Birding the Cape

Fall is prime time for birdwatching in Falmouth. Salt marshes such as those in Sippewisset offer great viewing opportunities for birds such as egrets and great blue herons. The Cape is renowned for its open spaces and beautiful beaches and remains a prime destination for vacationers and weekend tourists. In addition the Cape is known…

‘Tis the Season for Cranberries

Now that the long hot summer is over, the Cape is coming into what many consider its best time of year. This year’s Cranberry Harvest Festival will be held in October at the Coonamessett River Bogs. Come to the Palmer House to enjoy our cranberry nut muffins and cranberry sorbet. Not to mention our oatmeal…

Martha’s Vineyard Sightseeing Busses

One of the most frequent day trips that our Palmer House guests take is a ferry ride to Martha’s Vineyard. For your convenience, we sell the tickets at the inn. After disembarking the ferry we recommend taking the tour bus to get an over view the island.   The sightseeing busses on the Vineyard run…

The Flying Bridge Restaurant

An enjoyable evening with friends and delicious fresh Cape Cod seafood. Last week Bill and I went to the Flying Bridge with friends. We spent an enjoyable evening chatting and enjoying fresh delicious seafood. The Flying Bridge likes to boast that every seat is a water view and they are not exaggerating. The view of…

Book & Author Event: McClintock in Falmouth June 11, 2011

Russell McClintock, Civil War historian and author of Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession, will talk about his award-winning book and sign copies at Falmouth Museums on the Green. Join Dr. McClintock as he discusses the political, strategic, and personal forces that lead Lincoln to the conclusion that deliberately maneuvering…

Happy Memorial Day Weekend

We took the ferry to Martha’s Vineyard and back today. It was a beautiful day. Ferry to Martha’s Vineyard Video  

Cape Cod and Islands Beer Week

May 9 -14 is Cape Cod and the Islands Beer Week.   There will be special dinners and special prices on featured beers at all of Falmouth’ s fine pubs. Stay at the Palmer House Inn and sample some of the finest beers that Cape Cod has to offer.

Cape Cod’s Heritage Museums & Gardens

The grounds of Heritage Museum & Gardens spring to life during its annual Rhododendron Festival. Walking tours, cooking demonstrations and book signings by chefs, and en plein air painting workshops are just a few of the festivities. For a full schedule of events, log on to or call 508-888-3300. The rhododendrons on the grounds of…

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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