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Frankfurt and Surrounding Area with Kids

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Frankfurt and Surrounding Area with Kids

My husband and I are doing a home exchange to Frankfurt, Germany with our kids (boy age 9, girl age 6) for the month of July. We will have the use of a car and speak German. I am looking for some ideas for places to visit (day trips or overnights) that would be of interest to the whole family. While castles and cathedrals are definitely on our list, we don't want to put them in a castle/cathedral coma! We are a physically active and adventurous family. Any suggestions would be great! Thanks!

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1. Re: Frankfurt and Surrounding Area with Kids

burg-ronneburg.de/cms/… from there you can go on into the Vogelsberg http://www.hoherodskopf-info.de/, other nice places close to Frankfurt in a different direction are www.hessenpark.de/index.php?id=english, saalburgmuseum.de/english/sb_en_home.html, opel-zoo.de/de/….

There is the middle Rine Valley that can be reached in little time from Frankfurt, do a 1/2 day to day cruise.

In the direction towards Heidelberg you can visit http://www.felsenmeer.org/.

There are also a lot of lakes and pools if you like to go for a swim, no need to overdose on castles and cathedrals ;)), there is a lot to do in and around Frankfurt.

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2. Re: Frankfurt and Surrounding Area with Kids

I like Hessen Park and the Saalburg, since you have a car.

Or you might like the Glauberg, which is close to Buedingen and Gelnhausen and all about the Kelts, with a huge burial mound.

http://www.keltenwelt-glauberg.de/

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Weilburg (castle and deer park)

Schwanheimer Düne

renting a canoo on the Lahn

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http://www.erlebnis-wildpark.de/, http://www.morticus.info/ these two also came up my mind.

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5. Re: Frankfurt and Surrounding Area with Kids

You might be interested in tree climbing.

http://www.kletterwald-neroberg.de/

We had a blast doing this in Weisbaden. Go early in the day to avoid waiting at different platforms. There is a very old incline Train to Check out afterwards. Neroberg, Also a Swimmingpool Pool at Opelbad. Enough to spend the whole Day up there.

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I like Lochmühle with kids. A short carride from Frankfurt and you can even grill aka bbq there yourself. It is a great daytrip for the entire family

http://www.lochmuehle.de/

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7. Re: Frankfurt and Surrounding Area with Kids

That looks fantastic! Thanks!

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