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Falmouth’s Museums on the Green

Our museums  are just a few steps from our inn’s front door. www.museumsonthegreen.org They overlook the picturesque Village Green which was designed in 1749 and was originally used as common land for grazing. Members of the Colonial militia practiced on the green before going to serve in the American Revolutionary War. The stately homes built…

Truro Vineyard

The Truro Vineyards are ready for the  harvest David Roberts Jr., Truro Vineyard’s wine maker is feeling good  about this year’s harvest. They have had a great growing season.   The vineyard is located just off Route 6A and is a pleasant day trip from the Palmer House. Three types of grapes are grown on…

Katherine Lee Bates

Before she was 12 the “America the Beautiful” author, Katherine Lee Bates, wrote her last will and testament.   Deeply affected by the death of her father shortly after her birth, She believed in leaving nothing to chance. She bequeathed all her worldly possessions, including her dolls and toys,to a close friend with the hope that she…

Travel Cape Cod and See the Cape by Rail

The train travels, clickety clack, along the track at a soothing rhythm. The passing landscape includes swatches of the Cape’s unspoiled scenery such as cranberry bogs. woodlands, tranquil ponds and marshlands. Riding the rails is a unique way to see and experience the Cape. It harkens back to a bygone era when railroad transportation was king.…

Cape Cod Canal Visitor’s Center

The center is open from June 23-Oct. 24 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily.Tours are held daily at 2:00 PM. The Center is maintained by the Army Corps of Engineers. The reception areas surrounding the canal include picnic areas, a herring run and two bicycle trails. Visitors can watch large vessels navigate the canal…

Glories of the Garden

On Sunday, August 22 th there will be a Family Festival at Highfield Hall from 11AM – 4PM. There will be a question & answer time with garden expert Paul Parent. Also, there will be produce and farm exhibitors and vendors. There will also be a Gadzukes! Zuccini Cook-off. The complete schedule can be found…

Ocean Quest in Woods Hole

Ocean Quest in Woods Hole is a non-profit, hands on discovery cruise where people of all ages can explore the living ocean. It is dedicated to quality marine education 1992. Participants cruise station to station aboard the Venture Inn II and enjoy the scenic beauty of Woods Hole. A Discovery Cruse introduces the major disciplines within…

Stephen Connor’s Guitars of Falmouth

Stephen Connor spent happy summers in Falmouth as a child. Therefore, it is logical that when he decided to leave his Boston classical guitar workshop he settled in Falmouth’s Woods Hole. He makes instruments for world-class musicians like Angel Romero and Eliot Fisk. For more information about Stephen Connor, visit his website at www.connorguitars.com

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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