Bussum is easily reached by train: Naarden-Bussum station is 21 minutes from Amsterdam Central, and 23 minutes from Utrecht via Hilversum. The centre of town is about 5-10 minutes walk from the station.
You can cycle from the centre of Amsterdam to the centre of Bussum, at an easy pace, in less than 2 hours. Most of the route has separate cycle lanes.
Bussum is easilly reached by car. The A1 passes all around the town.
The neigbourhood called "Spiegel" is beautiful. Furthermore there are some parks that are worthwhile.
Have a walk on the meadows.
Go to Naarden and see the fort.
On of the best ways to see the country side around Bussum is by bike. A bike tour through 't Gooi is recommended.
Filmhuis, 't Elcker Theater. This is a cinema that shows only cultural movies.
Spant - a large theatre that also serves as a congress centre.
Smugglers - a club and to get in you need to be a member or you need to be introduced. You could give it a try though since it is the only place to really dance.
See a sports game. There are plenty of sportsclubs that often have good games during the weekend.
RockSteady, Zanderijweg 12-14, ☎ +31 35 692 50 00 (climbing), +31 35 692 50 15 (skiing), . M-Tu, Th-F 4PM-10:30PM, W 1:30PM-10:30PM, Sa 11AM-6PM, Su 11AM-10:30PM. Technically in Bussum, it's actually in the forested area between that town and Hilversum. You're at the right place here for extreme sports. Wall climbing, bouldering (climbing without a rope), indoor skiing and mountain biking can all be done. It's accessible for beginners as well as experts.€15/30 mins. edit
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