Amsterdam is a city full of fun and exciting things to do. There really is something for EVERYONE here. Amsterdam does have a great party and nightlife scene (Read this post to learn about it), but this post is about experiencing Amsterdam in a different way. There is actually a very long list of things to do in Amsterdam, but I wanted to give you guys a list of the top 10 things to do that are not as touristy and popular.
Of course, the touristy things are also fun, but these are some things to make your Amsterdam experience more unique! So here are the top 10 things I love doing in Amsterdam and I think everyone who is visiting should experience.
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Bike in Vondel Park
Amsterdam is known for its bikes. It’s the absolute BEST way to get around and is super enjoyable. Sometimes the city
When in Amsterdam you HAVE to have a Stroopwafel. They are such a classic and delicious treat. They sell them everywhere in the city but van Wonderen Stroopwafels makes special customized ones that I love!
The Skylounge has a beautiful rooftop view of the city of Amsterdam and amazing drinks. Its the perfect place to go for a nice, fancy evening.
Shopping in the Jordaan
The Jordaan is my favorite area in Amsterdam. It is full of beautiful canals and cute boutiques. Some of my favourite shops are All The Luck In The World and Pluk.
Smell the Flowers
Amsterdam is also known for its flowers! Walking anywhere in the city you will find a
Discover the Canals
There’s nothing I love doing more than wondering around Amsterdam and finding new canals to look at and sit on. The views of the beautiful houses are something I can never get too much of.
Rent a Boat
The absolute best way to see the city is by renting a boat. There are lots of boat tours available but renting one yourself (if you have a group) is the best way to do it.
Go to a Museum
There are so many museums in Amsterdam that are all worth a visit. From Rijskmuseum to Van Gogh to Moco and more!
Kiss on Magere Brug
Legend has it that if you kiss on or under the Megere Brug your love with last forever. For all the lovers in Amsterdam, this is a must.
Eat Dutch Cheese
So many tasty Dutch cheeses to taste so little time.
Let me know if you have visited Amsterdam & done any of these things! I hope you enjoyed my top 10 things to do in Amsterdam, Happy Travels!
Samantha Karen says
No problem 🙂