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Chatham Lighthouse

Cape Cod’s Chatham Lighthouse By Mary Moran Chatham, a town located in the southeastern area of Cape Cod, known as the lower Cape, is approximately an hour’s drive from The Palmer House Inn. The area around the lighthouse was once heavily populated with maritime traffic. However, the waters in Chatham harbor are extremely treacherous for…

Provincetown Cape Cod

Playing in P-town By Mary Moran Provincetown, located at the tip of the Cape Cod peninsula, is a small town with a whole lot of character. Taking a day trip to Provincetown will certainly not disappoint, because there are many interesting options when it comes to activities, both during the day and evening. You may…

Nobska Lighthouse

Nobska Lighthouse, the Bright Light of Woods Hole By Mary Moran Originally called “Nobsque” Light, the Nobska Lighthouse is located at the entrance to Woods Hole Harbor in beautiful Falmouth, Massachusetts. It was built  as a navigation guide for vessels traveling through the busy Vineyard Sound on their way to and from the neighboring islands and…

Cape Cod’s Three Sisters & Nauset Lighthouses

In 1836, Eastham locals approached the Boston Marine Society about building a lighthouse in the middle of Nauset coastline to help to guide shipping vessels to navigate through the dangerous waters. Nauset was once the name given to the area of land that stretched fifteen miles between what is now Brewster and Truro, two lower Cape Cod towns.…

Daytrip to Plymouth, Massachusetts

Are you interested in learning the history of this great land? Do you want a fun filled interactive way to explore? If so, taking a daytrip to Plymouth, MA is a great way to spend an adventurous day outside learning about our great land’s past. Downtown Plymouth is less than a hour’s drive from the Palmer…

Cape Cod’s Sandy Neck Lighthouse

By Mary Moran Sandy Neck, a small cottage community in Barnstable, Massachusetts, is home to one of Cape Cod’s most famous lighthouses, the Sandy Neck Light. Located near the entrance to Barnstable Harbor on the north coast of the Cape. Sandy Neck stretches six miles long and is only a half mile wide. At its closest point…

Cape Cod’s Stage Harbor Light

By Mary Moran The Stage Harbor Lighthouse is located on Harding’s Beach at the west side of the entrance to Stage Harbor, in the Cape Cod town of Chatham. It is about an hour’s drive from the Palmer House Inn and is part of the South East area of Cape Cod.  A day trip to this…

Mahoney’s Winter Market

Falmouth’s Own Mahoney’s Winter Market It’s never really winter in Mahoney’s greenhouses. From early bulbs to succulents, graceful ferns, air-plants, cold-tolerant plants and all the fixings for a winter terrarium, shoppers can bring a bit of spring home with them now. When an amateur gardener like myself is at Mahoney’s he/she is never at a…

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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