Top 10 Fun and Free Things to Do in Netherlands

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If you are looking for a fun-filled holiday trip, Netherlands provides a complete package of entertainment. Whether you are with your family or friends, you can find a lot of things to do in Netherlands. Windmills, beaches, flowers and food spots are attractive possessions of this country, which attract a lot of tourists. Amsterdam is the most popular city and center of attraction in Netherlands; however, many also visit Rotterdam. Coming to the cheap flights to Holland, it is not a big issue to get them only if you do a little analysis on deals offered by different airlines. Schiphol is one such airline, which provides an economical flight to the Amsterdam city. Netherlands is always the preference for a whole lot of people when they are planning a memorable and entertaining break from their hectic routines. There are many beautiful, elegant places to visit in Holland; some of them are highlighted below with a focus on fun and free things to do at this place.

1. Cycling trip along the countryside

Cycling in Holland is a lot of fun as it has many special bicycle routes in different areas. Also it has got good control on traffic so road safety assurance is there. The weather is mild and calm, favorable for cyclers. You holiday trip may also become healthier with such activities. The cycle tours are common in Utrecht and Rotterdam. Westbroek tour in Utrecht allows a very fine view of the beautiful greenery of Netherlands. Beach bicycle itinerary at Rotterdam is also a very attractive spot for cycling that find its way from the city area to the beach. Erasmusbrug Bridge and banks of the Nieuwe Maas are part of this ride and people totally enjoy it.

2. Look at the flower gardens

Erasmusbrug Bridge

Erasmusbrug Bridge

Amsterdam, Netherlands, is most famous for its flower shops and fields. The flowers are grown with the best quality seeds and with extreme care, which make them unique and worth-seeing during your trip. Tulips of Amsterdam are world famous and many flower events are organized through out the year. It is an entertaining thing to have a walk around or cycle in these fields and praise the beauty of nature. Keukenhof Gardens give a perfect sight of flowers including daffodils, tulips and hyacinths. It is a lot of fun seeing these glorious flower displays spread over a vast area. Veldheer Tulip Garden in Holland is another famous garden with its unique tulips and lilies. The windmills and canals further add to the magnificence of it.

3. Sight-seeing at Wadden Islands

Wadden Sea

Wadden Sea

The Wadden Islands are totally amazing for sight-seeing as they provide an essence of coolness and calmness. The Wadden Sea is quite huge and has many islands in itself which become places of amusement and fun for all. Among these islands, Texel is striking with its beach beauty and easy access. While at Texel, you must not miss to climb the lighthouse which is 150 years old and offer amazing views. Another activity at these islands is watching seals at Ecomore and also fish, birds etc.

4. Picnic at the Holland State Park Beach

olland State Park Beach

olland State Park Beach

This park beach combo is a well-known tourist attraction in Holland. People love to spend time here so it is usually crowded. This beach lies on the coastlines of Lake Michigan and Macatawa giving a tremendous picture of blue sky and water. There are two encampment areas at the park so people choose according to their desire. Playground for kids is fun-filled as they enjoy playing to their heart’s content. It also has an amazing picnic and boat area.

5. Visiting the Museums in Netherlands

Museums in Netherlands

Netherlands is quite famous for its museums and people from different parts of the world come to visit them. Rijksmuseum is the biggest museum and quite impressive. It is open to the public. It has masterworks by Rembrandt, Vermeer and many others. The building of the museum has been renovated and now it is very elegantly designed. Van Gogh Museum is another famous place to visit and is named after the known artist Vincent Van Gogh. There are 200 paintings and 400 sketches, all worth seeing. The entry for individuals up to the age of 17 years is free of cost. Anne Frank house is a museum in Amsterdam and its significance lies in its being old and historical along with its link with World War II.

6. Fun time at Tunnel Park and the Mount Baldhead Park

Mount Baldhead Park

Mount Baldhead Park

If you are in mood for having some fun, head toward Tunnel Park at Lake Michigan in Holland. It offers lots of things to do like swimming, playing different games and other recreational activities. Mount Baldhead Park is another fine location for leisurely time and people can have a good time by enjoying at the playground, hiking spot and picnic area.

7. Feel cool at the Musical Fountain

 Grand Haven, Michigan

Grand Haven, Michigan

For adults, another amazing view is the musical fountain in Grand Haven, Michigan. There is a spectacular gush of water along with colorful lights in evening at this area. People enjoy the music and sight of the Grand River. The only point to be kept in mind is that there are specific days for the shows at the Fountain.

8. Check out the typical Dutch villages

 Typical Dutch villages

Typical Dutch villages

Amsterdam is famous for its typical Dutch villages. The residential areas are nicely renovated by architects and also well maintained. One enjoys walking here, especially in Spaarnedam near the Spaarne River surrounded by farms and forests. Along with their beauty, the food is also good here.

9. Visit the Typical Theme parks

Efteling Dutch theme park

Efteling Dutch theme park

Netherland has many theme parks and all of them are beautiful. Visiting them is a lot of fun especially Efteling Dutch theme park which is famous because of its fairy tale ambience. Although all theme parks are more or less the same, this one has slight different elements than all others.

10. Check out EYE Film

EYE Film

EYE Film

It is an attractive building in Amsterdam where one can have a look at free exhibitions and watch short video clips on pods.

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