- Our list of the best things to do in Orleans, Massachusetts, features the top 269 nearby activities — including 150 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Orleans, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Water Activities.
- The results below include the top 19 things to do within the city of Orleans, MA , followed by 250 popular activities in nearby cities, including Hyannis, Provincetown, Barnstable, Brewster, Wellfleet, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Harwich, Truro, South Yarmouth, Harwich Port, West Yarmouth, Dennis Port and Sandwich
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.