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Shopping in Orleans


Bird Watcher's General Store

36 Route 6A
Orleans , Massachusetts
02563
Tel: 800 562 1512

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Tree's Place

Route 6A at Route 28
Orleans , Massachusetts
02653
Tel: 508 255 1330

treesplace.com
Concierge.com's insider take:

Don't be put off by the name Bird Watcher's General Store: Even if you have no interest in bird-watching, you may lose track of time exploring the endless selection of binoculars, telescopes, books, and avian paraphernalia. A big part of the experience is trying your luck at the customer joke-telling contest and making a stop in the famous bathroom, which is wallpapered in cartoons, photographs, and bumper stickers. More serious but no less interesting, Tree's Place is an art gallery housed in an early-19th-century sea captain's mansion. It specializes in American realism, Impressionism, and postmodernism, by both established and emerging artists.

Bird Watcher's General Store open daily 9 am to 9 pm, July and August; Mondays through Saturdays 9:15 am to 5:15 pm, Sundays 10:15 am to 5 pm, September through June.

Tree's Place open Mondays through Fridays 10 am to 5:30 pm, Saturdays 10 am to 7 pm, and Sundays noon to 5 pm, Memorial Day through Labor Day; Mondays through Saturdays 10 am to 5 pm, Labor Day through Memorial Day.

Information may have changed since the date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.