Exploring Zehlendorf will be a breeze once you've picked up your rental car. But before you hit the tarmac in an unfamiliar place, it's always handy to know a bit of background info about the area.
It can be found 7 miles to the southwest of central Berlin, the nation's busy capital.
One of the greatest things about road tripping is that you get to encounter a bunch of new people. So while you're vacationing in Zehlendorf, why not journey out of town in your rental car and say hello to a few of the other 3,4, individuals who call Berlin home?
Make the short drive out of the neighborhood's center and spend a couple of hours exploring the Dahlem Museums Complex and All Saints Catholic Church. Like some more close-by options? Jagdschloss Grunewald is also worth spending some time at.
Make sure you visit Steglitz-Zehlendorf and Dahlem while you're here. Allow yourself enough time to explore — there's a lot to keep you occupied. Steglitz-Zehlendorf is about .4 miles away, while Dahlem is 2 miles.
If you enjoy the smell of salty sea air and the sight of seagulls flying overhead, jump in your car and spend a few hours meandering beside the water at Strandbad Wannsee. You'll find this gorgeous stretch of coastline 3 miles from Zehlendorf.