12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  9​h
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h
London

5
days
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 Flatiron Building, Chrysler Building and Staten Island Ferry. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, don't miss a visit to Grand central terminal, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to New York City is minus 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in May; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Transportation

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Top of the Rock Observation Deck ©

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hollywood Sign, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood and Madame Tussauds Hollywood. Pack the 14th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from New York City to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier

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