While staying in Schiedam, be sure to spend a little time taking in surrounding areas like Rotterdam, Vlaardingen and Pernis.
To really get a feel for Rotterdam, visit one of its museums and theaters. In particular, you should make sure you check out Maritime Museum, Kunsthal Rotterdam and Wereldmuseum Rotterdam. See established and up-and-coming artists live on stage at De Doelen.
Looking for ways to keep the kids busy? Keep them entertained at some of the child-friendly close by. If you enjoy wildlife put Blijdorp Zoo on your list of places to visit.
To browse through stores and buy some souvenirs, set out to visit De Koopgoot.
When you’re ready to slow down after a day spent exploring the delights of Schiedam, check in to one of the area's many bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam - Central Station, the Manhattan Hotel Rotterdam, or the Hotel Rotterdam.