Destination guide

The beachside setting of East Orleans is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in East Orleans. This scenic city is known for its seafood restaurants, university setting and bird watching. Nauset Lighthouse and Cape Cod Museum of Natural History are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around East Orleans

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that East Orleans has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cape Escape Adventure Golf (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Arnold's Mini Golf (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Captain's Cove Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Captains Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Poit's Lighthouse Mini Golf (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Chatham Seaside Links (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)

Seasonal weather in East Orleans

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in East Orleans

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, East Orleans is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nauset Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Skaket Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Crosby Landing Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Nickerson State Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Cape Cod National Seashore (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Nauset Light Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around East Orleans

Fly into Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), the closest airport, located 19 mi (30.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Provincetown, MA (PVC-Provincetown Municipal), which is 24.1 mi (38.8 km) away.

Where to stay near East Orleans?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 336 holiday rentals near East Orleans. From 292 Houses to 31 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near East Orleans for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to East Orleans?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in East Orleans:

  • West Dennis: 1,224 holiday homes
  • North Eastham: 693 holiday homes
  • East Dennis: 321 holiday homes
  • South Yarmouth: 1,459 holiday homes
  • West Harwich: 268 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to East Orleans?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in East Orleans. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cockle Cove Beach: 4,281 holiday rentals
  • Head of the Meadow Beach: 2,096 holiday rentals
  • Pirate's Cove Mini Golf: 4,657 holiday rentals
  • Wellfleet Preservation Hall: 3,925 holiday rentals
  • Ballston Beach: 2,787 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Orleans listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in East Orleans?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 292 Houses in East Orleans. Our other popular types of East Orleans holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 31 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 31 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 31 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in East Orleans?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 26 holiday homes with pool available in East Orleans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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