). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, and meet the residents at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Diego in January: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.