Zaanstad is a popular place to head to while you are in Amsterdam as a large number of the area’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. The Czar Peter House and Zaanse Schans are amongst the many interesting place to visit here. Also, be sure to check out Zaans Museum and Spaarnwoude.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find some unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Zaanstad. Spend a few hours of viewing the exhibits at the Anne Frank House.
If the weather is good get into the great outdoors and enjoy the nearby green spaces. Enjoy the local flora and fauna, throw a frisbee, or just relax in the shade at the Westergasfabriek Culture Park.
When it’s time to rest up after discovering the charms of Zaanstad, check in to one of the many local short and long stay accommodation options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, be sure to check out the Best Western Blue Tower Hotel, the Best Western Blue Square Hotel, and the popular Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam.