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Cape Cod Craft Beer

January 2nd, 2020 by parsonageinn

Cape Cod is home to more than just stunning beaches, wonderful hiking trails and a vibrant theatre scene.  More recently it’s rapidly become home to a growing list of craft beer breweries and cidery’s .  Now, with Cape Cod Craft Beer, there is no need for people who suffer from cenosillicaphobia (fear of an empty […]

Cape Cod Coffee Shops

October 2nd, 2019 by parsonageinn

With the Fall now upon us, and with it the cooler afternoons, there’s nothing better than finding a cozy coffee shop in the afternoon for a capuccino or hot chocolate and cake(s). In Germany kaffee und kuchen (coffee and cake) is a bedrock in German culture and similar to afternoon tea in England.  We can […]

Orleans to Provincetown the perfect day trip

July 6th, 2019 by parsonageinn

With so much on offer and so much to do, if often a challenge to fit everything into a few days vacation.   One thing we highly recommend to our guests is taking the perfect day trip to Provincetown. Around thirty miles away the drive will take around 45 minutes, but with stops along the way, […]

Shop Local, browse and enjoy

May 13th, 2019 by parsonageinn

I think we all appreciate the economc benefits of shopping local, but we believe it’s also a better all round experience for everyone. Local owners are passionate about their businesses, offering local artwork, fashions, local produce and eating experiences not found in the major chains. Whether you take a casual summer stroll up the street […]

Best Restaurants, Orleans, Cape Cod

March 12th, 2019 by parsonageinn

Take a look at a map of Cape Cod and you’ll see Orleans is right in the center of the Cape, effectively its elbow, so the perfect spot to experience some of the best restaurants on the Cape and in particular around Orleans. Whether it’s a craving for fresh seafood, a classic lobster luncheon, or […]

Six Cape Cod must do’s

January 31st, 2019 by parsonageinn

When you think of Cape Cod, and perhaps you’re considering a vacation, what are some of the things important in your thought process?  Perhaps it’s the National Seashore and its 35 miles of unspoilt natural beauty, or the breathtaking experience of  whalewatching and seeing these elegant mammals feeding, or take in the amazing sunsets (and […]

Cape Cod in the Fall

October 26th, 2018 by parsonageinn

Nothing beats Cape Cod in the Fall especially if you think of yourself as an outdoor explorer.  Throw on a sweater, cozy scarf and take in a fresh autumn day on a hike at any of our glorious beaches.  Finish the day relaxing in the lounge at the Parsonage before heading out to one of […]

Cape Cod Lighthouses

September 10th, 2018 by parsonageinn

  When you think of the Cape, what comes to mind? Perhaps its the miles of unspoilt beaches along the National Seashore to explore, or our world famous Wellfleet oysters, a homemade bowl of creamy clam chowder or fresh lobster? The Cape’s history is full of sailors stories, numerous shipwrecks and heroic rescues, so for […]

24 hours in Orleans, MA

August 2nd, 2018 by parsonageinn

With access to both the ocean and bayside beaches, Orleans is perhaps Cape Cod’s best beach destination. But for our “24 hours in Orleans”, there’s more to do here than sun and sand: coffee shops, wonderful local theatre, the best art gallaries, lovely shops, bike trials and a variety of fabulous restaurants.  And in 2017 Travel […]

Cape Cod hiking, experience walks like a local

July 19th, 2018 by parsonageinn

Whether you’re a serious walker, or just the occasional hiker, Cape Cod offers a rich variety of stunning hiking trails to enjoy.  Experience the views, enjoy the scent of wild roses and honeysuckle. Return to the Parsonage Inn in the evening and relax with a glass of wine, or hot chocolate. Perhaps we’re biased, but here’s some […]

Cape Cod theatres

May 30th, 2018 by parsonageinn

Not only do we have our glorious beaches, fabulous restaurants and great hiking trails, the Cape has a rich history of diverse and entertaining live theatre. 2016 marked the 100th anniversary of the staging of Eugene O’Neill’s first play, Bound East for Cardiff, in Provincetown. From O’Neill to Tennessee Williams to five time Tony winner Julie […]

Lunch on the Cape

April 19th, 2018 by parsonageinn

With summer just round the corner it’s a fun time as people are busy planning their annual getaway to the Cape. We have all the usual favorites to think about, our glorious beaches, whalewatching, or biking. However, we thought it would be interesting to look at our favorite lunch spots. Whether you’re looking for a […]