Destination guide

The sunny setting of Amsterdam North is ready to explore

The area's architecture and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Amsterdam North. This romantic and cosmopolitan city entices travelers with its boating and biking. Nes and Nemo Science Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Amsterdam North

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Amsterdam North for its boating and biking. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Amsterdam North a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Artis (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • NDSM Werf (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Amsterdam Chinatown (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Amsterdam Dungeon (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Playcenter Silverstone (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Vinkeveense Plassen (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Amsterdam North

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Amsterdam North is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Artis (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Hortus Botanicus (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Herengracht Canal (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Westergasfabriek Culture Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Oosterpark (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Sarphatipark (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)

How to get to and around Amsterdam North

The nearest airport is in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Amsterdam?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,780 holiday lettings near Amsterdam. From 822 Condos/Apartments to 104 Boats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Amsterdam is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Amsterdam?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Amsterdam:

  • Amsterdam-Centrum: 594 holiday homes
  • Grachtengordel: 562 holiday homes
  • Westerpark: 437 holiday homes
  • De Baarsjes: 181 holiday homes
  • IJplein en Vogelbuurt: 87 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Amsterdam?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Amsterdam. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Vondelpark: 2,452 holiday lettings
  • Tropenmuseum: 2,156 holiday lettings
  • Eye Film Institute: 2,221 holiday lettings
  • St. Nicholas Church (Sint Nicolaaskerk): 2,200 holiday lettings
  • Waterlooplein Flea Market: 2,186 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Amsterdam listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Amsterdam?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 822 Condos/Apartments in Amsterdam. Our other popular types of Amsterdam holiday rentals include:

  • Boats: 104 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 610 self catering accommodations
  • Houseboats: 79 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Amsterdam?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 346 holiday homes with pool available in Amsterdam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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