Things to Do

Just a small list of all the things there are to do on the Cape! Looking for something in particular, just ask. :)

OUTER CAPE

(Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet, Eastham)

BEACHES

Coast Guard Beach –  Eastham (Wheelchair accessible)

Nauset Light Beach – Eastham

Cahoon Hollow Beach – Wellfleet

Head of the Meadow Beach – Truro

Herring Cove Beach – Provincetown

Marconi Beach South – Wellfleet

Race Point Beach – Provincetown

White Crest Beach – Wellfleet

Mayo Beach - Wellfleet

Walking & Hiking Trails

  • The Massachusetts Audubon Society Wildlife Sanctuary in Eastham and Wellfleet has 5 different walking trails.

  • The South Eastham Conservation Area & Upper Boat Meadow system connects 

    • Fort Hill Trail

    • Doane Trail

    • Red Maple Swamp Trail

    • Nauset Marsh Trail

    • Buttonbush Trail

    • Cedar Banks Trail

       

  • The Glacial Ponds Trail System connects

    • Lady Slipper Trail

    • The Nickerson Property

    • Cottontail Acrea

WELLFLEET (7.3 miles, 11 min drive)

CShore Kitchen and Bar (2.1 Miles)

554 State Highway (Route 6), Wellfleet

(508) 349-7500

Restaurant & bar serving creative New England fare in a contemporary, multilevel space with a patio.

PB Boulangerie Bistro (3.9 Miles)

15 Lecount Hollow Rd, South Wellfleet

(508) 349-1600

Part bakery, part bistro, this bustling venue is known for classic pastries & hearty French fare.

PJ's Family Restaurant (6.1 Miles)

2616 State Highway (Route 6), Wellfleet

(508) 349-2126

Lobster rolls, fried seafood & other Cape faves draw locals & weekenders to this popular clam shack.

Bookstore & Restaurant (7.3 Miles)

50 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet

(508) 349-3154

Quirky family-run eatery with a bookstore attached serves casual seafood & inventive cocktails.

Flying Fish Cafe (7.4 Miles)

29 Briar Ln, Wellfleet

(508) 349-7292

Low-key spot with outdoor seating for creative pizzas, plus breakfast & house-baked pastries.

The Block & Tackle (2.1 Miles)

545 State Highway (Route 6), Wellfleet

(774) 383-3967

American restaurant and outdoor beer garden dining serving BBQ and crispy fried chicken. 

BOL (6.8 Miles)

317B Main St, Wellfleet

(508) 214-0479

Healthy eats from plant based superfoods, organic fruits, and housemade mylks. 

CERALDI (7.3 Miles)

15 Kendrick Ave, Wellfleet

(508) 237-9811

Modern kitchen offering a rotating 7-course menu of upscale Italian fare, plus water views.

Fox & Crow Cafe (6.7 Miles)

6 Commercial St, Wellfleet

(508) 214-0366

Serving healthy, organic food, made from scratch, in-house. 

The Beachcomber (6.5 Miles)

1120 Cahoon Hollow Rd, Wellfleet

(508) 349-6055

Traditional Cape Cod cuisine located on the beach with an outdoor bar overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. 

Pearl Restaurant & Bar (6.7 Miles)

250 Commercial St, Wellfleet

(508) 349-2999

Family-friendly option for New England seafood standards served with a harbor view from the deck.

Mac’s Shack (6.9 Miles)

91 Commercial St, Wellfleet

(508) 349-6333

Rustic-chic dining room pairs updated seafood classics & sushi with creative cocktails & wine.

ORLEANS (5.8 miles, 9 min drive)

Hole in One Orleans (5.9 Miles)

98 Cranberry Highway (MA-6A), Orleans

(508) 255-3740

Homey family-owned joint features daytime diner grub, plus pastries, including 20 kids of donuts.

The Beacon Room (7.6 Miles)

23 West Rd, Orleans

(508) 255-2211

Italian-inspired fare (with a focus on fresh local seafood) in a classy-casual atmosphere.

Land Ho! Restaurant (6.0 Miles)

38 Main Street, Orleans

(508) 255-5165

Unpretentious seafood classics, salads, sandwiches & beers on tap offered in a pub-like atmosphere.

