Taking a canal cruise tour is a brilliant way to see Amsterdam. There are so many different types of cruises to pick from that you can go for a tour of the city or even have an evening candle lit meal on board. It's an easy way to get around the city where you can admire the architecture from a comfortable seat. It also gives you a good idea for places to see and visit when you're back on dry land. There are also Hop on and Hop off cruises where you can use them like buses to get from one area to another which is a different and fun way to get around.