Recreation & Activities

Harbor LIFE: Wellfleet

By Bill O'Neill | September 13, 2018

 Fresh seafood & fine art set this coastal community apart This is the fifth installment of a new series exploring the vibrant harbors across Cape Cod and the Islands…

September/October 2018 Events: Islands

By Mary Anglin | September 13, 2018

October 17-21: MV Food & Wine Festival The 11th annual Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival is the perfect event to experience the local production of farm and fish on…

September/October 2018 Events: Lower Cape

By Mary Anglin | September 13, 2018

September 15-16: Harwich Cranberry Festival Set up on the fields of the Harwich Community Center, the Harwich Cranberry Festival will take place September 15-16. This festival is well-known for its…

September/October 2018 Events: Upper Cape

By Mary Anglin | September 13, 2018

September 15th: Cape Cod Canal Day, Bourne The Cape Cod Canal has always been a hotspot for activity. whether it’s biking, running, rollerblading, or relaxing. Taking place at Buzzards Bay Park,…

September/October 2018 Events: Outer Cape

By Mary Anglin | September 13, 2018

October 13-14: Wellfleet OysterFest The Wellfleet OysterFest, in its 18th year, has returned for another weekend of food, drink and entertainment. During the two-day festival, families can enjoy arts and…

Yarmouth Seaside Festival

September/October 2018 Events: Mid Cape

By Mary Anglin | September 13, 2018

October 6-8: Yarmouth Seaside Festival Spending summer on the Cape is a no-brainer, but you may not have considered attending events on Cape Cod for Columbus Day weekend. The Yarmouth…

Foliage, Family & Fun: Cape & Islands festivals you won’t want to miss this fall

By Mary Anglin | September 13, 2018

The end of summer does not mean the end of good times on the Cape and Islands. All throughout Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket there are festivals and events…

The Flavor of Barbados

By Allyson Plessner | September 1, 2018

The Flavor of Barbados: An Unforgettable Dinner at the Chatham Bars Inn Farm Chef Michael Hinds presents an unforgettable meal at the Chatham Bars Inn Farm, bringing the culture and…

Trailblazers: Mountain biking on Cape Cod

By Chris White | August 27, 2018

More and more riders are embarking on the Cape’s impressive trails, with one local organization paving the way Shards of splintered sunlight sparkle against oaks, bayberry bushes and tangles of…

Harbor Life Woods Hole

Harbor LIFE: Woods Hole

By Bill O'Neill | August 2, 2018

Adventure awaits in this sublime village This is the fourth installment of a new series exploring the vibrant harbors across Cape Cod and the Islands In Woods Hole, you’ll find…

The lure of the catch

By Julie Craven Wagner | August 2, 2018

  The Outer Cape fishing community holds tight to its time-honored tradition of surfcasting “Some go to church and think about fishing, others go fishing and think about God.”  –Tony Blake…

Endless Summers

By Chris White | August 2, 2018

Surf’s up for the 44th year of the storied Cape Cod Oldtimers Longboard Classic In the waning hours of an August afternoon, a line of nearly two-dimensional, vaguely rocket-shaped monoliths…

August 2018 Gunkholing: When I was a boy

By Brian Shortsleeve | August 2, 2018

Many an evening was spent playing touch football on Craigville Beach in Centerville. Most of the guys had summer jobs at or near the beach club. Sometimes members of the…

Historic Hideaways

By Mary Anglin | August 2, 2018

Rich with history and vibrancy, the Cape is sought out for vacations, weddings and events year-round. At these award-winning resorts, you can find that olde Cape Cod feel you may…

If you’re fond of sand dunes and salty air…

By Allyson Plessner | August 2, 2018

Sarah McCaffery and her husband, Simon, grew up enjoying summertime on the Cape with their families. From days spent roaming the beach or developing a taste for lobster rolls to…

Life, Liberté and the pursuit of happiness

By Allyson Plessner | August 2, 2018

Based in Falmouth, the Liberté offers an impressive sailing experience It’s commonly known that the part of Cape Cod closest to the mainland is colloquially referred to as the “Upper…

Liams Fate

Poseidon’s fury is Liam’s fate

By James P. Freeman | August 2, 2018

Though battered and bruised, Nauset Beach remains an iconic presence on Cape Cod In Homer’s “Odyssey,” Poseidon, god of the sea, is a divine antagonist who hampered Odysseus’s journey home.…

A Cape tradition like no other

By Marc LeBlanc | August 2, 2018

How a famous Cape Cod road race lead to a lifelong friendship Did you ever imagine when you were growing up you and your childhood best friend creating a tradition…