| names Woods Hole, MA
of the 20 Best Towns to visit in 2014.
Woods Hole enjoys a long-standing heritage in science, evident in the Marine Biological Lab and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Nearby Nobska Lighthouse and the bio-rich shoreline are satisfying places for curious minds to explore.
"But science also begets art. The Geo-strophic String Quartet, led by a former WHOI researcher, has played concerts at the village historical museum. Local ceramic artist Joan Lederman creates glazes from sediments collected on the ocean floor. The public radio station WCAI broadcasts "One Species at a Time" from a 19th-century captain's house on Water Street. The Woods Hole Film Festival, now in its 23rd season, is planning a "Bringing Science to the Screen" program. Even at Pie in the Sky, a well-loved village coffee shop with every genus of bakery items, I sat in front of a display on the science of coffee roasting, wondering whether the man at the counter ordering a latte has been awarded a Nobel Prize yet." – Sean Nielsen Read the entire article. . .
says Falmouth, MA is one of the 24 small New England towns you need to visit.
Unlike some other Cape towns, Falmouth is located on the lower part of the Cape — which gives you a whole different Cape experience.
"What to do: Soak in the sun, see the sea creatures at Woods Hole Science Aqurarium, learn about the ocean's complexitites at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution." Read the entire article. . .
the road connecting Woods Hole and Falmouth, this quiet B&B
(with 2 acres of gardens enjoyed from a hammock and plenty
of lounge chairs) has a welcoming feel. The attached barn has
five renovated guest rooms; second-floor rooms are more spacious,
with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. Decor is crisp country
modern, and each room has a bold splash of color. Full breakfast
is included, as are loaner bikes, beach chairs, beach towels,
and use of the outdoor shower—within walking distance of a beach."
~ from An
Explorer's Guide to Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard by Kim
Hole Passage Bed & Breakfast
Inn provides you with all the comfort and warm hospitality
Cod Bed & Breakfast
known for, and represents Cape Cod lodging at it's finest! It
is the perfect All-Season Cape Cod Bed & Breakfast
where you can relax and enjoy everything New England
and specifically, The Cape have
to offer, right at your doorstep.
located near Martha's
between the town of Falmouth and
village of Woods Hole, it is within
walking distance of
both bay and ocean beaches. This 5-room inn is the transformation
of a century-old carriage house, situated on spacious
grounds, surrounded by large shade trees, and well-maintained
flower and herb gardens.
Hole Passage offers lodging close to all the summer fun
of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Falmouth, Massachusetts,
including: beaches, sailing, art galleries, restaurants,
shops, theatre, film festivals, and the famed Woods Hole Oceanographic
Institution. Additionally it provides a restful
retreat in the quiet season.