OUTDOOR RECREATION


Kaiserslautern
Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation, Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2905, 493-4117 or 0631-3406-4117. Mon. to Fri. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed on federal holidays. https://kaiserslautern.armymwr.com

Alpine Fishing Weekend Austria
June 14 to 17
Cost: Starting at $399 per person
This special fishing trip will delight all anglers looking for a challenge at a beautiful and scenic new destination, and offers the chance to go fly or spinning-reel fishing. Based out of comfortable apartments in the village of Galtür, you will spend the weekend fishing in your choice of multiple fishing sites, including a private lake, several ponds and 2 private mountain streams, reserved solely for fly fisherman. Here, between 1500 and 2000 meters above sea level, you will cast your lure into some of the cleanest waters in Austria by day, and enjoy Tirolean hospitality by night.

Krakow and Auschwitz, Poland
June 14 to 17
Cost: Starting at $449 per person
Explore the UNESCO world heritage city of Krakow. After an in route stop-n-shop in Boleslowiec, famous for it’s many pottery factories, you will continue to your 4 star hotel in the city center, from where you will be free to explore this beautiful renaissance city with countless attractions like Wawel Castle and the nearby salt mines. You will also have the opportunity to visit Auschwitz Concentration Camp to learn of the horrors of the holocaust, and other excursions will also be available from your on-site tour manager.


Prague Weekend
June 14 to 17
Enjoy Father’s Day Weekend in Prague, the “City of 100 spires”! Prague suffered considerably less damage during World War II than other major cities, and contains one of the world’s most pristine and varied collections of architecture. From your downtown brewery/hotel, at the edge of the walking zone and only minutes from Old Towne Square, you will be a stone’s throw away from the majority of Prague’s downtown destinations. From this home base, you can use the entire weekend to visit as many of Prague’s famous attractions as you wish.

Berlin Express
June 15
Cost: $99 per person & $69 for children under 12
Explore Berlin, the capital city of Germany! Visit Brandenburg Gate, explore Checkpoint Charlie, the remnants of the Berlin Wall, and the legacy of communist East Berlin. See the ruins of WWII, eat a currywurst, shop at the exclusive stores on Kurfürstendamm and Unter den Linden, visit Berlin Zoo, or check out the view of the once divided city from the top of the TV tower or the glass dome of the Reichstag! There is no set schedule or tour guide to follow so you can explore all of Berlin’s options however you wish.

German Fishing Class
June 22 to 23
Cost: $60 per individual & $100 per family
Graduate and receive a permit to receive your German Fishing License! Students must attend both sessions in one full weekend to graduate.

Prague Express
June 22
Cost: $99 per person & $69 for children under 12
Enjoy a day in Prague, the Bohemian capital, where the sight seeing opportunities are endless. Czechs say “All cities are jealous of Paris, but Paris is jealous of Prague.” and your friends will be jealous of you while you stroll across Charles Bridge, visit Prague Castle, return to the Soviet era at the KGB Museum or inside a nuclear bunker, admire the Old Town Square and astronomical clock. With no set schedule or tour guide to follow, you are free to explore Prague in your own way and at your own pace.

MLB in London – Yankees vs. Red Sox
June 27 to 30
Cost: Starting at $699+ per person
Be in the stands for a historic first when Major League Baseball steps up to the plate in London. The lead-off Major League Baseball series in Europe will take place this summer in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium Park, and a more exciting lineup could not be imagined. The greatest rivalry in professional sports, between the World Champion Boston Red Sox and their hated arch-rivals the New York Yankees is coming to London! In addition to your tickets to the game, your weekend in London will include an optional orientation tour upon arrival and 2 overnights to explore the city with.

Antwerp Beer Fest
June 29
Cost: Adults $79 per person & Children 0-11 $59
Sample more than 100 specialty Belgian Beers at the Antwerp BierPassion festival! Antwerp is the world’s leading diamond city, and in the middle ages was one of the richest cities in the region. As you wait for the festival to start in the afternoon, you can admire the old-world architecture while you explore the countless churches, museums, and squares. See the butcher’s guildhouse, built to resemble stacks of bacon, and Het Steen, a medieval fortification on the banks of the river Schelde which now holds a naval museum. Antwerp’s Diamond District is filled with countelss jewelry shops, and sharp eyed people may even find the Vlaeykensgang, a hidden street housing some of Antwerp’s best restaurants.

Ramstein
Ramstein Outdoor Recreation, KMC Center, Bldg. 3336, 480-5705 or 06371-47-5705. Mon. to Fri. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat., Sun., holidays and training days 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. https://www.86fss.com/sports-and-recreation/outdoor-recreation

Swiss Alps Adventure:
Hut Hiking and Climbing
June 13 to 16
Cost: $349. Ages: 14+ (note: communal lodging)
High in the Swiss Alps above the shores of Lake Lucerne sits The Swiss Alpine Club Wingallenhutte mountain hut. 3 hours of scenic hiking from the top of the gondola station take us from 1400m to over 2000m to spend three nights exploring trails with views including glacier-covered slopes and mountain summits over 300 meters high! Technical rock climbing opportunities abound for those interested in vertical endeavors. Well protected, beginner friendly routes exist all around the hut. There is even a small alpine lake to take a cheeky dip in!

Baumholder
Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 816, 485-7182 or 06783-6-7182

Canoeing Mosel Valley
June 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Canoe down the Mosel River from the town of Kesten to Bernkastel Kues, passing steeply sloped vineyards and quaint castles as we make our way downstream. These trips are a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the weather, journey through one of the most famous wine regions in Germany. An adventurous spirit is recommended for all participants. Experience is not required, but for those without, be prepared for the possibility of getting wet! After we get off the river, we will make a stop at a local winery for some wine tasting. The shops and stores in Bernkastel-Kues will be open. These trips are not recommended for small children (unless accompanied by 2 adults). All participants must be at least 5 years of age and able to swim on their own. What to bring: Comfortable, weather appropriate shoes and clothing for the water; credit/debit card or euro; military ID and passport.

Family-Friendly UTV Tours
Explore the great outdoors with Baumholder Outdoor Recreation in a UTV (Utility Task Vehicle)! We’ll explore the incredible surrounding countryside of the Rhine, Mosel and Nahe Valleys, world renowned for its beautiful vineyards and rivers. Riding with a guide who knows where to go can make the experience even better! Available on select weekends throughout 2019. This tour is open to riders of all ages when accompanied by a USAREUR licensed driver. $95 per vehicle.