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San Francisco, California

"If you're going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair" - The song, sung by Scott McKenzie, triggered a strong increase in the population at the end of the 1960s and was the unofficial hymn of the hippie movement Downtown San Francisco was. You can still discover the traces of that time in one of the most beautiful cities in the USA.

San Francisco, or The City by the Bay, is world-famous for its Golden Gate Bridge, whose name comes from the time of the city's boom in the California gold rush. But the metropolis on the Pacific coast has a lot more to offer. On a tour with the cable cars over the hills of the city, you quickly realize that you are in one of the most beautiful cities in America. San Francisco is home to diverse cultures and peoples. As a result, there is enormous social diversity here and there is an incredible amount to discover. Public transport is a great way to get to know the city on your own. The ride with the cable cars is of course a special experience.

San Francisco is full of attractions and sights. The famous Fisherman's Wharf district has many cafés, pubs and restaurants. At Pier 39, part of this district, is a very popular place to spend your free time with a year-round hype. It was shown here that old warehouses do not have to decay and be demolished, but an entire entertainment district can be created. Lombard Street, known as the world's most winding street, is a well-known feature of the city. The striking planting and the chic houses make it a popular photo motif today.

There are also many museums in San Francisco that you must visit. In the Exploratorium you have e.g. B. the opportunity to discover interactively, in the Museum of Modern Art there are many exhibitions of contemporary and modern works and in the California Academy of Sciences a rainforest, a planetarium and an aquarium await you. When visiting San Francisco, of course, one attraction should not be missing - Alcatraz. Many notorious criminals were detained on the former prison island. B. Al Capone. Today you can visit the old cell tracts and get an impression of how the prisoners lived here.

Highlights in San Francisco

  • Golden Gate Bridge
    San Francisco's most famous landmark and for many, alongside the Statue of Liberty in New York, the symbol of the United States.
  • Alcatraz
    The former prison island is one of the crowd-pullers in San Francisco.
  • California Academy of Sciences
    A great insider tip. The California Academy of Sciences is a different kind of museum. The exhibitions include the planetarium, the rainforest and the aquarium.
  • Fisherman's Wharf
    In the former fishing district of San Francisco there is now a wide range of bars, restaurants and shopping opportunities. There is a year-round hype at Pier 39 that you shouldn't miss.
  • Coit Tower
    From the 64 meter tower on Telegraph Hill you have a wonderful view of downtown and the bay of San Francisco.

San Francisco Facts & Figures

Foundation: 1776

Area: 121 km²

Population: approx. 812,000

Height: 16 m above sea level

Tallest building: 260 m

Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (CET -9 hours)

Intern. Airports: San Francisco International Airport

Palm Springs, California

Palm Springs is in southern California, idyllic in the shadow of the majestic San Jacinto Mountains. The approximately 44,000-inhabitant city in the Coachella Valley is a small oasis at the beginning of the California desert landscape and is one of the most popular retreats of the Hollywood stars from Los Angeles. Palm Springs is only around 180 kilometers from the City of Angels and is an ideal starting point to explore the scenic highlights of the area.

The region around Palm Springs is especially known for the numerous festivals that attract thousands of people to the desert every year. From the Palm Springs International Film Festival, Modernism Week to concert events such as the Coachella and the Stagecoach Music Festival, there is something for everyone. The right weather is also ensured, because with more than 350 sunny days and temperatures between 22 ° C in winter and up to 37 ° C in summer, especially sun-hungry visitors get their money's worth.

Other highlights include the Architecture and Design Center, which is a monument to the famous architect E. Stewart Williams, Sunnylands, which delights with its beautiful gardens, or the many golf courses in the area. Don't miss a trip on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, which takes you to the top of San Jacinto Peak in a rotating gondola in 10 minutes. The Indian Canyons, located just minutes from the center, should also be on your to-do list for Palm Springs. Discover the palm-fringed valleys and the wonderful nature on easy hikes. Palm Springs is also considered the gateway to Joshua Tree National Park, which is only 50 km from the city.

Highlights in Palm Springs

  • Indian canyons
    The different canyons all have very different characters. Discover the main attraction in Palm Springs!
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
    The largest rotating gondola takes you to the top of San Jacinto Peak. There you can go hiking or enjoy a delicious meal in the Pines Café high above the city.
  • Palm Springs Art Museum
    You can find exhibitions on various subjects in the city's art museum.
  • Coachella Valley Preserve
    Discover this little oasis in the middle of the Indio Hills, which is home to the fringe-toed Lizard, a species of lizard that does not occur anywhere else in the world.
  • Joshua Tree National Park
    About an hour east of Palm Springs is Joshua Tree National Park, whose trees of the same name are world famous.
  • Palm Springs Air Museum
    In the Aviation Museum you can see planes from various wars of the last century.
  • Sunnylands
    You can find some relaxation in the beautiful gardens of Sunnylands. A must visit during your stay in Palm Springs!
  • Palm Springs Art Museum & Design Center
    The Architecture Museum shows changing exhibitions on the architectural achievements of mankind.

