- The list below includes 204 free or cheap things to do in or near Orleans, Massachusetts, including 78 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Art Gallery, History Museums and Specialty Museums.
- From Skaket Beach to Nauset Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Orleans and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hyannis, Dennis, Eastham and Provincetown.
Orleans' Skaket Beach is a sheltered strip of sand and surf. Due to its slightly sheltered location, the beach often has warmer water than others in the region. Its waters are also calm, making this beach ideal for families with small children.
Church of the Transfiguration belongs to a local Benedictine monastic community called Community of Jesus. The church features 4th-century architecture decorated with numerous handcrafted frescos, mosaics and sculptures made of bronze, glass and stone.