Outdoors

Sturbridge offers over 30 miles of walking trails for nature lovers, walkers or runners.  There are several golf courses nearby such as Hemlock and Heritage  and apple orchards as well such as Brookfield Orchards.

Dining

All along Route 20 and Route 131 Sturbridge is well known its quantity and variety of restaurants. One can choose from Asian, Seafood, Italian and Colonial American fare. Whether it is the colonial Publick House to the many offerings of the Table 3 Restaurant Group or Baba Sushi, Sturbridge has it all.

Accommodations

Sturbridge offers 9 comfortable hotels and motels that can offer an enjoyable overnight, weekend or business travel stop. Stay at a historic inn such as Publick House or our contemporary hotels such as the Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn or Hampton Inn. No matter what your taste or budget, Sturbridge is the “Inn” place to be.

Shopping

If you seek unique and independently owned stores then Sturbridge is your stop. Our local merchants offer a diverse array of stores from antiques, jewelry, garden accessories, home decor, custom hand crafted furniture to name a few.

Attractions

Sturbridge offers attractions that range from the outdoors with its large outdoor nature trail network on to Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor museum in New England. Indoor exploration can include its diverse array of small specialty shops offering locally made pottery, antiques, specialty items and so much more.

Outdoors

Sturbridge offers over 30 miles of walking trails for nature lovers, walkers or runners.  There are several golf courses nearby such as Hemlock and Heritage  and apple orchards as well such as Brookfield Orchards.

Dining

All along Route 20 and Route 131 Sturbridge is well known its quantity and variety of restaurants. One can choose from Asian, Seafood, Italian and Colonial American fare. Whether it is the colonial Publick House to the many offerings of the Table 3 Restaurant Group or Baba Sushi, Sturbridge has it all.

Accommodations

Sturbridge offers 9 comfortable hotels and motels that can offer an enjoyable overnight, weekend or business travel stop. Stay at a historic inn such as Publick House or our contemporary hotels such as the Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn or Hampton Inn. No matter what your taste or budget, Sturbridge is the “Inn” place to be.

Shopping

If you seek unique and independently owned stores then Sturbridge is your stop. Our local merchants offer a diverse array of stores from antiques, jewelry, garden accessories, home decor, custom hand crafted furniture to name a few.

Attractions

Sturbridge offers attractions that range from the outdoors with its large outdoor nature trail network on to Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor museum in New England. Indoor exploration can include its diverse array of small specialty shops offering locally made pottery, antiques, specialty items and so much more.

Itineraries

Visiting Sturbridge can be very easy with the presentation of well planned and detailed itineraries. Your trip can be scheduled by reviewing your personal interests whether it is shopping, hiking, touring attractions and where to eat and drink.

Christmas By Candlelight

December 3rd

Come experience the history of Christmas traditions at Old Sturbridge Village. Relish old traditions and create new ones as you watch demonstrations of classic Christmas projects, stroll through the decorated Village and Christmas Tree Trail, listen to stories and music, and ride the horse-drawn carryall, and more.  We hope your family will join ours, as we celebrate a very special celebration. Keep an eye on the OSV website as the holiday season approaches for more details and tickets! Cost: TBA

Light Up Sturbridge Contest!

December 3rd

It is time for the 3rd Annual "Light Up Sturbridge" Contest, a community wide event where the public can drive by participating  homes to  vote on their favorite home decorations.  To register your home, and also vote on line in the Contest  Please  link to: www.sturbridge.gov/recreation Addresses of participating homes will be posted on the Town Recreation page.      

Christmas By Candlelight

December 4th

Come experience the history of Christmas traditions at Old Sturbridge Village. Relish old traditions and create new ones as you watch demonstrations of classic Christmas projects, stroll through the decorated Village and Christmas Tree Trail, listen to stories and music, and ride the horse-drawn carryall, and more.  We hope your family will join ours, as we celebrate a very special celebration. Keep an eye on the OSV website as the holiday season approaches for more details and tickets! Cost: TBA

Light Up Sturbridge Contest!

December 4th

It is time for the 3rd Annual "Light Up Sturbridge" Contest, a community wide event where the public can drive by participating  homes to  vote on their favorite home decorations.  To register your home, and also vote on line in the Contest  Please  link to: www.sturbridge.gov/recreation Addresses of participating homes will be posted on the Town Recreation page.      

Armchair Travelers Take to the Open Road: The Library of Legends by Janie Chang

December 7th

Join the Armchair Travelers Book Group as they Take to the Open Road! No registration is necessary, just drop-in! Copies of The Library of Legends by Janie Chang are available to pick up at the library. Sponsored by the Friends of the JHPL. About the book: China, 1937: When Japanese bombs begin falling on the city of Nanking, nineteen-year-old Hu Lian and her classmates at Minghua University are ordered to flee. Lian and a convoy of more than a hundred students, faculty, and staff must walk a thousand miles to the safety of China’s western provinces, a journey marred by hunger, cold, and the constant threat of aerial attack. And it is not just the student refugees who are at…