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Beach Towels by the Door

At The Palmer house Inn we enjoy pampering our guests with freshly brewed hot coffee in the morning and home-baked cookies in the afternoon with a pitcher of iced tea. One of the other extras that we provide for our guests are beach towels. Our housekeepers fold and roll them nicely so that they are…

Falmouth, Cape Cod Beach Review 2011

The 2010 Falmouth, Cape Cod Beach Review has been one of our most frequently visited posts on our blog. As a result, I have decided to do an update with photos and more in-depth information about Falmouth’s most valuable asset. Falmouth is surrounded on three sides by water. With its many outlets and bays, we…

Falmouth’s Dog Friendly Beaches Until April

Several times a year our “grand” dogs come for a visit. Rio and Seamus are our daughters’ vizslas that fly in from California during the cold months. Bill enjoys taking them for walks on the beach. The Palmer House Inn’s dog friendly accommodation is our cozy two bedroom Thoreau Cottage Suite.

Kayak the Cape

The Cape is a kayaker’s paradise. To push-off from shore and explore any of the fresh or salt waterways is to see Cape Cod in its essential nature. Always remember to pack water, a hat and sunscreen and plan ahead so the tides work with you. Two local kayak locations are: Cape Cod Kayak in nearby Cataumet…

Falmouth, Cape Cod Beach Review 2010

Cape Cod is home to many of New England’s finest beaches and Falmouth claims an assortment to meet everyone’s needs. Old Silver Beach – With its beautiful Cape Cod white sand…  this beach gets points for being the most beautiful beach in town. This public beach*  has concessions, change rooms, showers and toilets. Surf Beach…

The Knob

The Knob Beach in Falmouth, Cape Cod A wonderful afternoon adventure can be had in Quissett, one of Falmouth’s eight villages. One can visit The Knob at  the Cornelia Cary Sanctuary.  The twelve acre  Sanctuary is only three miles from the Palmer House. There is a secluded beach and “The Knob,” a hill of land jutting out into the…

Daytrip to the Cape Cod National Seashore

The Cape Cod National Seashore is a fantastic daytrip from the Inn. This US National Park is located on the very tip of Cape Cod and about an hour drive from Falmouth. Visitors from around the world come to this 44,000-acre seashore sanctuary to enjoy the pine woods, sparkling kettle ponds, pungent salt marches, expansive tidal…