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Families with four-legged friends have difficult decisions to make when they go on vacation. Sure, they can opt for a kennel or a pet sitter, but many people feel that their dog is a part of the family. In that situation, the vacation is for the whole family and leaving the dog at home would be like leaving one of the kids at grandma's while everyone else gets to go and have a good time.
Said more simply, many people feel that Fido should be able to come too, so here are some places on Cape Cod that will help you to plan your excursion accordingly.There's never a shortage of snappily dressed dogs on Provincetown's Commercial Street. Photo by Jane Booth.
For those looking to woo like no one has ever wooed before, Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to make the love of your life swoon. Here are some fabulous suggestions for Valentine’s Day dates that will make your lover's heart melt.This plank adorning the Sandwich Boardwalk in Sandwich says it all....love is in the air on Cape Cod. Photo by Maggie Kulbokas.
Yes, it is winter on the Cape once again, and as dreary as January and February can be, there are beacons that shine in the cold, dark night. While some places may shutter up early, others are lively scenes.
A plus to going out during the winter on Cape Cod? Way fewer people. This means that not only will you be able to have fun, but there will be far less of a commotion. You might even be able to socialize! Here are some great places to wet your whistle and have a good time on Cape Cod.Head out to a Cape Cod pub for a mug of frosty beer and some trivia or karaoke.
There are many different hotels to choose from on Cape Cod. Some offer beach access, some are near vibrant town centers, some have sterling reputations, and some are a mixture of these attributes.In addition to its recently renovated rooms and grounds, the Anchor In in Hyannis now has a 24 slip marina. Anchor In photo.
For adults, the Cape has a lot to offer. From fine dining, to beaches, to entertaining bars, there is quite a bit to choose from. But what some visitors may not be aware of is that the Cape and Islands have a plethora of wineries, breweries, and even a distillery. Visitors looking to have a relaxing day pleasantly trying out different libations have plenty of options. Here to help in making that decision, are the details of each.Enjoy a tour and a taste at Cape Cod Winery in East Falmouth. Photo courtesy of CapeCodWinery.com.
While Cape Cod is a famous summer destination, it’s an often overlooked hidden gem in the quiet season. Minus the heavy summer crowds, there are many wonderful adventures for adults and families during the colder months.
1. Walking trails with Harwich Conservation TrustJuanito Pascual will perform in Passport to Spain in January with the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra. Photo courtesy of CCSO.
As 2013 comes to a close, we prepare for one of the biggest events of the year: ringing in 2014. Yes, some may choose to watch the ball drop at their homes, snuggled up on their couches, but for those who feel like braving the elements and joining in exuberant celebrations, there are plenty of amazing First Night celebrations to be found on Cape Cod.First Night festivities in Sandwich last year. Photo courtesy of First Night Sandwich/Sandwich Community TV.
As Christmas rapidly approaches, lights go up on houses in our neighborhoods, trees are adorned with the traditional trimmings, wreaths appear on doors, and we rush to finish getting gifts for loved ones (really, why don’t we begin Christmas shopping sooner?). During this mad dash, it can be nice to relax and take some time to enjoy the sights of Christmas that have sprung up seemingly overnight.
On Cape Cod, not only are yards decorated, but the towns put on quite good shows as well. Here are some of the fascinating Christmas trees that are fun to check out on Cape Cod!Provincetown's famous lobster trap tree with the Pilgrim Monument in the background. Photo by Maggie Kulbokas.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year (according to at least one song), and the whole Cape is getting into it. Here are some fun upcoming holiday events on
1. Brewster For the Holidays will be held Dec.6 through Dec.8. This wonderful town-wide celebration features over 70 different events, all of which can be found
here. Some of the fun includes Santa at Drummer Boy Park where there will also
It’s that fabulous time of year again when we gather together with our families, exchange gifts, break bread, and give thanks. It’s also that time of year when we fill up on turkey, potatoes, and a myriad of delicious dishes that make us feel oh-so-guilty the next day.
However, we need not feel the pangs of guilt. Instead of kicking yourself because you indulged a bit too much on Thanksgiving, try kicking up your heels the morning of Thanksgiving in one of these great races!In 2012, more than 1,400 participated in the Chatham Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day. Photo courtesy of www.ChathamTurkeyTrot.com.