Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in South Orleans

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in South Orleans. This city is well-known for its seafood restaurants and local tours. Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and Nauset Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in South Orleans

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes South Orleans a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Captain's Cove Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Captains Golf Course (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Cape Escape Adventure Golf (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Chatham Seaside Links (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Cranberry Valley Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Cape Cod Lavender Farm (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of South Orleans

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, South Orleans is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fox Hill (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Nickerson State Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Crosby Landing Beach (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Skaket Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Nauset Beach (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Ridgevale Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around South Orleans

The nearest airport is in Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), located 16.7 mi (26.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Provincetown, MA (PVC-Provincetown Municipal), which is 25.9 mi (41.7 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around South Orleans?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 48 house rentals around South Orleans. From 44 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around South Orleans is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in South Orleans:

  • Dennis Port: 598 vacation rentals
  • Hyannis: 559 vacation rentals
  • Indian Neck Heights: 24 vacation rentals
  • East Orleans: 176 vacation rentals
  • South Yarmouth: 731 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to South Orleans?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in South Orleans. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Chatham Lighthouse Beach: 2,253 home rentals
  • Cape Cod National Seashore: 2,129 home rentals
  • Captain's Cove Golf Course: 2,442 home rentals
  • Cape Cod Lavender Farm: 2,501 home rentals
  • Nauset Beach: 2,280 home rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in South Orleans?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 44 Houses in South Orleans. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Orleans include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 lodging choices
  • Studios: 2 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in South Orleans?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation homes with pool available in South Orleans.

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