Things to Do in Amsterdam With Kids
While Amsterdam is known for its decidedly adults-only activities, there's still plenty of fun to be had if you're visiting with kids. Skip the breweries, coffee shops, and Red Light District and try some of the kid-friendly things to do below.
*Treat the kids to an evening canal cruisethat serves made-to-order pizza, plus ice cream for dessert.
*Hop on a bikefor a family visit to the Dutch countryside where you can visit a farmhouse to sample cheeses and enjoy a clog demonstration.
*Spend a day at the Efteling Theme Parkenjoying the rides, water shows, musical performances, and the playground.
*Paddle a canoe through the Waterland regionjust outside of Amsterdam. Learn about traditional Dutch culture, enjoy a picnic lunch, and perhaps even go for a swim in one of the many waterways.
*Visit the Madurodam Miniature Parkin The Hague to check out miniature replicas of Amsterdam’s most iconic landmarks, mini houses, canals, windmills, and markets.
*Head to the A’dam Lookoutfor 360-degree views of the city.
*Take advantage of a city attractions passto visit kid-friendly sites such as the Artis Royal Zoo, the NEMO Science Center, and the Zaanse Schans Open Air Museum.