Kid Friendly

Discover the Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt

Senckenberg (Natural History) Museum in Frankfurt is a fun and educational way to spend an afternoon. This museum is also the home to the most extensive collection of dinosaurs throughout Germany.

Enjoy Hiking and More Along the Danube

The upper Danube in the Black Forest is a wonderful place to go hiking, and we discovered much more along these ancient river banks in the town of Donaüschingen.

Fischbach’s Copper Mine

Fischbach Copper Mine is less than an hour from KMC and offers unexpected fun for the entire family. Learn about the mining process and the life of a miner.

Herald Union – Super Bowl Giveaway in Wiesbaden

Don’t miss your chance to win a 25 euro gift card for area businesses in the 2 February edition of the Herald Union.  Win great gift cards from: Kunst Zimmer Nane… Read more

DO-IT-YOURSELF trade fair “kreativALL Wiesbaden” in Wallau Wiesbaden

The Do-It-Yourself public trade fair all about arts & crafts, design, handcraft, baking and cooking will be held from 17th to 19th February 2017 in the Messecenter Rhein-Main Wallau. TV… Read more

Homemade Playdough!

Make homemade playdough quick and easy.

Keep your kids busy in the KMC area!

Are the kids driving you crazy?  Have you run out of ways to keep them busy?  Check out these kid friendly activities in and around the Kaiserslautern area. The City… Read more

Donkey Farm and Mill – Eselsmühle

Take a day trip to Eselsmühle, the donkey farm and mill near Stuttgart. Eselsmühle is also a restaurant, event center, geological museum and so much more.

Wiesbaden’s Freudenberg Castle, the Museum of the Senses

The museum in the Freudenberg Castle (Schloss Freudenberg) is an unforgettable experience as you explore the wonders of senses and the mind. History This 20th century restored building has been known as the… Read more

Christmas Market of Nations in Rüdesheim

In the already romantic old town of Rüdesheim am Rhein, the Christmas Market gives this town the final touches of becoming a real-life fairy tale village.

The Witch Tower of Idstein!

The charming and remarkable town of Idstein makes a wonderful day trip, which includes viewing sites from the top of Witch Tower (Hexenturm).

The Magical Christmas Market in Eltville

Eltville hosts a very magical Christmas Market only one weekend each year with a castle backdrop and picturesque cobblestone streets. So mark your calendar for 2016!

Christmas & Advent Markets in Baden-Württemberg 2016

It can truly feel like “It’s Christmas Everyday!” in Germany between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Cities and towns across Germany have Christmas fests every single weekend! The festivities also include traditional holiday events such as ballets, plays and musicals.

Enjoy activities in Amsterdam with your kids!

Amsterdam is famously known for its activities for adults but not necessarily for kids. However, here are a few activities that children will love!

Apple Week in Mössingen

During late September and early October, the town of Mössingen comes alive to celebrate its 10th Annual Apple Fest. My family and I are so excited to participate in apple fest in Baden-Württemberg! According… Read more

Kletterwald in Neroberg

Channel your inner Tarzan! Swing down ropes and climb within the trees at the Wiesbaden Neroberg Kletterwald! Located on the top of Wiesbaden in the beautiful Neroberg, this high ropes course… Read more

Swim and Dine High Above Wiesbaden

Did you know that Opel Neroberg has a hidden paradise perched high above the city of Wiesbaden? Here you can sun worship and swim then also dine in their restaurant. Dining The… Read more

Family safari at the Opel Zoo

Brown foxes, wild boar and red squirrels are indigenous to the Taunus Mountains. However, thanks to Opel Zoo you can catch a glimpse of various other animals like elephants, giraffes, llamas and… Read more

Germany´s Top Amusement Parks

The perfect time to take the family on a road trip to check out Germany’s take on amusement parks is in the summer. From an afternoon spent with Shrek to… Read more

The Earth beneath my feet in Bad Sobernheim

by Ulrike Robinson Shoes and socks off and off you go! In Bad Sobernheim, you can treat the soles of your feet to the pleasures of a BarfussPfad, which translates into… Read more

Top 5 Places to Dine Outside in Wiesbaden

You might want to try one or all five of the Wiesbaden restaurants listed above! Whatever you decide, enjoy eating outside in the sun while you still can!

Every Kid’s Dream, LEGOLAND Park in Germany!

Legoland is one of the highlights of being stationed in Germany with the kids. There are rides, 4D movies, bowling, playgrounds, restaurants and of course, tons and tons of Lego!!

Trolley Rides in the Swabian Alb

Have a fun outdoor adventure with family or a group of friends at Sulzbach-Laufen in the Swabian Alb. Paddle along the tracks on trolley/bikes.

Niederwald Eagle Sanctuary

The Niederwald Eagle Sanctuary is a great place to go when you want to leave your weekend living room nest! Niederwald looks after injured birds of prey and owls before releasing them back into the wild.

Things to do with kids in Germany

7 Great Day Trips in Germany with the Kids

From swimming pools to steel factories, there are so many places to visit in Germany. Here’s some ideas for 7 great day trips, with or without the kids…

Fun in the Sun at the Lorelei Toboggan Run!

Picture yourself zipping down the side of a mountain with sun in your eyes and wind in your face. For this exhilarating experience try the fun toboggan run in Lorelei!

Fahr zur Aar, a Car-free Cycling Event

The town of Taunusstein offers a bicyclist’s ultimate dream of open roads with no cars insight for miles during its annual cycling event Fahr zur Aar.

Music Festival in Darmstadt

Darmstadt recently hosted its annual Schlossgrabenfest, one of the biggest music festivals in Germany. This four-day event had over 400,000 attendees, more than 400 bands and much more.

Cooling off in K-town!

Summer is here!! Here are a few ways that you can keep cool during our ever so short German summer.

Family Fun at the Hochheim Playground

Literally on top of Hochheim lies a fantastically fun mother of all playgrounds. Going to the Spielpark Hochheim guarantees a fun day out for the whole family!

Cologne

Cologne Anyone?

With a history of over 2000 years, Cologne or Köln as it is called in Germany, is now ranked as one of the must-see places in Germany.

Frankfurt Zoo: Animals and the City

The Frankfurt Zoo, a green oasis nested in the middle of the city, is a great place for families to enjoy a day!

Hamburg’s 6 Attractions Kids Will Love

Check out some of the best attractions in and around Hamburg, Germany for kids and parents on a European tour!

Summer Street Festivals in Stuttgart!

As summer fast approaches, there is no doubt the city of Stuttgart and neighboring towns are gearing up for their popular and fun street festivals!

Metz France

Discover the Beauty of Metz, France

This beautiful city will charm you with its culture, cuisine, history, art, shopping and so much more. Take advantage of your time abroad and proximity and discover the French city of Metz.

Bad Wildbad, Baths and Blueberries

Families head to Bad Wildbad warm water springs, natural beauty, delicious blueberries and more. Located in the Black Forest, this tranquil destination has been attracting tourists for centuries!

Climb to the Top of Rapunzel’s Tower

Live the fairy tale by climbing to the top of Rapunzel’s Tower. Head to the whimsical and charming town of Trendelburg for the enchanting tower, beauty views and an upcoming medieval fest.

7 Best Playgrounds in Ramstein & Kaiserslautern

A long list of the best playgrounds in the KMC. Check out this mom-approved list submitted by a member of the Military in Germany community!

Top Amusement Parks in Germany

Time to take the family on a road trip to check out Germany’s best amusement parks.

Botanical paradise in the heart of Frankfurt

When the spring temperatures finally catch up to your spring spirit, the botanical garden, PalmenGarten, in Frankfurt is a great place to visit.