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.

Where to stay around South Orleans?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 78 vacation rentals near South Orleans. From 72 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near South Orleans for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling 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: 1,134 vacation rentals
  • Hyannis: 1,240 vacation rentals
  • South Yarmouth: 1,510 vacation rentals
  • Harwich Port: 1,101 vacation rentals
  • West Yarmouth: 521 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to South Orleans?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals 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:

  • Cape Cod National Seashore: 4,002 vacation rentals
  • Nauset Beach: 4,296 vacation rentals
  • Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod: 1,077 vacation rentals
  • West Dennis Beach: 3,649 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Edge Golf Club: 4,790 vacation 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 72 Houses in South Orleans. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Orleans include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 3 rentals available
  • Estates: 2 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in South Orleans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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