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Saying Goodbye to an Old Friend on Earth Day

April 24th, 2015 by Beth Colt

Earth Day is always special in Woods Hole, as the village is packed with scientists and others who study, examine, support and cherish mother earth and her oceans. But this Earth Day was unique, as locals gathered on Challenger Drive to say goodbye to an enormous copper beech tree that has offered shade and comfort […]

Snow Photos 2015 from Woods Hole, Cape Cod

February 28th, 2015 by Beth Colt

This winter brought more snow than usual with the month of February racking up over 100 inches in Boston, breaking snowfall records all over the region.  Our snow photos always intrigue summer visitors who only see Cape Cod at 80 degrees.  It’s hard to imagine Coast Guard ice cutters crisscrossing the Hole, intrepid explorers out […]

Steve Jobs Mega Yacht Venus

January 5th, 2015 by Beth Colt

Is is fitting that I captured images of the late Steve Jobs yacht Venus with my iPhone?  Yes.  Would he have been amused that posting them to Instagram later that day would cause an international stir?  I am thinking not. I took a vacation last week, sailing around the British Virgin Islands with my family […]

Photo of the Year, Pick Your Favorite from the 2014 Season

December 20th, 2014 by Beth Colt

Call me shutterbug.  All year long, I wander around Woods Hole and snap photos with my iPhone.  I post these photos daily on the Woods Hole Inn’s Facebook page under the moniker “Woods Hole Colors.”  Maybe some of you already follow me there. As we hurtle towards the New Year, I decided to review 365 […]

Knit Cape Cod Weekend

December 9th, 2014 by Beth Colt

Knit your way across Cape Cod with this great weekend value at the Woods Hole Inn.  Knitting on Cape Cod was never so easy. Join us January 23 – 25, 2015 in Woods Hole for a knitting weekend in conjunction with our friends at Sage Yarns Falmouth. Our Knit Cape Cod gathering kicks off on […]

Propose at Nobska Beach, or the perfect Cape Cod Proposal

December 2nd, 2014 by Beth Colt

Looking for the perfect spot to propose on Cape Cod?  Meet Jeanette and Andres, a couple whose Cape Cod proposal story will warm your heart as much as this incredible photo of them with the sun setting behind them, shot in the very moment that Andres proposed! In their own words: “Dear Woods Hole Inn: […]

Finding Fame on “Wheel of Fortune”

November 28th, 2014 by Beth Colt

WOODS HOLE, MA , November 28, 2014 – The Woods Hole Inn has been selected as a luxury bed and breakfast to be featured on the Wheel of Fortune during the show’s “Bed & Breakfast Week” in early December. It is among only five luxury bed and breakfasts prize packages, averaging $7,000 each, offered by […]

Stormy Cape Cod in November

November 9th, 2014 by Beth Colt

Fall comes slowly to Cape Cod, with the height of our foliage season happening now in early November.  As the nights begin to cool, winter storms start to head our way.  We had our first nor’easter of the season last weekend, felt a little early for it especially when the snow began to flurry, but […]

Our 500th TripAdvisor Cape Cod Review

October 9th, 2014 by Beth Colt

As of today, we have received our 500th review on TripAdvisor Cape Cod.  Six years in business, 500 reviews, 96% of which are four or five stars.  Wow, I am grateful for all those guests who shared their experiences with the world.  Sometimes I feel like Sally Fields at the 1984 Academy Awards:  You like […]

Fall Colors 2014 in Woods Hole

October 6th, 2014 by Beth Colt

Fall into autumn with a visit to Cape Cod, the perfect time to explore Woods Hole.  There are so many exciting things to do in fall, looking at the fall colors is just one of them.  Here, my TOP TEN reasons to visit Woods Hole this autumn. #10:  Ride the Shining Sea Bike Path Before […]

My Bucket List, or Day Trip to Oak Bluffs on Marthas Vineyard

September 27th, 2014 by Beth Colt

I recently ran into a gaggle of women of a certain age from Ohio on the streets of Woods Hole.  They were wearing matching yellow t-shirts which were titled “My Bucket List” and included Las Vegas, New York City and you guessed it, Martha’s Vineyard.  I hear this a lot at the front desk of […]

Saying Goodbye to Summer in Woods Hole

September 14th, 2014 by Beth Colt

Girls just want to have fun or so my father likes to remind me. Although I am a serious college student during the rest of the year, I am an unabashed pleasure-seeker in the summer. And this summer at the Woods Hole Inn, my work and my play mingled most affably. One might think that […]

MV Chilifest on January 24, 2015

September 7th, 2014 by Beth Colt

MV Chilifest (also known as the Big Chili Contest) is right around the corner on January 24, 2015 this year!  Start getting excited for the fun of the ferry ride packed with happy people headed to the big tent with all you can eat chili donated from local restaurants, live music and plenty of cold […]

Breakfast at the Woods Hole Inn, featuring Rachel Ray

August 31st, 2014 by Beth Colt

When Rachel Ray calls, you answer, right? Last week, we heard she was looking for special romantic breakfast recipes, and what’s more romantic than breakfast for two at the Woods Hole Inn? So, close your eyes and imagine a perfect parfait of fresh cut berries, layered with thick greek yogurt, and house-made granola, the fragrance […]

Ride the Carousel of Light in Falmouth MA Cape Cod

August 20th, 2014 by Beth Colt

Three miles up the road from us in Falmouth, summer people and locals are flocking to a new attraction — the Carousel of Light.  The brain child of artist and sculptor Lance Shinkle, this extraordinary wooden carousel is fun for young and old.  Each horse was hand carved by Shinkle, and the exterior of the […]

Walking around Woods Hole

August 18th, 2014 by Beth Colt

From Guest Blogger Gwen Martin: Looking for something to do in Woods Hole? When in doubt, take a walk. I personally love walking anywhere, but walking around Woods Hole is especially rewarding. Walk Around Eel Pond:  The classic Woods Hole walk is “around the pond.”   Start off where ever you can see Eel Pond (an inlet […]

Relax in Edgartown, nearby Edgartown MA lodging

August 11th, 2014 by Beth Colt

  Sea-washed shingles, neatly trimmed cottages, cheerful flowerbeds, and a scenic harbor full of yachts and sailboats make Edgartown one of my favorite spots to visit on Martha’s Vineyard. Edgartown seems to emanate summer and relaxation, beckoning me back every year. The easiest (and most economical) way to get there is to take the Woods […]

The Woods Hole Film Festival

July 28th, 2014 by Beth Colt

If variety is the spice of life, Woods Hole and its film festival are hot! The village is home to world-renowned scientific institutions and historic buildings and a plethora of delightful eating establishments, beaches, and cultural events like contra dancing, jazz and folk concert series, art shows, and the Woods Hole Film Festival. And the […]

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