Amsterdam could get busy, especially during the good weather summer months. Finding a spot to sit beside a canal can get challenging. You might have to wait in lines to grab a seat at a cafe. If this doesn't sound right, but you still want to be surrounded by pretty ginger bread houses and Dutch "gezelligheid" why not go to Haarlem?! In this post we are sharing our itinerary for a perfect day in Haarlem with children.