City Centre with shops, restaurants en cafes is nearby ( 5 mins by car and bus or 10 mins by bicycle). Close to supermarket. Close to bus stop and train station. There are several beaches in Almere. Close to the woods of Almeerderhout with many options for outdoor-activities. Close to national park Nieuw Land en other nature parks around Bussum, Naarden, etc.
Amsterdam is 20 mins drive by car or 30 mins with bus & train.
Nort Sea Beach is 1 hour drive by car.
Almere has a lot of cycle paths.
Museums for children up to 12 years are: Aircraft museum Aviodrome, historical shipping museums Batavialand & Maritime Museum Amsterdam, science museum Nemo, National Railwaymuseum Utrecht, Museum for emergency services PIT
Trips for children up to 12 years:
Fun Forest Almeerderhout, Almere Jungle, Different hiking routes, Indoor and outdoor playgrounds (in the city centre, Almere Haven, Almere Buiten)
Other trips: Amusement park Oud-Valkeveen, Amusement park Walibi Holland, Artis Zoo Amsterdam, Zoo Amersfoort, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Vincent van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank House.