The Top 10 Shore Living Towns In USA 1. ORLEANS, MASSACHUSETTS
A resort town and "Gateway to the OuterCape"
With 54 miles of coastline, this charming New England town bridges the upper arm of Cape Cod to capture Atlantic Ocean wilds to the east and Cape Cod Bay serenity to the west. In the summer, Orleans hums with its own Cape Cod Baseball League team, more than a dozen art galleries and a resident live theatre, and a rich and ample variety of restaurants. Whether strolling its historic cottage-lined streets or paddling its freshwater lakes, life is active, rich, and varied in this corner of the country.
Jonathan Young Windmill
Rte. 6A, Near Cranberry Cove Plaza.A 1720 windmill overlooks a Scenic park and the Town Cove.
Orlean Historic Society
Main Street and River Road. Orleans town memo rabilia in the 1834 Greek Revivial Meetinghouse. Genealogical information, dairies, deeds, 19th and 20th-century photos, artwork by local artists, special collections focus on Orleans families and individuals, ships'logs, Native American artifacts, and its citizens. 508-240-1329
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