8 days in New York City, Los Angeles & Hawaii Itinerary

8 days in New York City, Los Angeles & Hawaii Itinerary

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New York City
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, go for a walk through Central Park, get great views at Top of the Rock, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip builder site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New York City. December in New York City sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Must see
Central Park
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): make a trip to Santa Monica Pier and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Bergamot Station, examine the collection at The Getty Center, then take a memorable drive along Mulholland Drive, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

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Getting from New York City to Los Angeles by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in December, you will find days in Los Angeles are much warmer (69°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (49°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
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Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Head State Monument, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, then pause for some photo ops at USS Arizona Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at King Kamehameha Statue. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get a bit warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 82°F and lows about 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Scenic Walking Area
Diamond Head State Monument
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