15 days in Germany & United States Itinerary

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Frankfurt, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
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Los Angeles, United States
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San Francisco, United States
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Frankfurt, Germany — 3 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Würzburg Residence and Town Walls are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Frankfurt side-trips: Rothenburg (Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., Reichsstadtmuseum, &more), Wurzburg (Schloss Veitshöchheim, Weingut Juliusspital, &more) and Altstadt (in Rothenburg ob der Tauber). There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum.

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Washington DC, USA to Frankfurt is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Frankfurt is 6 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in July; daily highs in Frankfurt reach 80°F and lows reach 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

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Fly from Frankfurt to Berlin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles, United States — 3 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Santa Monica Pier and Norton Simon Museum. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation (in Beverly Hills) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, steep yourself in history at Greystone Mansion and Park, and stop by Edelweiss Chocolates.

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You can fly from Berlin to Los Angeles in 15.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco, United States — 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Oakland California Temple in Oakland, approximately Oakland away. Next up on the itinerary: visit Fisherman's Wharf, get curious at Exploratorium, see the interesting displays at USS Pampanito, and get great views at Battery Spencer.

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Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Germany travel guide

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Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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