Info about Palm Springs

Foundation: 1938

Population: approx.44,500

Area: 246 km²

Height: approx. 146 m above sea level

Airport: Palm Springs International Airport

College Name City Screenshot
Allan Hancock College Santa Maria, CA Allan Hancock College
American Liberty University Fullerton, CA American Liberty University
American River College Sacramento, CA American River College
Antelope Valley College Lancaster, CA
Antioch University Marina del Rey, CA
Art Center College of Design Pasadena, CA
Art Institute of California - San Francisco San Francisco, CA  
Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA
Bakersfield College Bakersfield, CA  
Barstow College Barstow, CA  
Biola University La Mirada, CA  
Brandon College San Francisco, CA  
Brooks College - Long Beach Long Beach, CA  
Brooks Institute of Photography Santa Barbara, CA  
Cabrillo College Aptos, CA  
California Baptist University Riverside, CA  
California Coast University Santa Ana, CA  
California College for Health Sciences National City, CA  
California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA  
California Institute of the Arts Valencia, CA  
California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, CA  
California Maritime Academy Vallejo, CA  
California National University North Hills, CA  
California Pacific University San Diego, CA  
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, CA  
California State Polytechnic University Pomona, CA  
California State University - Bakersfield Bakersfield, CA  
California State University - Channel Islands Camarillo, CA  
California State University - Chico Chico, CA  
California State University - Dominguez Hills Carson, CA  
California State University - Fresno Fresno, CA  
California State University - Fullerton Fullerton, CA  
California State University - Hayward Hayward, CA  
California State University - Long Beach Long Beach, CA  
California State University - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA  
California State University - Monterey Bay Seaside, CA  
California State University - Northridge Northridge, CA  
California State University - Sacramento Sacramento, CA  
California State University - San Bernardino San Bernardino, CA  
California State University - San Marcos San Marcos, CA  
California State University - Stanislaus Turlock, CA  
Cerritos College Norwalk, CA  
Cerro Coso Community College Ridgecrest, CA  
Chapman University Orange, CA  
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Los Angeles, CA  
Citrus College Glendora, CA  
City College of San Francisco San Francisco, CA  
City University Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA  
Claremont Graduate University Claremont, CA  
Claremont McKenna College Claremont, CA  
Coast Community College Costa Mesa, CA  
Coastline Community College Fountain Valley, CA  
Cogswell Polytechnical College Sunnyvale, CA  
College of Marin Kentfield, CA  
College of Oceaneering Wilmington, CA  
College of the Canyons Santa Clarita, CA  
College of the Desert Palm Desert, CA  
College of the Redwoods - Del Norte Campus Crescent City, CA  
College of the Redwoods - Eureka Campus Eureka, CA  
College of the Redwoods - Mendocino Campus Fort Bragg, CA  
College of the Sequoias Visalia, CA  
College of the Siskiyous Weed, CA  
Columbia College Sonora, CA  
Compton Community College Compton, CA  
Computer College Silicon Valley Redwood City, CA  
Concordia University Irvine, CA  
Contra Costa College San Pablo, CA  
Cosumnes River College Sacramento, CA  
Cuesta College San Luis Obispo, CA  
Cuyamaca Community College El Cajon, CA  
Cypress College Cypress, CA  
De Anza College Cupertino, CA  
DeVry Institute of Technology - Long Beach Long Beach, CA  
DeVry Institute of Technology - Pomona Pomona, CA  
Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill, CA  
Dominican University of California San Rafael, CA  
East Los Angeles College Monterey Park, CA  
El Camino College Torrance, CA  
Empire College Santa Rosa, CA  
Evergreen Valley College San Jose, CA  
Fashion Institute of Design Los Angeles, CA  
Fielding Institute Santa Barbara, CA  
Foothill College Los Altos Hills, CA  
Fresno City College Fresno, CA  
Fresno Pacific University Fresno, CA  
Fuller Theological Seminary Pasadena, CA  
Fullerton College Fullerton, CA  
Gates College Redondo Beach, CA  
Gavilan College Gilroy, CA  
Glendale Community College Glendale, CA  
Glendale University College of Law Glendale, CA  
Golden Gate University San Francisco, CA  
Golden West College Huntington Beach, CA  
Hartnell Community College Salinas, CA  
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA  
Hastings College of the Law San Francisco, CA  
Holy Names University Oakland, CA  
Hope International University Fullerton, CA  
Humbolt State University Arcata, CA  
