Heemskerk is a popular place to head to while you are exploring Haarlem - IJmond and South-Kennemerland as some of the city’s star attractions are close. Zaanse Schans and Zaans Museum are amongst the many best places to explore here. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Nationaal Park Zuid-Kennemerland and the Czar Peter House.
Visitors to Heemskerk, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, will appreciate the cultural attractions nearby. Book a tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the beautiful artworks at Stedelijk Museum in Alkmaar.
Spend an evening with fellow sports fans at AFAS Stadium, Alkmaar, cheering on the AZ Alkmaar. On game days follow the river of red and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fans at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a post-game drink.
When it’s time to wind down after a long day exploring the charms of Heemskerk, check in to one of the area's many bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam, the Bastion Hotel Deluxe Zaandam Zuid, and the Bastion Hotel Haarlem/Velsen, Santpoort-Noord.