Abroad (6.7 Miles)

89 Old Colony Way, Orleans

(774) 207-0906

Global cuisine, focusing on street and beach food from multiple cultures across the world. 

Viv's Kitchen & Juice Bar (6.2 Miles)

130 Cranberry Highway (MA-6A), Orleans

(508) 255-3354

Easygoing counter-serve stop for juices, smoothies, wraps, bowls & other health-conscious fare.

Rock Harbor Grill (6.2 Miles)

18 Old Colony Way, Orleans

(508) 255-3350

Warm, family-friendly tavern featuring brick-oven pies, New American dishes, beer, wine & cocktails.

Sunbird (5.8 Miles)

85 Cranberry Highway (MA-6A), Orleans

(508) 237-0354

Cafe offshoot of a popular food truck serving locally sourced American bites, snacks & drinks.

the knack (5.3 Miles)

5 Cranberry Highway (MA-6A), Orleans
(774) 316-4595

Modern roadside stop providing hamburgers, lobster rolls, hot dogs & shakes, with patio seating.

Cibo Italian Kitchen & Market (6.0 Miles)

15 Cove Rd, Orleans

(774) 207-0541

Authentic Italian hot & cold cuisine freshly made daily accommodating all dietary preferences.

La Bella Vita Kitchen & Bar (6.2 Miles)

2 Academy Pl, Orleans

(774) 316-4454

Italian-inspired dishes & locally sourced seafood offered in a simple venue with a covered terrace.

The ALLEY Bowling + BBQ (6.6 Miles)

191 Cranberry Highway (MA-6A), Orleans

(508) 255-0636

Candle pin bowling alley serving house-smoked BBQ and a full bar. 

The Food Truck (6.1 Miles)

116 Cranberry Highway (MA-6A), Orleans

(774) 801-9359

Seasonal fresh food done right, using as much local and organic product as possible.

TRURO (11.5 miles, 15 min drive)

Montano's Italian Restaurant (15.4 Miles)

481 US-6, North Truro

(508) 487-2026

Long-established eatery & bar on the bay with a menu of traditional Italian cooking & local seafood.

Salty Market and Deli (14.3 Miles)

2 Highland Rd, North Truro

(508) 487-0711

Bright pit stop offering breakfast items, sandwiches & prepared foods, plus groceries, beer & wine.

Blackfish Bistro (11.0 Miles)

17 Truro Center Rd, Truro

(508) 349-3399

Rustic brick-walled eatery, formerly a blacksmith shop, boasts refined seafood dishes & a bar scene.

Truro Vineyards (13.9 Miles)

11 Shore Rd, North Truro

(508) 487-6200

Family-owned winery with a tasting room & a gift shop in an 1830s farmhouse, plus food truck dining.

Terra Luna (15.1 Miles)

104 Shore Rd, North Truro

(508) 487-1019

Rustic, quaint kitchen serving inventive Italian/Mediterranean dishes & specialty cocktails.

Chequessett Chocolate (14.5 Miles)

8 Highland Rd, North Truro

(774) 538-6249

Handcrafted small batch chocolate made from fine-flavor, sustainably grown cacao beans. 

Local Bayside and Pond Beaches

These beaches are managed by the Town of Eastham Recreation and Beach Department and require a Town of Eastham Sticker from early June until after Labor Day. Daily Passes or Visitor Beach Stickers may be purchased at First Encounter or Cooks Brook Beaches. Click on the link below for detailed information.

https://www.eastham-ma.gov/recreation-beach-department/pages/beach-parking-daily-passes

  • Boat Meadow

  • Campground

  • Cole Road

  • Cooks Brook Beach (Daily Parking Sticker Required, handicap accessible)

  • Corn Hill Beach

  • First Encounter Beach (Daily Parking Sticker Required, handicap accessible)

  • Great Pond (Lifeguards)

  • Hemenway Landing

  • Herring Pond

  • Salt Pond

  • Sunken Meadow Beach

  • Thumpertown

  • Wiley Park (Lifeguards)