Imperial Valley College Imperial, CA  
Institute of Computer Technology Los Angeles, CA  
Institute of Transpersonal Psychology Palo Alto, CA  
International Technological University Santa Clara, CA  
Irvine Valley College Irvine, CA  
John F. Kennedy University Orinda, CA  
Keck Graduate Institute Claremont, CA  
La Sierra University Riverside, CA  
Lake Tahoe Community College South Lake Tahoe, CA  
Las Positas College Livermore, CA  
Lassen Community College Susanville, CA  
Lincoln University San Francisco, CA  
Loma Linda University Loma Linda, CA  
Long Beach City College Long Beach, CA  
Los Angeles City College Los Angeles, CA  
Los Angeles College of Chiropractic Whittier, CA  
Los Angeles Harbor College Wilmington, CA  
Los Angeles Mission College Sylmar, CA  
Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills, CA  
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College Los Angeles, CA  
Los Angeles Valley College Valley Glen, CA  
Los Medanos College Pittsburg, CA  
Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA  
Maric College San Diego, CA  
Marymount College Rancho Palos Verdes, CA  
Master's College Santa Clarita, CA  
Master's Seminary, The Sun Valley, CA  
Mendocino College Ukiah, CA  
Menlo College Atherton, CA  
Merced College Merced, CA  
Merritt College Oakland, CA  
Mills College Oakland, CA  
MiraCosta College Oceanside, CA  
Modesto Junior College Modesto, CA  
Monterey Institute of International Studies Monterey, CA  
Monterey Peninsula College Monterey, CA  
Mount St. Mary’s College Brentwood, CA  
Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, CA  
Mt. San Jacinto College San Jacinto, CA  
Mt. Sierra College Monrovia, CA  
MTI College of Business and Technology Sacramento, CA  
Napa Valley College Napa, CA  
National Hispanic University San Jose, CA  
National University San Diego, CA  
New College of California San Francisco, CA  
NewSchool of Architecture & Design San Diego, CA  
Northwestern Polytechnic University Fremont, CA  
Notre Dame de Namur University Belmont, CA  
Occidental College Los Angeles, CA  
Ohlone College Fremont, CA  
Orange Coast College Costa Mesa, CA  
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine San Diego, CA  
Pacific Oaks College and Children's School Pasadena, CA  
Pacific Union College Angwin, CA  
Palomar College San Marcos, CA  
Pasadena City College Pasadena, CA  
Pepperdine University Malibu, CA  
Pitzer College Claremont, CA  
Platt College San Diego, CA  
Point Loma Nazarene College San Diego, CA  
Pomona College Claremont, CA  
Porterville College Porterville, CA  
Rio Hondo College Whittier, CA  
Saint Mary's College of California Moraga, CA  
Samuel Merritt College Oakland, CA  
San Diego Miramar College San Diego, CA  
San Diego State University San Diego, CA  
San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, CA  
San Francisco Conservatory of Music San Francisco, CA  
San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA  
San Jose State University San Jose, CA  
Santa Barbara Business College Santa Barbara, CA  
Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA  
Scripps College Claremont, CA  
Silicon Valley University San Jose, CA  
Simpson College Redding, CA  
Sonoma State University Rohnert Park, CA  
Southwestern College Chula Vista, CA  
Stanford University Stanford, CA  
Thomas Aquinas College Santa Paula, CA  
Touro University International Los Alamitos, CA  
United States International University San Diego, CA  
University of California - Berkeley Berkeley, CA  
University of California - Davis Davis, CA  
University of California - Irvine Irvine, CA  
University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA  
University of California - Merced Merced, CA  
University of California - Riverside Riverside, CA  
University of California - San Diego La Jolla, CA  
University of California - San Francisco San Francisco, CA  
University of California - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA  
University of California - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA  
University of Judaism Bel Air, CA  
University of La Verne La Verne, CA  
University of Newport Newport Beach, CA  
University of Northern California Petaluma, CA  
University of Phoenix San Francisco, CA  
University of Redlands Redlands, CA  
University of San Diego San Diego, CA  
University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA  
University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA  
University of the Pacific Stockton, CA  
Vanguard University of Southern California Costa Mesa, CA  
Westmont College Santa Barbara, CA  
Whittier College Whittier, CA  
William Howard Taft University Santa Ana, CA  
Woodbury University Burbank, CA  

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