Amsterdam brings a whole new meaning to “living on the water.” A city on canals, the area offers waterway systems that make exploring by foot, boat, or bike a one-of-a-kind experience. Spend a weekend in this magical little city and you’ll find yourself wanting to return for a week—or a lifetime—to discover all of the delicious eateries, charming boutiques, and incredible museums that make this a world-class destination. We’d be remiss not to mention that Amsterdam is also known for its “naughty” side; pot is legal (but highly regulated), and the same goes for companionship in the Red Light District—also highly regulated!
Here are a few must-visit spots to explore while staying in this Dutch destination… Don’t forget to take your canal selfie while you’re there too!
Daelmans Dutch Caramel Wafers ($47 for eight)
Bols Genever Barrel-Aged Gin ($70)
Scotch & Soda Lightweight Scarf ($89)
Beemster Gouda Wheel ($9)
Royal Dutch Gazelle Tour Populair T8 Bicycle ($1499)