Looking for something besides amusement parks and water slides this year for your family vacation? Why not check out the Amsterdam, the largest city in the Netherlands. It’s a fun and educational vacation destination. Similar to Venice (a quarter of Holland is below sea level), its scenic waterways, famous windmills, history, art and culture, draws visitors from around the world.
Amsterdam Attractions & Tours
Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ most popular city. Often referred to as “Venice of the North,” the Dutch city is one of Europe’s most visited tourist destinations. Cruise along scenic tree-lined canals and get an up close view of Amsterdam’s classic architecture. Top Amsterdam attractions include: the Van Gogh Museum (featuring the largest collection of Van Gogh’s paintings), the Rijksmuseum (Rembrandts, Vermeers and more), and the Anne Frank House.
“Hop-On Hop-Off” Canal Buses are the ideal way to get around Amsterdam and its canals. Choose from a 24-hour or a 48-hour pass. Hop-on and off as often as you like at 14 stops located near Amsterdam’s major museums,attractions and shopping centers.
Amsterdam is also a fun walking and biking city. Walking Tours include: Amsterdam Red Light District Walking Tour and Amsterdam Cannabis Walking Tour – you’re not in Kansas any more!
Keukenhof Tulip Gardens
The Springtime is the perfect time of year to visit Keukenhof Tulip Gardens, one of Holland’s top attractions. Open from March to May, the magnificent gardens offer a colorful display of more than seven million tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, springtime bulbs and gorgeous trees. If you love flowers, this Fun Day Trip from Amsterdam is a “must-see” attraction.
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