Things To Do
Join Cape Kayaking and paddle through Nauset Marsh, Pleasant Bay, and other pristine waters around Orleans. You’ll get more than a workout: the knowledgeable guides provide a close-up view of the area’s unique wildlife and ecology.capekayaking.com
Tour some of the outstanding art galleries in Orleans to browse for local, regional, and national fine art. Check out the Addison Art Gallery, which showcases great landscape, still-life, and portrait paintings by artists from near and far, or the intimate Rowley Gallery, which represents award-winning Cape Cod artists.addisonart.com
Nauset Beach is a true treasure of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Walk away down seemingly endless stretches of sand for more privacy, and if you buy an oversand vehicle permit, you can drive south for miles. Don’t forget to stop in at Liam’s
Clam Shack for some of the best onion rings around. Just make sure to arrive extra early in the summertime to get a parking space—and beware of the rip currents.