Munich Fruehlingsfest -- Outdoor Recreation offers a trip to Munich's Fruehlingsfest (Springfest) on May 6. Affectionately known as "Oktoberfest's Little Sister," the Springfest starts the festival season in Munich. Like the Oktoberfest, this one also features fairground rides, live music, lively beer tents with entertainment and more. Cost is $129 per person; $99 for ages 15 and under -- round-trip transportation only. Sign up by May 1, 2023. CLICK HERE for details.
Verdun, France -- Outdoor Recreation invites you on an interactive trip to the historic sites of Verdun, France, in commemoration of World War I on May 27. Verdun was the setting for the longest battle of the war -- lasting from Feb. 21 to Dec. 18, 1916. More than 700,000 people were killed in the fighting. This moving experience is designed for guests ages 16 years and older. The cost is $99 for adults ages 16 and up; $79 for children up to age 15. The cost includes round-trip transportation and entrance fees. CLICK HERE for details.
Skydiving -- Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation invites adrenaline junkies to take a tandem jump over the friendly skies of Bitburg on June 3 or Aug. 26. The trip includes round-trip transportation to Bitburg and the tandem jump with a skydiving professional. Cost is $349 per jump or $89 for round-trip transportation only. CLICK HERE for details.
Normandy and Mont St. Michel -- Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation offers a trip to Normandy and Mont St. Michel, France, June 16-19, 2023. The trip will feature visits to historic D-Day sites and the spectacular town of Mont St. Michel. Early Bird Special: Sign up by March 31 -- $599 per person age 12 and older. After March 31 the cost will be $629 per person. $549 for children up to age 11. Sign up deadline is May 11 at the Outdoor Recreation Center on Clay North. Call civ (0611) 143-548-9801 for more information. CLICK HERE for details.
Berchtesgaden Trip -- Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation offers a trip to Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps Aug. 11-13. The trip includes visits to the Eagle's Nest and Salzburg. It will feature one overnight stay with complimentary breakfast buffet and round-trip bus transportation from and to Wiesbaden, transportation up to the Eagle's Nest (elevator and bus ride) and the services of a local guide in Salzburg. Cost is: Early Bird Special until April 30 -- $399 per person age 12 and up; $299 for children ages 3-11; $229 for infants. After April 30 the cost will be $429 per person age 12 and up; $329 for children ages 3-11; $249 for infants up to age 2. CLICK HERE for details.
Bad Duerkheim Wine Fest -- Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation offers a trip to the Bad Duerkheim Wine Fest on Sept. 9. This traditional Volksfest includes rides, amusements, food, wine and more. Cost is $59 for adults; $39 for children ages 15 and under -- including round-trip transportation. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 1, 2023. CLICK HERE for more information.
Krakow and Polish Pottery Shopping -- Join Outdoor Recreation on a trip to Krakow and to go Polish Pottery Shopping Sept. 1-4. The trip includes a tour of the old town of Krakow (a UNESCO World Heritage site) with a local guide, the medieval St. Mary's Basilica and 17th-century St. Peter and Paul's Church, the historic Cloth Hall and the Royal Wawel Castle complex. There will also be leisure time in the afternoon or you can join in on an excursion to the Salt Mine in Wieliczka, one of the most significant sites in Poland. Visit Boleslawiece where workshops and factory stores offer the renowned Polish Pottery to take back home. Cost is: Early Bird Special until March 31, 2023 is $549 per adult, $519 for children ages 3-11 and $399 for infants. Payment April 1 or after is: $579 per adult, $549 for Children ages 3-11 and $429 for infants. Optional Activity can be added (reserve on route); Polish Dinner with Music 33/28 Euro; Salt Mine Tour in Wieliczka 35/30 Euro. Sign-up deadline is July 31, 2023. CLICK HERE for details.
Oktoberfest Express -- Join the party at the world's most famous beer festival -- the Munich Oktoberfest on Sept. 23. Visitors can enjoy live entertainment in the beer tents, carnival rides and food stands. Sit back and leave the driving to Outdoor Recreation. $139 per adult; $99 for ages 15 and under -- includes round-trip transportation. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 15, 2023. CLICK HERE for details.
Christmas Market Trips -- Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation offers a host of special bus trips to European Christmas Markets during the holiday season. On Nov. 18, 2023, spend a day shopping or enjoying the local food specialties at this underground market in Valkenburg, the Netherlands. CLICK HERE for details. On Nov. 25, 2023, they are headed to the scenic French town of Strasbourg. CLICK HERE for details. On Dec. 2, 2023, they are headed to one of Germany's most famous holiday markets -- the Nuernberg Christmas Market. CLICK HERE for details. On Dec. 9, 2023, they are headed to the walled city of Rothenburg on the Tauber River. CLICK HERE for details. On Dec. 16, 2023, they are headed to North Rhein Westphalia to visit the famed Cologne Christmas Market. CLICK HERE for details.
*** PLEASE NOTE: This schedule will be updated as additional trips are finalized and added to the schedule throughout the year.
*** Hunting, Fishing and Sports Shooting Opportunities – Outdoor Recreation offers a host of classes and more throughout the year. Call civ (0611) 143-548-9801 or stop by the center on Clay North for details.