60 days in Los Angeles, New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

60 days in Los Angeles, New York City & New Orleans Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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New York City
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New Orleans
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Getty Center and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Santa Monica State Beach and Pyramid Lake Recreation Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Ocean Avenue (in Santa Monica), Malibu (Topanga Beach, The Getty Villa, &more) and Palm Springs (Village Green Heritage Center, Palm Springs Air Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get advice or help at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, visit Carlsbad Village, and kick back and relax at South Carlsbad State Beach.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles online journey planner.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Christchurch to Los Angeles, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Christchurch in October, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

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New York City

New York City ©

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 9/11 Memorial and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Jones Beach State Park and Lido Beach. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Power Line Trail (in Horsham), Philadelphia (Rodin Museum, Eastern State Penitentiary, &more) and Railroad Park (in Yorktown Heights). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, examine the collection at New York Public Library, contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to New York City by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Louis Cathedral and Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Garden District and The Myrtles Plantation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie) and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, wander the streets of Royal Street, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and get outside with Ultimate Swamp Adventures.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Orleans tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to New Orleans takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to New Orleans. When traveling from New York City in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

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