60 days in California & New York City Itinerary

60 days in California & New York City Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 7 nights
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Palm Springs
— 6 nights
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New York City
— 13 nights
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San Diego
— 7 nights
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St. Helena
— 5 nights
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Truckee
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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San Francisco
— 8 nights
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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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, Disneyland Park, &more). Pack the 3rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation maker site.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect Los Angeles to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

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Disneyland Park ©
Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
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Disney Park / Activity
Disney California Adventure Park
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Palm Springs

Venture out of the city with trips to Joshua Tree National Park (Joshua Tree Ranch, Eureka Peak, &more), Joshua Tree National Park (in Joshua Tree) and California Overland Desert Excursions (in Borrego Springs).

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Palm Springs trip maker app.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Palm Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in February, you will find days in Palm Springs are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Escape Room Palm Springs ©
Room Escape Game
Escape Room Palm Springs
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Just Escape in Massapequa (about 54 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Times Square, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial.

To see maps and other tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Palm Springs to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Palm Springs to New York City is 3 hours. Traveling from Palm Springs in February, things will get much colder in New York City: highs are around 9°C and lows about -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Must see
Central Park
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San Diego

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Get out of town with these interesting San Diego side-trips: Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas) and Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine). Spend the 5th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Mingei International Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, and take in nature's colorful creations at Balboa Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Diego holiday planner.

Getting from New York City to San Diego by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from New York City in February; daily highs in San Diego reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Theme Parks

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Balboa Park ©
Playground
Balboa Park
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St. Helena

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Helena: Sonoma (Sonoma Barracks & Lachryma Montis), Spas (in Napa) and Jack London State Historic Park (in Glen Ellen). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides, do a tasting at VGS Chateau Potelle, get a taste of life in the country at Long Meadow Ranch - Rutherford Estate, and take in nature's colorful creations at Round Pond Estate.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Helena trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to St. Helena takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in St. Helena, with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Truckee.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

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Jack London State Historic Park ©
Historic Walking Area
Jack London State Historic Park
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Truckee

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Truckee: Granlibakken Ski and Sled Area (in Tahoe City) and Homewood (Homewood Mountain Resort & SWA Watersports). And it doesn't end there: ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Cross Country, grab your bike and head to Truckee River Bike Trail, play a few rounds at Kings Beach Miniature Golf, and stroll through Truckee Bike Park.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Truckee travel planning site.

Traveling by car from St. Helena to Truckee takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from St. Helena in March; daily highs in Truckee reach 11°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

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Tahoe Donner Cross Country ©
Cross-country Ski Area
Tahoe Donner Cross Country
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Tahoe Donner ©
Cross-country Ski Area
Tahoe Donner
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Yosemite National Park

Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, identify plant and animal life at McGurk Meadow, examine the collection at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Range.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Truckee to Yosemite National Park. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
Vernal Fall ©
Waterfall
Vernal Fall
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El Capitan ©
Geologic Formation
El Capitan
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and stop by City Lights Booksellers.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 21°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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