50 days in New York City, Tampa & Los Angeles Itinerary

50 days in New York City, Tampa & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to New York City
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New York City
— 14 nights
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Tampa
— 18 nights
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Los Angeles
— 16 nights
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New York City — 14 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt & Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue, admire the landmark architecture of The Oculus, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City road trip app.

Exeter, UK to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can fly to Tampa.
Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours · Shopping
Side Trips

Tampa — 18 nights

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Treasure Island Beach and Fred Howard Park. You'll get in some beach time at Crescent Beach and Honeymoon Island State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampa: St. Pete Beach (Pass-a-Grille Beach, Florida & St. Pete Beach), Anna Maria (Body & Sol Spa and Wellness & Bean Point) and Sunset Vista Trailhead Park (in Treasure Island). There's lots more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, explore the world behind art at The Dali Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Tampa Riverwalk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Robinson Nature Preserve.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tampa trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Tampa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, Tampa is much hotter than New York City - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Los Angeles.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trips

Los Angeles — 16 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
We've included these beaches for you: Santa Monica State Beach and 1,000 Steps Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and Indian Canyons. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Oceanside), Santa Barbara (Jaffurs Wine Cellars & Santa Barbara County Courthouse) and Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, take a stroll through Old Town Temecula, and learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa Museum.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip app.

You can fly from Tampa to Los Angeles in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Tampa to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Side Trips