18 days in New York City, Caribbean & Los Angeles Itinerary

18 days in New York City, Caribbean & Los Angeles Itinerary

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18 days in New York City, Caribbean & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Dublin, Ireland
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
George Town, Cayman Islands
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
5
Los Angeles, United States
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Dublin, Ireland

4
nights
New York City, United States

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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, don't miss a visit to Times Square, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City travel route tool .

Dublin, Ireland to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Dublin to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Culebra.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
Culebra, Puerto Rico

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Culebra is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, outdoors, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Flamenco Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Brava Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Culebrita Lighthouse, and browse the collection at Culebra Public Library.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Culebra trip builder .

You can fly from New York City to Culebra in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Culebra hover around 37°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

2
nights
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo ©
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Primada de America and then make a trip to Zona Colonial. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Columbus Lighthouse (Faro A Colon), then contemplate the long history of Fortaleza Ozama, then explore the historical opulence of Alcazar de Colon, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at National Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Santo Domingo attractions site .

Fly from Culebra to Santo Domingo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and flight; or ride a ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcazar de Colon ©
Alcazar de Colon
Zona Colonial ©
Zona Colonial
Catedral Primada de America
Catedral Primada de America

2
nights
George Town, Cayman Islands

George Town ©
George Town is a city situated on Grand Cayman island of the Cayman Islands. On the 14th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Mile Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Stingray City Grand Cayman. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Hell Gift Store, then cool off at Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cayman Spirits Co. Distillery.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the George Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Santo Domingo to George Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Santo Domingo to George Town is minus 1 hour. September in George Town sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Grand Cayman, Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter, Seven Mile Beach
Highlights from your plan
Stingray City Grand Cayman ©
Stingray City Grand Cayman
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

6
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Disneyland Park, & more). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, examine the collection at Travel Town, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route planning site .

Traveling by flight from George Town to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Traveling from George Town to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from George Town in September since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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