Things to Do in Amsterdam This Summer

Things to Do in Amsterdam This Summer

The summer months mean the Dutch say goodbye to gloomy skies and hello to better weather. Travelers looking to make the most of a summer trip to Amsterdam will find a number of ways to dig into the city's culture and history—here are our top picks.

Join a cruise

Take it easy on an open-top boat cruise along Amsterdam's famous canals.

Hop on a bicycle

Rent a bicycle and pedal around the city streets like a local.

Take a bus or boat tour

Board a hassle-free hop on, hop off bus or canal tour to the most popular attractions.

Check out the Jordaan

Explore the Jordaan district or picnic among the flowers in the Hortus Botanicus.

Head into the countryside

Venture out on a tour of the Dutch countryside and see the famous Dutch windmills just beyond the city.