Rhine in Flames

16891-rhine-river-lights-360_01Rhine in Flames is a firework spectacular that takes place Sept. 10 in Oberwesel and Sept. 17 in St. Goar, both about an hour away, with a route that follows the Rhein the entire way along some of the most scenic stretches of the river. Illuminated riverboats beneath mesmerizing patterns of light in the sky creates a romantic and unforgettable experience for the whole family. Traditional wine festivals or similar celebrations are located near each starting point, with stands of specialty German food and local drink. Hop on a boat or watch from the riverbank where there will be music and dancing. Fireworks start at around 10 p.m. More information: rhein-in-flammen.com.