If you're anything like us, you regularly find yourself daydreaming about a trip to the Netherlands. Like many European countries, the Netherlands attracts tourists with its rich history and unique architecture, and its medieval ports, reflective canals, and storybook homes feel pulled from a different time and a different way of thought.
And then there's the way the Netherlands still operates by its own exciting rules: There are its famous coffee shops, lively cafés, and an abundance of bicycles. This is a place for culture, but it's also a place to go when you want to have some fun. Before you plan your agenda entirely around Amsterdam, make sure to take a look at our list of 12 lesser-known places to see, too.