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
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

 

 

Austrian Alps Independence Day Getaway
July 4 to 7
Cost: $349 Ages: 18+
High Summer in the Austrian Alps is a magical thing! We’ll travel to an idyllic campground right next to towering granite walls to enjoy food, friends, and all things outdoors! Hiking, rock climbing, tent camping, whitewater rafting, and exploring the amazing Area 47 Adventure Park will create a memorable mountain getaway, to say the least! There is even a sauna at the campground next to the brick oven pizza restaurant!

Roth Horse Ranch
July 6,
Cost: $29, Ages: Unrestricted; young riders may ride with parent, Includes: Transportation, trail ride, petting zoo access
Giddy up and get your boots on! It’s time for a family oriented trail ride through the hills, farmland and forests around the Roth Horse Ranch! Half of the group will ride while the other half walk alongside the horses. In the middle of the ride, walkers and riders will switch positions. Long pants and closed-toe shoes mandatory. We suggest bringing provisions for a picnic lunch to enjoy a relaxing afternoon out in nature with family. No food is available at the ranch.

Skydive The Saar
July 13
Cost: $150, Ages: 12+ firm, weigh less than 95 kilos, minimum 140cm tall
Climb to a height of about 4000 meters above the border of Germany and France above the Saar River… then experience human flight with a tandem jump! A tandem jump gives you a direct experience of the excitement during a free fall. The ascent, the jump, the speed during free fall, gliding under the canopy — it all creates a breathtaking experience beyond description. Suggest packing cash euro for food and beverage, a sack lunch if you prefer, and a book/ game/ good conversation for the time you’ll spend waiting on your flight at the landing zone.

German Countryside Canoe
July 13
Cost: $40, Ages: 6+, with parent; Water confidence a must
The Rivers of Germany offer unparalleled cultural and natural beauty. Join us as we paddle canoes through wine country and nature preserves along the Saar River. Dress for the weather and bring plenty of water, snacks and food for a lunch along the riverbank.

Baumholder
Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 816, 485-7182 or 06783-6-7182
Salzburg Express
June 21 to 23
Cost: Adults: $99 p. p., children under 12: $69 p.p.
Enrich yourself with a day of cuisine, culture and history in Salzburg! The entire city center of Salzburg is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is filled with countless ways to spend a day. Follow the footsteps of Maria von Trapp on the Sound of Music tour, or delve into the past and visit the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart! Climb the footpath (or ride the funicular) to the nearly 1000 year old Salzburg Fortress, one of the largest medieval castles in Europe. Sample the brew of the month at the Stiegl brewery. Dig into some delicious Austrian desserts like Sachertorte, Kaiserschmarn, and the world famous Salzburger Nockerl. Animal lovers can visit the Salzburg Zoo or see dinosaurs and exotic fish at the Haus der Natur. Shop among the architectural wonders of the old city, or just relax in one of the many palace gardens and more.

 

Disneyland Express
June 22 to 23
Cost: Adults: $169 p. p., children 3 to 11 yrs: $149 p.p., children under 3: $69 p.p.
Become a hero to your kids by taking them to Disneyland Paris! If you have not been to Disneyland Paris in a while, you may not recognize it anymore. In addition to the traditional and beloved classic characters, the new and improved Disneyland Paris features new characters from the Star Wars and Marvel Universes. In the Magic Kingdom you can check out Main Street U.S.A. and the Wild West themed Frontierland. Don’t forget the famous Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril and Pirates of the Caribbean rides in Adventureland, Space Mountain in Discoveryland, and experience all the Disney classics which can be found in Fantasyland.

Antwerp Express and Belgian Beer Passion Festival
June 29 to 30
Cost: Adults $79 p. p.
Children under 12: $59 p.p
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 countless jewelry shops, and see if you can find the Vlaeykensgang, a hidden street housing some of Antwerp’s best restaurants. In the afternoon, if you wish, you can sample more than 100 specialty Belgian Beers at the 19th annual Belgian BierPassion Festival! This weekend, 32 Belgian breweries will be sharing their wares with thirsty beer lovers.

 

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