36 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

36 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

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36 days in Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

Start: Seoul
train + Fly:  17​h
1
Los Angeles
— 17 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 16 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Seoul

17
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 Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more) and Montana Avenue (in Santa Monica). Pack the 27th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Seoul, South Korea to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Korea Standard Time (KST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 17 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Seoul in April, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

16
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.
Step out of New York City to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New York City. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in New York City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Bronx Zoo
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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