Our 51st Season!

And…We’re Back! Cape Cod’s Post-COVID Comeback

After more than a year of shuttered venues and dining outside, it is beyond wonderful to see how quickly things are bouncing back on Cape Cod. Despite weather that proved challenging, Fourth of July on the Cape featured fireworks and beloved hometown parades. Restaurants and theaters have reopened, and many events have reemerged. Here are …

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What Makes a Good Bed & Breakfast on Cape Cod?

The Ships Knees Inn sign on Beach Rd in Orleans says Welcome!

If you’re planning a trip to Cape Cod, the first thing you will want to do is decide where to stay. As one of the top vacation destinations in the country, Cape Cod is filled with options, with everything from large resort-style hotels to family-friendly motels to historic inns. Should you want to soak in …

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An Ode to Oysters: A Cape Cod Tradition

“He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.” As the quote from Irish satirist Jonathan Swift indicates, raw oysters on the half shell aren’t especially pretty. Opting to eat a gray, gelatinous blob plucked from the sea – without cooking it – just doesn’t sound very appetizing. But, oh; the taste. Savored without …

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Recipe for Summer Breakfast -“Overnight Oats”

You might think, oatmeal served at room temperature….how good can this be? We began serving this recipe at the Inn breakfast about 2 years ago, but it has become surprisingly popular and one of our most requested recipes. Being a hot oatmeal lover, I was a little reluctant but became a big fan after my …

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