Situated 15 mi/25 km west of Amsterdam, Haarlem has beautiful medieval houses, a 13th-century city hall, tulips and the Teylers Museum (science, technology and Dutch art). If that's not enough, continue with the Frans Hals Museum (Dutch masters).
At St. Bavo Church, you can see a 5,000-pipe organ that Mozart played as a child. Once a decade, Haarlem hosts Floriade, a massive horticultural exhibition with plants from all over the world.
Just west of Haarlem is Zandvoort. Because it is so ea... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.