Stuttgart Area

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Five Ways to Save Money on Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just a little over two weeks away, but there’s still plenty of time left to shop for costumes. But with so many costumes and stores to choose from,… Read more

Würzburg From a Local Foodie’s Perspective

Würzburg, a Franconian gem, was founded in the 10th century and is known today as a charming, lively university town overflowing with wineries and churches. Although the majority of Würzburg… Read more

Take a Visit to Champagne in France

Champagne Country – closer than you think

There is nothing in the world like champagne and the great news is that it is not that far to drive to Champagne country from your base in Germany.

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Neuschwanstein Castle and The King of Kitsch

I have lived in Germany all my life but it wasn’t until I started writing about it that I realized how little I’ve actually seen of it. Neuschwanstein Castle is… Read more

Discover the Swabian Style in Ulm

Located on the River Danube within the state of Baden-Württemberg is Ulm, exactly where Iller and Blau rivers enter the Danube.

Medieval Charm at Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg makes a perfect place for a day trip with all its beauty, history and more. If you haven’t been before or would like to know the highlights, here is a personal walk through this endearing town.

Cool off at public pools in the Stuttgart Area

Are you planning on going swimming in the Stuttgart area? Well you better know your bads. This article lists some family-friendly swimming pools and more.

Family fun at Eselsmühle donkey farm

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.

Porsche Museum Tour – Video Blog

Have you been to the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart yet? Here is the second installment of the MilitaryinGermany.com Video Blog from our tour of this amazing bit of car history…. Read more

Stuttgart Spring Festival

Fair fun at the Spring Festival Stuttgart

From April 19 to May 11, 2014 the 76th annual Stuttgarter Frühlings-Fest (Spring Festival) will take place on the Cannstatter Wasen.

The story behind St. Patrick’s Day

All over the world on the 17th of March every year – impress your friends with a little more knowledge of the historic St Patricks Day.

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.

Where Pigs Fly and Marvel the Mercedes-Benz

Whether you make this a full day or break it up, the Schweine and Mercedes-Benz Museums you won’t want to miss if you’re here in Stuttgart.

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 & 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.

Fun for the Family at Freizeit Park Rutesheim

Are you and your family looking for an adventure? If yes, you should head to Rutesheim for a ropes course, archery, mini-golf, good eats and more! Who doesn’t like to swing from… Read more

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.

The Ultimate Day Trip from Stuttgart

If you live in the Stuttgart area, you can visit three countries-in-a-day.This ultimate day trip may sounds exhausting, but it definitely will be worth it and unforgettable!

Beer Culture and the Town of Ehingen

Whether you decide to visit Ehingen for its architecture, castles or beer, it makes no difference. This quick drive through the Swabian valley makes a perfect day trip from Stuttgart.

Fireworks A BLAZIN’ in Baden-Württemberg!

This summer there is no shortage of fireworks displays! Here’s a great list to start you off in seeing some of the most spectacular star-studded sky displays in Baden-Württemberg.

A Historic Town with Mystifying Blue Waters

Be captivated by the quaint town of Blaubeuren. Discover this historic town with its picturesque monastery, half-timbered houses, and mystifying blue waters.

Straw Sculpture Easter Festival – Ludwigsburg

Now until April 26th Ludwigsburg’s Straw Sculpture Easter Festival offers family fun including egg decorating, a maze, boat rides, petting zoo, a castle tower and much more.

Where Pigs Fly and Marvel the Mercedes-Benz

Whether you make this a full day or break it up, the Schweine and Mercedes-Benz Museums you won’t want to miss if you’re here in Stuttgart.

The Cathedral and City of Ulm

The beautiful city of Ulm has many places and things to see including its majestic cathedral, Christmas Market, museums and more.

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.

Beauty, Baths & Baden-Baden

Be allured by the gorgeous town of Baden-Baden with its day spas, Roman Bath Ruins and Himalayan Sea Salt Grottos. Also take a stroll through this rejuvenating haven that welcomes in the Black Forest National Park.

Living History in the Black Forest

The living history farmstead Schwarzwälder Freilichtmuseum Vogtbauernhof warrants a visit! The over 400 year old open-museum is interactive and fun for all.

Cool Caves and Little Lichtenstein

Near Reutlingen and Stuttgart in the lovely region of Sonnenbühl you can find some very cool caves and a cliff-hanger castle. The rolling hills and green valleys are a few… Read more

Stuttgart’s Wonderful Wilhelma Zoo!

Stuttgart’s Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Gardens is the only zoological botanical garden in Europe and has over 8000 animals and various beautiful flowers.

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.

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.

Family Fun with Indoor Blacklight Mini-golf

Simigo provides a hysterical time for families with 3D and artistic golfing. The arena is filled with scenes from Stuttgart, a spooky train and more.

Bebenhausen Kloster and Schloss

Just outside of Stuttgart is a must see medieval town called Bebenhausen. There you will find the last home of King Wilhelm II, a Baroque and Renaissance styled monastery and picturesque trails.

PLAYMOBIL FunPark – Affordable Family Fun

PLAYMOBIL has different kinds of fun in a family-oriented play park that won’t disappoint.

Esslingen, the Enchanting Town Near Stuttgart

Step back in time and explore the enchanting town of Esslingen. It has castles, museums, ghost tours, cultural events, great restaurants and more.

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The Four Most Famous Trip Routes in Germany

Germany is arguably one of the best countries for a road trip. Discover the four most famous routes in the country. Most start or end on your doorstep.

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Family Fun Activities in the Stuttgart Area

Stuttgart offers various fun places and activities for the family to enjoy together. From museums to indoor and outdoor parks and so much more…