Posts Tagged "family outing"

Bad Urach – the friendliest Swabian small town

This friendly, beautiful town in Baden- Württemberg offers hiking trails, castle ruins, waterfalls, a picturesque Old Town, a royal palace and much more.

The Amsterdam You Haven’t Seen

The breathtaking city of Amsterdam has a lot to offer! This article offers a few off the beat hidden gems to visit while in this magnificent maritime city.

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.

A Town of all Seasons – Tübingen

Tübingen is a town of all seasons delighting the masses throughout the year with its festivals, museums, quaint shops, wonderful eateries, a gorgeous river and much more.

Christmas Shopping in the Stuttgart area!

With shopping malls in Germany appearing to be now in their heyday, they provide the opportunity for great fun! Here is a list of a few in the Stuttgart area.

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!

Strasbourg a picturesque town in France!

Have you ever visited one of those quaint cities where you can imagine yourself living forever? I have and it’s Strasbourg, France. It is a picturesque town with cobble stone streets and a riverfront neighborhood with timbered buildings accented by colorful flower boxes.

Historically charming city of Heppenheim

Germany has many beautiful cities and towns to explore that are only a short drive away! Approximately an hour drive from Kaiserslautern is the historically charming city of Heppenheim.

Road trip to Strasbourg, France

Have you ever visited one of those quaint cities where you can imagine yourself living forever? I have. That city is Strasbourg, France. I am not sure what I was… 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!

Wine Walks near Stuttgart

Have an incredible family day by joining a wine walk in Germany! This is a great way to spend a spring or summer Sunday, enjoy breathtaking views and sample delicious food and wine.

Spring Brings Culinary Hike to Wolfstein

The village of Wolfstein recently held its 4th annual spring Kulinarische Wanderung (culinary hike). This culinary hike was the perfect way enjoy exercise, culinary delights and divine wine!

A Night Out Dancing in May

Although my wild and crazy nights out dancing are well behind me, I was interested in how the Germans celebrate Tanz in den Mai (Dance in May).

Tübingen – a Town of all Seasons

Tübingen is a town of all seasons delighting the masses throughout the year with its festivals, museums, quaint shops, wonderful eateries, a gorgeous river and much more.

Eltville’s Magical Christmas Market

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!

Shopping Malls in the Stuttgart Area

With shopping malls in Germany appearing to be now in their heyday, they provide the opportunity for great fun! Here is a list of a few in the Stuttgart area.

Kreuzberg Monastery & the Chicken Farm

Take a fun day trip to the Kreuzberg Monastery and Brathähnchen (chicken) Farm. Enjoy taste beer brewed at the monastery and then chicken roasted on an oven pit at the farm.

Discover Idstein from the Witch Tower!

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

European Road Trip…Strasbourg, France

Have you ever visited one of those quaint cities where you can imagine yourself living forever? I have and it’s Strasbourg, France. It is a picturesque town with cobble stone streets and a riverfront neighborhood with timbered buildings accented by colorful flower boxes.

Hanging Around in Heppenheim

Germany has many beautiful cities and towns to explore that are only a short drive away! Approximately an hour drive from Kaiserslautern is the historically charming city of Heppenheim.

A Quick Ride on the Rhine

Take a quick ride on the Rhine River! Drive to Bacharach (a charming town), hop on a boat, and take in 45 minutes of beautiful views along the Rhine to St. Goar.

A Mountain of Monkeys!

Check out monkeys perched in trees or “monkey-ing” around and other antics by the primates. Head to France’s La Montagne des Singes (Mountains of Monkeys).

Hohenzollern Castle – Jewel of the Schwäbische Alb

Hohenzollern Castle is one of Germany’s most majestic castles, which this jewel of a place should be on your list of places to see.

Witness the Eruption of a Water Geyser

Witness the eruption of a water geyser in Wallenborn. In the area you can also enjoy a picnic or purchase items made from honey at a shop and bee aviary.

Step Back in Time in the Black Forest

Vogtsbauernhof Outdoor Museum is a sprawling area that offers sunshine, fresh air, countryside views and a look into historic farmhouses of yesteryear.

Take an Outdoor Break in Mehlinger Heide

Head to Mehlingen Heath to take a break from the everyday grind. The heath is an oasis of pure nature that offers many footpaths, facets of vegetation, animals and more.

Hiking Sibyllenweg to Burg Teck

Hike Sibyllenweg up to the Burg Teck Castle. Enjoy the beautiful spring flowers and view along the way. Once arriving, enjoy the ambiance and meal.

Lake Ohmbachsee ~ A Hidden Gem

Lake Ohmbachsee offers a place for walking, hiking, biking and relaxing. There is also a play area, an entertainment, a boating area, a restaurant and more.

Take a Day Trip to the Historic Town of Ottweiler

Take a day trip to the medieval town Ottweiler. Take a stroll down the winding streets, marvel the half-timbered buildings, visit museums, enjoy a nice meal and more.

USO Tour to Wissembourg, France

Learn how to ride the train with the USO to Wissembourg, France. Take a stroll through this beautiful small town and its main attractions.

Unexpected Fun at 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.