What’s not to love about Cape Cod in the winter, stunning beaches, great hiking trails to explore and delicious restaurants. Looking for that short getaway from the city to relax and unwind, take advantage of the winter activities on the Cape. Winter on the Cape means no crowds, great year-round restaurants, and the most popular spots to yourself.

Layer up and enjoy. Here are some of our favorite things to do.

Hiking the trails and beaches

Whether you’re a serious walker, or just the occasional hiker, come the winter and spring, Cape Cod offers a rich variety of stunning hiking trails to enjoy.  Wrap up well, experience the views, winters crispness and stunning beaches. With so much to explore, click here for some of our favorites, all within 15 minutes of the Parsonage.

Winter on the Cape

Pains Creek, Brewster

The best restaurants in Orleans

A short winter break comes with great dining experiences. Orleans remains a central location for so many great options, so cuisine will be one of the highlights of your stay on Cape Cod. Click here for a list of our local favorites that include Rock Harbor Grill, Barley Neck and Beacon Room. Whether it’s a craving for fresh seafood, or perhaps an evening of fine dining, there is something for every palate, all within 10 minutes of the Parsonage.

restaurants in Orleans, The Beacon Room

The Beacon Room

A hearty breakfast

To enjoy winter activities on the Cape, start your day with a hearty breakfast and with so many local spots in Orleans, you can grab a delicious breakfast sandwich and cappuccino, enjoy various healthy conscious options, or enjoy a classic like eggs benedict. Our favorites include Whisk (almost next door to us), Homeport (a locals favorite), Hole-in-One, or The Chocolate Sparrow. Click here to see these and more of our favorites.

Winter on the cape means a hearty breakfast
Parsonage Lounge 1

The Parsonage

Itching to get away for a short break, relax, unwind and rejuvenate at the Parsonage.

  • During the shoulder seasons, January-June, and September–November, book one of our three guest bedrooms, and enjoy the Cape’s off-season delights. Tea, coffee, nespresso and a variety of healthy snacks available in the lounge at any time.

Located in East Orleans, and just minutes from both the ocean (Nauset Beach) and bayside beaches (Skaket and Rock Harbor), the Parsonage is opposite one of the best Farm shops on the Cape and walking distance to local gift shops and restaurants. We look forward to welcoming you to East Orleans Cape Cod soon.

Reserve your room today, we look forward to welcoming you.