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Oysters on Cape Cod, Part 1

Part I: The Growing and Harvesting of Oysters on Cape Cod Folks visit Cape Cod for a number of reasons. Some come because of our beautiful beaches with their warm sand and gentle waves. Others are looking for a quiet restful place to unwind. However, without a doubt one of the primary reasons for a visit…

Cape Cod Cottage Cakes Recipe

Cape Cod Cottage Cakes In April we visited The Inn at Manchester in Vermont, a fellow Select Registry B&B. They served their version of old-fashioned cottage cakes. We were delighted with their presentation and decided to add our version, the Cape Cod Cottage Cakes recipe to our collection for 2016. It’s quick and easy to prepare.…

Cape Cod’s Long Point Light

Long Point Light By Mary Moran First settled in 1818, Long Point is located in Provincetown, the furthest town east on Cape Cod. Long Point’s location, right off Provincetown Harbor, contributed to a growing fishing industry in the area. As the industry quickly grew, so did the population, and consequently, so did water traffic coming and going from…

Arts Alive Festival

Arts Alive Festival in Falmouth Arts Alive is free 3-day celebration of the arts in Falmouth and the Upper Cape. Friday, June 17, 5 to 9pm; Saturday, June 18, 10am to 9pm; Sunday, June 19, 11am to 5pm 60 performances of Theater, Spoken Word, Dance and Music for all tastes – jazz, classical, folk and…

Cheddar & Potato Breakfast Casserole

Cheesy Cheddar & Potato Breakfast Casserole Recipe This is another wonderful breakfast casserole you can prepare the evening before and bake just before serving. Ingredients 30 oz bag of frozen shredded potatoes 1 Can cheddar soup 1 1/2 cups milk 1 Tsp salt 1 Tsp pepper 1 Tsp garlic powder 1 Tsp onion powder 1…

Martha’s Vineyard’s Edgartown Lighthouse

Edgartown Lighthouse By Mary Moran In the late 1700’s to the early 1800’s, whaling was a major industry on the east coast of America and particularly along the Massachusetts coast. In fact, during that time, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket owned approximately a quarter of America’s whaling fleet. There were one hundred local Edgartown men who were…

Cape Cod Beach Review 2016

Cape Cod Beach Review: Falmouth Boasts 68 Miles of Beautiful Beaches Falmouth is a peninsula on a peninsula, therefore, we have beaches on three sides. From Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound to the fresh water beaches of Grew’s Pond we have something to offer everyone. We have more beaches than any other town on Cape Cod. Falmouth residents also like to…

Gay Head Light

Gay Head Light (Aquinnah) By Mary Moran In the late 18th century, the whaling industry was beginning to flourish for both Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket islands. Subsequently, traffic on the waters surrounding the islands began to rapidly increase. Also there was an increasing number of devastating shipwrecks on and around the waters of Nantucket Sound. In 1796,…

Stay Small, Stay Safe

The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority, and we’ve made some important changes to prepare for your visit. Please review the most recent executive order on restricted entry into MA before traveling. We hope to welcome you to Falmouth soon!

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