Oosterend is located approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Amsterdam, the country's capital, and about 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Haarlem.
North Holland is a firm fixture on the tourist trail, which means getting from A to B is easy. Make sure you to set aside some time to discover the numerous attractions this region offers. Some interesting places within a relatively short distance of Oosterend are Callantsoog, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, and Wieringermeer, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north.
Enkhuizen, is another good place to head to. It is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Oosterend and offers a wide range of visitor attractions, such as Binnenmuseum, Drommedaris and Buitenmuseum. Be sure not to head back to Oosterend until you've visited Enkhuizen's Enkhuizen Stadhuis, Flessenscheepjesmuseum and Zuiderkerk.
Those with a love of history will want to visit the region's fascinating old towns, historic palaces and war relics and monuments. If you are looking for indoor activities, you can't beat North Holland's nature museums, palaces and art museums. These are great spots to learn about the local lore and culture and perhaps pick up a memento.
Picnicking and cycling are just a few of the low stress activities in the North Holland area. Pack your own equipment or rent the gear locally, and get out onto the water. Sailing is an option. Another good option is canoeing.
When it is time to depart from Oosterend, use your last euros on last minute keepsakes and bid a fond Dag (farewell).