The village is situated on Nantucket Sound, providing provides visitors and residents alike with opportunities for memorable picnics, walks, and swimming at the beach. If you’re interested in sailing or boating, the area offers a choice of excellent marinas.
Osterville is home to fascinating retail shops and outstanding restaurants. Visit our downtown area and you’ll find boutiques, gift shops, antiquing, and art. Enjoy lunch, dinner, or take-out from one of our many renowned dining establishments.
We’re proud to offer an extensive network of sidewalks, walking paths, and hiking trails, which make walking and bicycling the preferred modes of transportation in Osterville. As you travel about town, you’ll discover beautiful, historic homes, our state-of-the-art library and our Osterville Historical Museum.
The Osterville Business & Professional Association (OBPA) sponsors four village days during the year. The museum also sponsors a variety of events, including the Osterville Farmers’ Market, Art@The Museum every July, and an antiques & vintage market in August. The library hosts special lectures and events throughout the year. Osterville is home to many clubs, road races, and fishing tournaments.