The historic cities of Breda and 's Hertogenbosch can be reached in 20 minutes by car.
The Efteling, a large amusement park with lots of rides and a fairy tale forest, is 15 minutes away.
Near Tilburg, 30 minutes away, there is a zoo, where you can also drive your car amongst the animals and have giraffes lick your car.
Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht and Antwerp can be reached in 1 hour.
It also takes about 1 hour to get to a nice sandy, safe beach.There is an outdoor swimming pool 4 km away. There are indoor swimming pools in Waalwijk and Dongen. There are quite a few indoor play areas in the area.
Don't miss the harbour in Rotterdam, the Delta works (the Dutch answer to the threat of the sea), eating pancakes or poffertjes in a specialised restaurant, cycling on our lovely cycle paths, hiring a boat in the Biesbosch, plus all the other typical Dutch sights.