Today, we bring you to the capital of the Netherlands, to Amsterdam. We love Amsterdam for its 17th century Golden Age vibes and immense history that lies within the city streets. For all of our art and history buffs out there (you know who you are) this is the place for you. Home to the art of some of the most famous artists in the world, including Vincent Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Vermeer. We love Amsterdam for so many reasons and if you keep reading you will see why!
Best Time to Visit: Amsterdam has a variety of seasons that are all great, depending on the experience you are looking for. If you are looking for spring-time hues and fresh tulips, the best time for you to visit is at the end of April or the beginning of May. If you are looking for fewer crowds and a milder climate, you should visit between September and November.
Things to Do:
Brush up on your art history: spend the day visiting the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Rembrandt House Museum and Stedelijk Museum.
Visit the Anne Frank House: come learn the history of Anne Frank, and read about her journey through her own diary. You even have the opportunity to see the secret annex where she hid for 761 days. Tickets run at € 14.00per adult and € 7.00 – € 1.00 for young adults and children.
Take in the nature at Vondelpark: reigning as the largest city park in Amsterdam, Vondelpark is a must see on your stop in the Netherlands. The park is right by the famous art museums, so when you are done soaking in the history, step outside and soak up the nature.
Partake in the Heineken Experience: unpopular opinion, the is no better way to experience something than through your tastebuds. This is the perfect place to do that. Taste the history of Heineken, one of the world’s most famous beers.
Wander around Dam Square: to truly take in everything Dam square has to offer, we suggest a guided walking tour through the area. There is no shortage of activities either, here you can shop, eat, sit, and learn.
Take a Boat Tour of Jordaan: cruise through the canals of Amsterdam on a beautiful private vintage boat tour. If you are hungry, add a snack and champagne to make this experience one you will never forget.
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