8 days in New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

8 days in New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

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8 days in New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London


3
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: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and admire all the interesting features of The High Line.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from London in October, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

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

2
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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 12th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, and get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles holiday 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. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

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