8 days in New York City, Las Vegas & Los Angeles Itinerary

8 days in New York City, Las Vegas & Los Angeles Itinerary

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8 days in New York City, Las Vegas & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 3 nights
foot + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
End: Los Angeles

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Broadway. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, take a stroll through Times Square, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New York City vacation planner.

If you are flying in from Poland, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon by One Day Tours as well as Hoover Dam. On the 23rd (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: catch all the local highlights with Grand Canyon by One Day Tours, admire the engineering at Hoover Dam, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally shop like a local with The Strip.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in August, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 45°C and 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood and then make a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Walt Disney Concert Hall, engage your brain at California Science Center, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and finally make a trip to Hollywood Sign.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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