23 days in San Francisco, New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

23 days in San Francisco, New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  8 h 45 min
2
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
3
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Brisbane

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 2nd (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see maps and more tourist information, read San Francisco holiday builder tool.

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Brisbane in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

6
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Central Park, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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

Getting from San Francisco to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in September, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

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
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

7
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 13th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, catch a live event at Dodger Stadium, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and enjoy some diversion at California Science Center.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Los Angeles using our trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Los Angeles by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 19:
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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