This warm abode of Haren is a delightful place to visit in Netherlands. The nearest major city to Haren is Amsterdam. Attractions in Amsterdam include Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum. Also, to reach Haren, you'll have to take a flight to Amsterdam; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Haren are of 1-2 days.
Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!