Why You Should Travel to the Netherlands This Spring

Rotterdam should be a priority when you Travel to the Netherlands ... photo by CC user Mlefter on wikimedia commons

Photo by CC user Mlefter on wikimedia commons 

In the mood for an exciting getaway? There’s no place better than the beautiful Netherlands! This European country is filled with rich culture, authentic Dutch food, unique architecture, mouth-watering local beers and wines, and just about everything you can ask for to make your time here unforgettable. If you’re unsure about which cities to visit, look no further. Rotterdam, Hoofddorp, The Hague, and Schiphol should be included in your itinerary. These four Dutch destinations will give you a true sense of what travel to the Netherlands is all about.

Rotterdam

Rotterdam is a historical landmark in the Netherlands, meaning it offers nearly endless options for tourists wishing to sightsee. One of the top tourist attractions here is Erasmusbrug, a uniquely engineered bridge connecting the southern and northern parts of the city. Other popular attractions include Euromast, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Cube House, and the Netherlands Photo Museum. If these sites and more sound appealing to you, start planning by booking a room in one of the many affordable Rotterdam hotels.

Hoofddorp

Another Dutch Marvel, the city of Hoofddorp brings people not only from all over Europe, but from all corners of the world. Here you’ll find museums, shopping, rich Dutch food, and welcoming people who will make you feel right at home. Some of the most noteworthy tourist hotspots here include Winkelcentrum Viermeren and Historisch Museum Haarlemmermeer. After booking a room in one of the budget-friendly Hoofddorp hotels, set out to explore the city and all it has to offer. You won’t be disappointed!

The Hague

Located on the coast of the North Sea, The Hague offers beautiful ocean views as well as stunning traditional architecture. If you’re interested in educational sightseeing, you’re in luck. Check out Mauritshuis Museum, Louwman Museum at The Hague, and Museum Beelden aan Zee. If you’re a lover of authentic architecture, head to Peace Palace, Binnenhof and Ridderzaal, or The Hague Tower. There are options all over the city for travelers of all sorts and kinds. You’ll even find options if you’re traveling as a family. If you have young children, take them to Madurodam. This miniature theme park is filled with replicas of famous Dutch landmarks, making it both a fun and educational experience for all ages. Before planning your itinerary, check out these hotels in the Hague that will help you stay on budget.

Schiphol

One of the world’s busiest airports, Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is home to plenty of shopping opportunities, restaurants and bars, and people from all over the world and all walks of life. If you have a long layover here, check out these hotspots: Rijksmuseum Schiphol, The Panorama Terrace, or the Floating Dutchman. You can even take a tour and learn all the ins and outs of the famous airport when you sign up for the Schiphol Behind the Scenes tour. Once you’ve seen all you can see here, venture out to explore the stunning streets and canals of Amsterdam. But first, book a room in one of these comfortable yet affordable Schiphol hotels.

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