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 cruise that serves made-to-order pizza, plus ice cream for dessert.
Hop on a bike for 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 Park enjoying the rides, water shows, musical performances, and the playground.
Paddle a canoe through the Waterland region just 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 Park in The Hague to check out miniature replicas of Amsterdam’s most iconic landmarks, mini houses, canals, windmills, and markets.
Head to the A’dam Lookout for 360-degree views of the city.
Take advantage of a city attractions pass to visit kid-friendly sites such as the Artis Royal Zoo, the NEMO Science Center, and the Zaanse Schans Open Air Museum.