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Front porch with chairs

Happy Labor Day!

It is a warm and slightly overcast day here in Falmouth.  Some visitors head back to the mainland to beat the rush.  Our construction crew is hard at work, notwithstanding the holiday, and is busy putting together a new front porch for us.  The old porch was very pretty, but horrifying under the antique-looking surface.…

Fall leaves in the sunlight

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Fall on Cape Cod

Fall is such a magical time of year, especially in New England! The only thing we don’t love about this gorgeous season is that it doesn’t last forever. With that in mind, we wanted to take the guesswork out of your vacation planning and curate a list of our favorite autumnal activities that we think…

Empty beach on a cloudy day

September Special

We have owned Palmer House Inn for three months now (how they have flown by) and we would like to invite you to celebrate with us!   September is one of the best months on the Cape:  crowds are virtually nonexistent, say good-bye to long wait times at restaurants and heavy traffic, and say hello…

Front entrance to the Guest House

An Update for our Guests……

This morning, Palmer House Inn entered into a new era, when our climate control contractors flipped the master switch on our Guest House, and our brand new Central Air Conditioning System jumped into action with nothing more than the barely audible whisper of cool air entering the bedrooms.   Today we are permanently removing the…

Athletes running a race on a road

Road Race Weekend!

Saturday, August 18th.  Palmer House Inn is solidly booked, many rooms with repeat guests here for their annual trip to Falmouth to attend or to run in the Road Race! The previous hot and muggy days have given way to more comfortable temperatures and gentle sunlight filtered through a layer of fluffy clouds.  Right now…

August 12, 2018

We have had some marvelous sunny and hot summer days here, and the ocean water reflects that factor with extra mild temperatures. Every morning, beach towels rapidly disappear from the baskets and by early evening, the return baskets are full of towels brought back by beach going guests.   Our porches and decks and the…

New Ownership at Palmer House Inn!

                              Hi Everyone! On May 31, we took over the ownership of the Palmer House Inn, and made the move from busy Cambridge, Massachusetts to lovely Falmouth!   We arrived and immediately set out to work to learn what we needed to…

Cahoon Museum of American Art

By Pat O’Connell Photos by Pat O’Connell In the second half of the 18th century, Ebenezer Crocker built seven homesteads in the village of Cotuit. One of those homesteads, located at 4676 Falmouth Road, is now the stately two story colonial that houses the Cape Cod Museum of American Art. This house is a a…