From Kirn, it's about 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the northeast to Frankfurt and 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the north to Cologne.
It's recommended not to limit yourself to the attractions of Kirn because the entire region has been endowed with a treasure-trove of terrific things to see and do. Bad Kreuznach, is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the west, and Freisen is located 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast.
Approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the west of Kirn is Trier, a regional city where you can visit Black Gate, Church of Our Lady (Liebfrauenkirche) and Fell Exhibition Slate Mine. Cathedral of Trier (Trierer Dom) and Rhineland Museum are good places to visit.
If you're looking for indoor entertainment, you can't do better than Rhineland-Palatinate's excellent theaters, history museums and art galleries. These are great spots to learn about the region's rich cultural tapestry and find a special souvenir or two. Enjoy a moment of serenity in Rhineland-Palatinate's churches.
Rhineland-Palatinate features a number of gentle activities. Spend a few hours cycling or camping and feel your worries drift away. Why don't you have a go at some wintersports while you are in this interesting region? Skiing is a popular pastime. Another possibility is snowboarding.
When it comes time to head off and say "Tschüss", you'll take with you plenty of happy memories to keep forever.