This Dutch National Museum celebrates the vibrant art and rich history of Amsterdam. It’s particularly well known for its collection of Dutch Golden Age paintings created by Rembrandt and Johannes Vermeer.
Visit this museum dedicated entirely to the Netherlands’ most famous painter, Vincent Van Gogh. The museum is home to 200 Van Gogh paintings, including “Self-Portrait” and “Almond Blossoms,” as well as a collection of rare French fin-de-siècle prints.
Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman created giant floating sculptures of rubber ducks that have become famous around the world; bring home a souvenir of a cute rubber duck to remember your time in Amsterdam.
Wander along canals straight out of a storybook in this picturesque city located only 15 miles north of Amsterdam. Try the town’s most famous product, cheese covered in red or yellow wax during your trip.
Sixteen miles northeast of Amsterdam lies the traditional fishing village of Marken. This charming destination was an island until 1957, that’s when engineers connected it to the mainland via causeway. The well-preserved island is a fun spot to walk around.