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Your Cape Cod base to see Southern New England

February 28th, 2010 by cassels

One of the most frequent comments from our short-stay guests here at The Inn is that they wished they hadn’t underestimated what there is to see and do in Cape Cod and the surrounding areas. They would love to have had longer than their (average) 3 nights, which only gave them 2 full days to explore.DSC_0274

Sometimes, however, we do have guests return the following season, after a brief taste on their first visit of what the Cape and Islands have to offer. It isn’t so simple, of course, for so many of our overseas visitors, who are planning a two week tour of New England, and have to decide on, and sometimes limit, the places they want to see. The nature of these tours means they are often “living out of a suitcase” for much of the time, which most people don’t really care for. So please think about this, those of you who are in the process of putting together a New England itinerary: perhaps you should consider making Cape Cod your base. It is not just a wonderful destination in its own right, but also a very convenient springboard for comfortable day trips to Newport, Boston, Plymouth & Providence.

You can very easily spend 5 or more days here, assuming you just visit the National Seashore, Provincetown, Chatham, both islands (allowing a day for each of these), then don’t forget, of course, to somehow squeeze in an unforgettable whale-watching excursion. Then factor in a trip to see the Newport Mansions, taking in the scenic cliff-walk, add a couple more of the aforementioned destinations, allow some time to relax locally on one of the gorgeous sandy beaches we are within walking distance of, or drive just a few minutes to choose between many more. So you can now see that a couple of days on Cape Cod is just not realistic, that is if you really want to make the most of your trip.

Tired of driving? Then leave your car in our private parking area for a couple of days and explore the botanical trails that our inn overlooks. Or visit the 2 museums on Yarmouth Port village green: The Edward Gorey House & Captain Bangs Hallets House & Museum, or simply gaze into a magnificent sunset from the romantic Gray’s Boardwalk. Fancy a dip? Stroll down to Dennis Pond, just 5 minutes walk from the inn, and cool off in this  freshwater lake, then sip a glass of wine sitting relaxing on the beach.DSC_0352

We are always delighted to help guests plan their stay with us, either prior to arrival, or each morning during our scrummy breakfast. Start your Cape Cod adventure right here – you won’t want to ever leave!

Bed and Breakfast in Cape Cod: Winter

February 4th, 2009 by cassels

Escape to Cape Cod for a winter weekend getaway, where it will feel warm and welcoming. Stay at our charming Bed and Breakfast Cape Cod and curl up in  one of our big armchairs in The Manor Suite or in front of the fireplace in The Sears Room.  Take time to read, daydream and sip hot chocolate. Bundle up and take a winter stroll along the magnificent boardwalk which heads out into the Bay at our local Gray’s Beach. Browse quaint bookstores, boutiques and antique shops in our village centers and complete your afternoon with a visit to Parnassus Book Store, which is right across the street from the inn. Bed and Breakfast in Cape Cod
There you will find an Aladdin’s Cave of literary treasures to keep you fascinated for hours. Enjoy cozy restaurants with crackling fires and old wood floors. Everywhere you go, you’ll experience the warmth of people who call the Cape home.

Enjoy the peace and quiet while taking in the various ocean views. There are a number of hiking trails available, ask us at the Cape Cod Bed Breakfast for some of our favorite spots.

Make notes of the places you want to return to in the warmer weather. Then you won’t waste time in the car driving to places we could have skipped. Peak time in the Cape has to be well planned due to the traffic. Just some friendly travel tips for Massachusetts Bed Breakfasts! Hope to see you soon!

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