Holland is a top destination in every season of the year. Both summer and winter, rain or shine. Even if the sun is not arount, there is plenty to do. For a rainy day, here are some tips for fun, indoor activities with and without kids.
When the weather lets you down, relaxing in the sauna is one of the best options. Don't think about anything for a moment and enjoy a massage or relax in the traditional Finnish sauna, the wood-heated Russian Banja sauna, the romantic Rose sauna, the Himalayan salt crystal grotto, and much more. Enjoy a relaxing day in the Thermen Bussloo.
Fun bowling and delicious food à la carte, grilling or gourmet. The perfect indoor activity for the whole family or a group of friends, no matter what the weather is like! Have fun at the bowling alley with features 12 bowling alleys, and spectacular LED lighting in all colors of the rainbow. The perfect combination for socializing and staying active, ensuring a successful afternoon or evening!
The Museum of Science and Technology in Amsterdam. Five floors of exhibitions, experiments and workshops for young and old.
A special shallow paddling pool with a slide is available for the youngest. There are rapids, a waterfall- and a diving board for the older kids. While the kids are swimming, you can relax in the whirlpool or swim laps in the competition pool to stay active.
Very educational museum for the whole family! Especially when it rains. Visit this wonderful Railway Museum in Utrecht and step back in time. Take a ride in the interesting and dark past of these (life-size) steel monsters, descend into an old coal mine and listen to the stories of the railway workers.
At the Keiboulderhal in Amersfoort, outdoor sports are brought indoors. On climbing walls up to 4.5 meters high, about 200 boulder routes have been laid out. These routes have different degrees of difficulty. From very easy to very difficult. This way, there's a challenge for everyone.
Many more great museums
Palingmuseum (Eel Museum) Harderwijk, is a particularly fun, educational, and interactive museum for young and old. You can see how the traps in the water are used to catch the eel, and you can smoke your eel with the life-size eel-smoking game. The museum is free to visit.
What do you think of Aviodrome in Lelystad, the NEMO science museum at the wharf in Amsterdam, or the interesting Tropenmuseum also in Amsterdam?
Don't feel like going out the door?
Go and enjoy baking cookies, tinkering, playing games or enjoy a nice cup of hot chocolate while sitting on the couch watching a good film.
And remember … there's always sunshine after rain!
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