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

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

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

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly:  9​h
3
Los Angeles
— 12 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Golden Gate Park and San Francisco Bay. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley), Calistoga (Storybook Mountain Vineyards & Castello di Amorosa) and V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena). Dedicate the 14th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, admire the striking features of Coit Tower, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

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Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in February: highs in San Francisco hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Calistoga, Muir Woods National Monument, V. Sattui Winery
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Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Wine Tours & Tastings

8
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and New York Public Library. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, and explore and take pictures at Madison Square Garden.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New York City road trip tool .

Getting from San Francisco to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in February: high temperatures in New York City hover around 8°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Food Tours
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

12
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Disney California Adventure Park and Carpinteria State Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Laguna Beach (in Laguna Beach), Oceanside Pier (in Oceanside) and Oxnard (Oxnard Beach Park & Rancho Ventavo Cellars). Pack the 1st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Have a day of magic on the 3rd (Sat) at Disneyland Park. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Seaside Gardens, stop by Bart's Books, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, and discover the magic at Downtown Disney.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour itinerary site .

You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in February, expect Los Angeles to be warmer, temps between 25°C and 12°C. You will leave for home on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Carpinteria, Ojai, Oxnard, Oceanside Pier
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Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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