Where Are the 1,000 Great Places in Massachusetts? Nearly 100 Are on Cape Cod!

The first ever list of 1000 Great Places in Massachusetts was released yesterday, July 12, 2010. Selected from over 12,000 nominations, the range of Great Places shines on every part of the state, but none so much as Cape Cod. … Continue reading

Cape Cod’s National Seashore Beaches & Hikes

Writing about Cape Cod in the 1800s, Henry David Thoreau said, “A man may stand there and put all America behind him.” Thoreau walked the length of the “great outer beach” along the Atlantic ocean long before it became part … Continue reading

Cape Cod Sunsets: In Pursuit of the “Green Flash”

View Great Sunsets On Cape Cod in a larger map When I was working on cruise ships, in a pre-innkeeping lifestyle, sailors would tell me stories of seeing the “green flash”, a phosphorescent burst of greenish hue that supposedly occurs … Continue reading

Cape Cod Clam Shacks

View 21 Favorite Cape Cod Clam Shacks in a larger map Rich and I had lunch at one of our favorite local restaurants the other day. It’s a cozy spot tucked back from the road just off Route 6A in … Continue reading