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What are some interesting/fun things to do in the area? Can you recommend any “hidden gems"?

Christmas markets. - Sep 27, 2017
The Rhine River day cruises are a must. They are many day trips from Frankfurt to pretty German towns. The spas are fun if you are not too bashful about nudity. - Jan 28, 2017
Lots of fun festivals. Christmas markets in December. Cruises on the Rhein. Wine tastings at any of the many vineyards in the area. - Aug 14, 2016
German food initially seems rather bland and unimaginative. Sausage and more sausage. Pork and more pork. But once one starts to explore, the culinary adventures become more apparent. - Feb 1, 2016
The possibilities are endless...get out and explore Europe by car, rail, or air. Many budget and inexpensive flights available from both Frankfurt and Hahn airports. - Dec 9, 2015
Bicycle trips with stops to small cafes and bars. Walks downtown and up to the Galleria to see the panorama view of Frankfurt, day trips to small villages and towns and the Rhine River. - Mar 30, 2014
Everyone should visit Wiesbaden, Germany and attend the Oktoberfest in Munich at least once. - Nov 7, 2013
Lots. - Apr 4, 2012
See above, plus great skiing within 2-4 hours, hiking and mountain biking in nearby Taunus Mtns. Pretty good food, lots of restaurants, travel, travel, travel. - Mar 4, 2012
A lot of old castle towns, wine tours, hot springs. - Oct 3, 2011
Tons. Parks, downtown, castles, traveling. Tons to do. - Jul 15, 2010
It's the heart of Europe with a major airline hub. It's easy to go anywhere from here, but don't forget all the towns and castles to see within easy driving distance. There are so many parks, each with their on character. My family was never at a loss for something to do. - Jul 7, 2008
Everything in Germany and Europe: plenty of castles, churches, amusement parks, historical sites, scenic routes, etc. - Feb 23, 2008
There is something for everyone: hiking, skiing, English movies, festivals, castles, travelling a few hours to get to another country. For government employees, there are lots of activities and trips that are organized. For private industry, social life is often centered around school contacts. FIS has lots of activities. - Jan 4, 2008