With limited time and it being a first visit to Cape Cod my research led me to choose Chatham as our base as it’s conveniently located on the ‘elbow’ of the Cape and roughly half way along this fab spit of land just off the New England coast, south of Boston. I say fab because the […]
This post includes The route Where we stayed Interesting stop offs and attractions Internet research suggested that the more southerly states of New England might be best for my planned end of October visit to catch the fall colours. Of course it’s not an exact science and peak colours in foliage country depends on the […]
Looking for some foliage colour on the Cape we happened on Crystal Lake by the side of the Highway 28 near Orleans. Whilst not technically brilliant these are my favourite foliage photos of the New England road trip.
Provincetown is located on the tip of Cape Cod and so worth the drive to the end of the arm which bends neatly at the elbow of Chatham and reaches out into the Atlantic at Provincetown. A colourful town with a couple of piers jutting out from a huge car park on Commercial Street. Visiting in […]
The Old Harbor Inn………the last stop on the New England road trip and what a stop. We had so made the right choice in staying with Ray and Judy. It was the friendliest reception on the trip, we were welcomed by one of the staff who sat us down with a mug of coffee and […]
With torrential rain and a cold nor easter blowing across Massachusetts we needed to find somewhere indoors in which to kill time before flying home. Ray at The Old Harbor Inn Chatham suggested the JFK Museum and Library and we will be forever grateful for this fab suggestion. Earlier in the week we had dropped into the J […]
It is particularly poignant that as I sit catching up on my New England posts that one left still to do is my visit to the J F K Museum in Hyannis on this day of all days fifty five years since his assassination. I don’t know if I actually remember it happening but I grew up […]
….and so World Book Day is drawing to a close and this reader has been dipping in and out of Dorling Kindersley’s Eye Witness Travel Book on New England. So my idea is to visit in the fall and take in the foliage, do a bit of leaf peeping as they say but also to see some of […]