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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Our Favorite Waterfront Restaurants on Cape Cod

Cape Cod is all about the ocean. It was the miles of sandy beaches that first drew summer visitors to our shores in the 1800s, and they are what have made the Cape one of the top vacation destinations in the world. When you visit, you’ll want to spend as much time taking in the …

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Exploring the Cape Cod Craft Beverage Trail

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If the question is “Is there any craft beer near me?” when you’re staying at Ship’s Knees Inn, the answer is absolutely. But wait; there’s more. Should you be more oenophile than lover of micro-brews, there is a winery within just a few miles of the inn. In fact, you can even partake of the …

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A Brief History of Nauset Beach and Nauset Heights

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As the Old Colony Railroad reached each town on Cape Cod, that town was ‘put on the map’ as a destination for summer visitors. The railroad’s first depot on Cape Cod was in Sandwich; it opened in 1848. Service extended from west to east – with spurs running south into Falmouth, Hyannis and Chatham – …

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