35 days in New York State, West Coast & Alaska Itinerary

35 days in New York State, West Coast & Alaska Itinerary

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35 days in New York State, West Coast & Alaska Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  25​h
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Homer
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Anchorage
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Kuala Lumpur


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6
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and wander the streets of Times Square.

Discover how to plan a New York City trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to New York City is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, examine the collection at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and have fun and explore at Travel Town.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel route builder site .

You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in November, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

5
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Mariposa Grove, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online attractions planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 14°C and lows reach -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder website .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in November: highs in San Francisco hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Battery Spencer
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

4
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Step out of Seattle to go to Langley and see Whidbey Island Distillery, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, make a trip to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, get some jogging in at Discovery Park, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seattle online vacation planner .

Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 13°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Homer.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Bellevue Botanical Garden, Whidbey Island Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Whidbey Island Distillery ©
Whidbey Island Distillery
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

2
nights
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. On the 27th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get a new perspective on nature at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, then explore the world behind art at Bunnell Street Arts Center, and finally examine the collection at Pratt Museum. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Homer Spit and then admire the majestic nature at Kachemak Bay State Park.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Homer road trip planning tool .

Fly from Seattle to Homer in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in November; daily highs in Homer reach 4°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Homer

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kachemak Bay State Park ©
Kachemak Bay State Park
Photography Tours

5
nights
Anchorage

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Spend the 29th (Sun) on the rails with a train tour. Make the 3rd (Thu) an awe-inspiring day at Chugach State Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, get engrossed in the history at Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, and contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Anchorage day trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Homer to Anchorage in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In November, Anchorage is little chillier than Homer - with highs of -1°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Seward Hwy
Highlights from your plan
Rail Tours
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

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