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Chatham Bars Inn Turns 100
May 14, 2014
One hundred years ago, the Chatham Bars Inn was known for providing the most luxurious lodging on Cape Cod. Today it still is. That is ...
A Step Back in Time in Downtown Chatham
April 15, 2014
The Chatham Wayside Inn has been a defining presence in downtown Chatham for more than 150 years. The current owners of the historic building are ...
Contemporary Cape Cod
March 28, 2014
When many vacationers think about rentals on Cape Cod, quaint shingle-clad cottages with a bramble of climbing roses and a hedge of hydrangeas comes to ...
New & Noteworthy on Cape Cod: 2014
March 26, 2014
EVENTSFor seven years, the Annual Boatbuilders’ Show on Cape Cod, “the best little boat show in the Northeast,” has drawn a sizable crowd of quality ...
Seaside Stays
March 24, 2014
Water, water everywhere means rooms with a view are readily had on Cape Cod. With its hundreds of miles of sandy beaches and a deep ...
Booking Ahead - Don’t Get Caught Short!
February 26, 2014
Every year, along with a group of friends, I like to book the same room on the same June weekend at the same lodging place ...
Family Reunions are a Cape Tradition
February 05, 2014
Everyone knows Cape Cod is the perfect place to bring the family, but for some, that means it is the place to bring the entire ...
The Holidays Cape-style
December 05, 2013
Many people think that Cape Cod closes down in the winter, that Main Streets roll up and shops shut their doors tight until spring. Turns ...
Vacation Upgrade: A One-of-a Kind Experience
February 22, 2013
Renting a summer home is an excellent way to enjoy your Cape Cod vacation. Home rentals offer plenty of space, a fully working kitchen and ...
InnStyle: A Taste of Old Cape Cod
February 20, 2013
The shores of Cape Cod have a history of welcoming travelers, from the Pilgrim’s first landing in Provincetown to the sunshine seekers centuries later. Once ...
Executive Chef Robbin Haas Changes it Up at The Pointe
July 20, 2012
Robbin Haas is a skilled and creative master chef with credits to his name from Long Island to Antigua. In fact, his acclaim reaches out ...
Grand Motels
March 05, 2012
The classic motel is alive and well on Cape Cod. In fact, it’s thriving. This sandy peninsula is teeming with motels that offer not only ...
Green Dream
March 05, 2012
It might not be easy being green, but the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, together with Community Development Partnership, has an answer for businesses looking ...
First Resort
March 05, 2012
The Cape and Islands are brimming with full-service resorts just begging to be explored on your next visit. Whether you prefer the quiet of Cape ...
New & Noteworthy on the Cape & Islands 2012
March 05, 2012
LODGING NEWS: Some changes are in the works for Nantucket Island Resorts. Twenty new luxury units are being added to White Elephant Hotel Residences’ (50 ...
Cottage Classics
March 02, 2012
Kick off your flip-flops by the screen door. Nothing beats a beach cottage for a true Cape Cod vacation, where bare feet and a swimsuit ...
Doggin’ It: The Pet-Friendly Vacation
March 02, 2012
Many pet owners are so devoted to their pets they wouldn’t dream of leaving them behind when they go on vacation. Luckily, traveling with animals ...
MV Hostel Named Friendliest Hostel in the World
December 13, 2011
December 12, 2011:  Hostelling International New England (HI-New England) announced today that the Martha’s Vineyard Hostel was named the “Friendliest Hostel”  in the world by ...
Self-Catering Accommodations
March 31, 2011
Accommodations with kitchens have always been an attractive vacation choice, but they’ve hit a new resurgence in popularity lately. Families with children appreciate the convenience ...
Really Retro Rentals
March 31, 2011
Before the Mayflower sailed over to Plymouth in November of 1620, the Pilgrims made a stop in Provincetown. Within just a couple of decades, homes ...
New & Noteworthy on the Cape & Islands 2011
March 31, 2011
ACTIVITIESIt’s the beauty and natural environment that draws visitors from all over the world to Cape Cod and the Islands and nurturing that environment has ...
Finding Fun with Fido: Pet-friendly Vacations
March 10, 2011
Many pet owners are so devoted to their pets they wouldn’t dream of leaving them behind when they go on vacation. Luckily, traveling with animals ...
A Room With Some History
March 10, 2011
From rustic cabins in the woods and weathered beachfront cottages to luxurious condominiums and four-star hotels with all the amenities, Cape Cod has an abundance ...
Nineteenth Century Courtship on Cape Cod
June 30, 2010
     Although most bed and breakfast inns on Cape Cod have been transformed to meet the needs of 21st century travelers, many of these ...
New & Noteworthy 2010
March 10, 2010
RESTAURANTS Jeff Zartarian, owner of The Paddock in Hyannis, has opened Delmar Bar and Bistro (907 Main St., Chatham; 508-945-9988). The menu is a combination ...
Waterfront & Wallet Friendly
March 10, 2010
Oceanside accommodations: perfect for the family and easy on the wallet   Falling asleep to the sounds of the surf and awaking to the sweet ...
Living the life of luxury on the Cape & Islands
March 09, 2010
The good life comes simply on Cape Cod. A barefoot walk on the morning beach is all you really need to savor its charms. Still, ...
Waterfront Vacation Spots
February 19, 2009
Waterfront accommodations on Cape Cod are a perfect complement to the region’s seaside backdrop. Whether you look out at a serene pond from one of ...
Legacy Lodging - Discovering Cape Cod Inns
February 19, 2009
Visits to Cape Cod have been chronicled since the Pilgrims first touched land in Provincetown and settled in Plymouth, exploring much of the Cape on ...
New & Noteworthy
February 19, 2009
Claire Murray, (601 Main St., Dennis; 508-385-2262) who is famous for her coastal-inspired rug designs, has opened another location for her hand-hooked creations. Inside a ...
Daytrip to Plymouth
February 19, 2009
Cape Cod is the perfect place to stay and discover not only the natural beauty and culture throughout this peninsula, but the continuing story of ...
Daytrip to Quincy
February 19, 2009
Cape Cod is the perfect place to stay and discover not only the natural beauty and culture throughout this peninsula, but the continuing story of ...
Home Away From Home - Cape Cod is ripe with rental options
February 19, 2009
The Hyannis neighborhood surrounding Kalmus Beach is packed with a variety of rental options.  Courtesy of William DeSOusa-Mauk.   With its miles of beaches and ...
A Cape Cod Innkeeper’s Innsider’s Guide to “Getting out There”
February 19, 2009
Cape Cod Lavendar Farm, Harwich   The questions over the Inn’s telephone come in all forms, but our favorite is always “How far is Barnstable ...
Weekend Getaways - Nantucket
February 18, 2009
One thing my husband and I always agree on is the importance of good dining options when planning a getaway. Nantucket’s reputation for great restaurants ...
Weekend Getaways - Chatham
February 18, 2009
Immediately upon pulling into downtown Chatham, my first thought was of a charming village from some bygone era. Shops, galleries and restaurants, most housed in ...
Weekend Getaways - Provincetown
February 18, 2009
Provincetown has long been the quirkiest of Cape Cod towns. These days, it’s full of stylish inns and dining options and happening hot spots. As ...
Weekend Getaways - Sandwich
February 18, 2009
I needed a getaway that was high on comfort and low on stress, where familiarity would be reassuring, but not boring. I decided to return ...
Vacation Rentals
May 01, 2007
How would you like to vacation steps from a sandy beach in a property with a gourmet kitchen, flat-screen TV, high-speed Internet access, pool table, ...