Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Amsterdam

Come and experience Amsterdam and its wineries, churches and architecture. Renowned for its riverfront, shopping and baseball games, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Amsterdam

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Amsterdam a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Adirondack Animal Land (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Maple Ski Ridge (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Tarks Indoor Golf (21.8 mi / 35 km)
  • Canajoharie Golf and Country Club (22.1 mi / 35.6 km)
  • Saratoga Farmers Market (23 mi / 36.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Amsterdam

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Amsterdam. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Saratoga Spa State Park (20.9 mi / 33.7 km)
  • Congress Park (22.6 mi / 36.3 km)
  • Canfield Casino (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
  • Yaddo Gardens (23.6 mi / 38 km)
  • Central Park Rose Garden (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Clifton Common (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Amsterdam

The nearest airport is in Schenectady, NY (SCH-Schenectady County), located 14.8 mi (23.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), which is 23.4 mi (37.7 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Amsterdam Station.

Where to stay around Amsterdam?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 21 vacation rentals near Amsterdam. From 10 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Amsterdam for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Amsterdam?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Amsterdam. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Walter Elwood Museum: 115 vacation rentals
  • Amsterdam Station: 111 vacation rentals
  • Howe Caverns: 36 vacation rentals
  • Proctors Theater: 204 vacation rentals
  • Museum of Innovation and Science: 217 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Amsterdam listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Amsterdam?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 10 Houses in Amsterdam. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Amsterdam include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Amsterdam?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Amsterdam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.