Weekend Getaways

Dreaming of a quick getaway? Pack your bag for the weekend and check out our guide to the best coastal towns for eating well, having fun in the sun, or doing absolutely nothing at all.

Biking Cape Cod

The best biking routes on Cape Cod lead to charming inns, sweet treats, and seaside views. Follow editor Steele Marcoux along a leisurely two-wheel tour.

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Day Four Details
Photo by: Reena Bammi

Day Four Details

ROUTE: About 18 miles. Follow the Cape Cod Rail Trail from Orleans to the bike rotary (about 11 miles), then pick up the Old Colony Rail Trail out to Chatham.
RENT: Barb’s Bike Rental
REST: Choose from guest rooms in the Chatham Bars Inn historic main building or in the suite-like accommodations of the oceanfront resort’s newly built cottages. Be sure to book a much-deserved massage at the spa.
REFUEL: In the morning, try donuts from Orleans’ Hole in One; enjoy some roadside sandwiches and country store charm at the Pleasant Lake General Store near Harwich; indulge in some scoops at Buffy’s Ice Cream in Chatham; and head to the Impudent Oyster for one last delicious seafood meal.

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