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The ins and outs of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket

  • We live here on the Cape, and we love to try new restaurants. A couple weeks ago we ventured to Wellfleet and discovered excellent food. Especially the clam chowder!

    Best Clam Chowder

    I am not a food critic, but I dream about that profession. Last week, while celebrating our anniversary, I may have found the best clam chowder on the Cape.

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  • If you are looking for a weekend full of hometown flavor and big time fun, you will absolutely love the Wellfleet Oysterfest.  Here is a look at some homes that are perfect for a weekend in Wellfleet!

    Oysterfest Vacation Rentals

    If you are looking for a weekend full of hometown flavor and big time fun, you will absolutely love the Wellfleet Oysterfest. Here is a look at some homes that are perfect for a weekend in Wellfleet!

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  • There are plenty of great places on the Cape and Islands that are well known to man, however, it's the lesser known hidden gems that help make Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket so special. Here is a list of our favorites.

    Hidden Gems

    There are plenty of great places on the Cape and Islands that are well known to man, however, it's the lesser known hidden gems that help make Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket so special. Here is a list of our favorites.

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  • Some people want the modern amenities and contemporary decor. Some people want the Cape Cod charm. Here's a list of 6 charming and rustic vacation rental homes.

    Rustic Rental Homes

    These 5 vacation rental homes are super charming with a traditional Cape Cod rustic feel.

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  • It had been 20 years since I last visited the fair. It was much as I remembered, a kind of throwback to quieter, simpler, happier times.

    Arriving at the Fair

    Photographs and story about my visit to the MV Agricultural Fair in West Tisbury.

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  • Looking for a place to stay on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, or Nantucket for the Labor Day weekend? These homes could be the perfect fit for you.

    Labor Day Cottages

    Looking for a place to stay for the Labor Day weekend? These homes could be the perfect fit for you.

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  • Less crowds, lower prices, vacation rentals offering weekend rates, great weather, the list goes on why we suggest you spend a fall weekend on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket.

    Fall Weekends on the Cape

    We can think of at least 6 reasons why spending a fall weekend on the Cape or Islands is a really good idea.

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  • From common directions to scheduling your next slathering of sunblock, here are 8 apps that you will love on your next Cape or Islands vacation.

    Travel Apps You'll Love

    From common directions to scheduling your next slathering of sunblock, here are 8 apps that you will love on your next Cape or Islands vacation.

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  • My husband told me he had a surprise, and I needed to pick a day this week to take off from work. I love surprises and was trying hard to guess what trick he had up his sleeve. So I grab my coffee at the Sparrow and am anxiously waiting outside….waiting….excited…
Next thing I know, my dear friend from NYC is standing in front of me, smiling!! “Are you my surprise?” I happily screamed and cried. Yes, she is here visiting for 24 hours. 
So, what do you do with a best friend for 24 hours on the C

    24 Hour Surprise Visit

    When your dear friend surprises you with a visit, how do you spend 24 hours together on Cape Cod? Here are the 4 stops we made.

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  • Here is everything you need to know about taking a bike ride on the Cape Cod Rail Trail.

    Cape Cod Rail Trail

    Everything you need to know about the biking on the Cape Cod Rail Trail.

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