39 days in New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

39 days in New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

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39 days in New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
New York City
— 18 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 17 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Dammam

18
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.
Get some cultural insight at 9/11 Memorial and Hamilton Grange National Memorial. Take a break from the city and head to East River Waterfront Esplanade and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park (in Basking Ridge), Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville) and Cloverdale Farm County Park (in Barnegat). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Times Square, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New York City itinerary tool .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dammam to New York City is minus 8 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dammam in November; daily highs in New York City reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Philadelphia, Cloverdale Farm County Park, Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Quogue Wildlife Refuge, Salt Marsh Nature Center
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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.
Visit Will Rogers State Historic Park and Bridge To Nowhere for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Temescal Gateway Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Angeles National Forest (in Arcadia), Mt Baldy Road (in Mount Baldy) and Anaheim (Anaheim Hills Golf Course, Oak Canyon Nature Center, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, take in the awesome beauty at Santa Monica Mountains, and get some jogging in at Nike Missile Control Site.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles attractions planner.

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. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in December, you will find days in Los Angeles are warmer (24°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Newport Beach, The Huntington Desert Garden, Running Horse Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Topanga State Park ©
Topanga State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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