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Top 5 Romantic Lighthouses on Cape Cod

September 10th, 2016 by Julia Pearl

 Here is our recent wrap up of romantic lighthouses on Cape Cod.  Looking for romance?  Look no further than our top five romantic Lighthouse Cape Cod list that follows . . . #1 Nobska Lighthouse Woods Hole, MA Nobska Lighthouse is a classic New England style lighthouse, poised on a hill top looking out over…

Our “Same Time Next Year” Special

August 28th, 2016 by Beth Colt

With the years flying by faster than ever, it gets harder and harder to find the time for a pause, no matter how brief. At the Woods Hole Inn, we want you to be able to treasure your stay as much as possible, so we’ve created our “Same Time Next Year” special with that in mind; just ask…

How to Explore Chappaquiddick Island, Edgartown MA in four steps

August 23rd, 2016 by Julia Pearl

Chappaquiddick Island, the island off of Martha’s Vineyard Located off Martha’s Vineyard is Chappaquiddick Island, or Chappy as the locals call it.  Barely connected to the main island by a thread of beach, often breached in storms, the main way to Chappy is by ferry from Edgartown. Exploring this remote island is one of the…

Visit Nantucket Island from Woods Hole

August 15th, 2016 by Julia Pearl

Nantucket… the Grey Lady…  #ACK… Whatever you call this island thirty miles off the coast of Cape Cod, a trip here will change you.   Known for cobblestone streets, elegant shopping, and surf-raked beaches, Nantucket Island is a unique place that should be on your bucket list. I could not spend the summer on Cape…

Staff Spotlight- Meet Amanda Benoit

August 12th, 2016 by Beth Colt

Amanda Benoit, Manager of the Woods Hole Inn Amanda has been working at the inn for over six years, managing it for the last three. What is the best part of the job? Our guests are my favorite part of this job. Meeting such interesting, warm, happy people from all over the word makes it not only…

5 Best Honeymoon Destinations on the Upper Cape

July 18th, 2016 by Beth Colt

Planning a honeymoon on Cape Cod? With its sandy beaches, fresh squeezed summer cocktails, and picturesque bike paths, the Cape has always been high on the list for newly-weds looking for a romantic and restorative honeymoon. Below, we’ve rounded up our five favorite lodging options for the Upper Cape, your honeymoon Cape Cod dream locale. Starting with… The…

My Edgartown Bike Trip, a day on Martha’s Vineyard

July 12th, 2016 by Julia Pearl

My Edgartown bike trip started with the short pedal from the Woods Hole Inn to the Martha’s Vineyard ferry terminal across the street.  It was the perfect day to explore the island, leaving from Woods Hole to the port of Oak Bluffs. Ferry to Oak Bluffs The ferry was about forty five minutes but it…

Staff Spotlight — Meet Kaylee Costa

July 11th, 2016 by Beth Colt

Kaylee Costa, Front Desk & Red Chair Travels Coordinator Kaylee Costa has been working at the Woods Hole Inn for several years now, and you may know her as the superstar who saved another employee’s life last year.  (And if not, read all about that right here.) What is the best part of the job?…

Tour the New Research Vessel R/V Neil Armstrong, an insider photo essay

June 26th, 2016 by Beth Colt

Woods Hole officially welcomed a new $100 million dollar research ship called the R/V Neil Armstrong on Saturday June 25th.  Over 25 years in the planning, this gleaming new floating laboratory was open for the day, with thousands of lucky visitors (including me!) invited on board for a full tour. Woods Hole is the NASA…

Daytrip to Provincetown from the Woods Hole Inn

June 14th, 2016 by Julia Pearl

Everyone says, a Cape Cod summer is not complete without a daytrip to Provincetown,  known for its beaches, arts, and fabulous gay community.  Even though I have only been in Woods Hole a few weeks, I put a day visit to P-Town at the top of my summer bucket list and headed off with my…

Fall Beer Bed & Breakfast Weekend (Nov 4-6th, 2016)

June 6th, 2016 by Beth Colt

Summer has just begun, but fall is around the corner and we are partnering with the Cape Cod Chamber to create a fabulous “Beer Bed & Breakfast” weekend on Cape Cod in November (4th – 6th, 2016).  As the season comes to a close, true Cape Cod lovers will gather for a fall weekend filled…

Water Street Kitchen – new fine dining in Woods Hole

June 5th, 2016 by Beth Colt

In the heart of Woods Hole stands a charming old fish shack which has for decades operated under the name The Fishmonger but has recently been re-modeled, re-conceived and re-launched as the Water Street Kitchen & Public House.  Buzz on the street has been excellent, and I finally had some down time this weekend to…

Daytrip Martha’s Vineyard – my tour of the fabulous new Nobnocket Inn

May 8th, 2016 by Beth Colt

Mother’s Day in Woods Hole, rainy and overcast with teenagers sleeping in … the perfect day for a little “me” time!  Walked across the street to the ferry to daytrip Martha’s Vineyard and visit our friends Simon and Anabelle, who have just purchased a fabulous property in Vineyard Haven called the Nobnocket Boutique Inn. My…

Room 7 After Photos – a Cape Cod renovation story

April 22nd, 2016 by Beth Colt

After nearly three months of renovations, room seven at the Woods Hole Inn is complete! With new floors, new windows, beautiful marble tiles, a glass rain shower, and built-in air conditioning — it now stands refreshed and polished, and ready for a busy summer! Scroll down to see some “after” photos. To see the “before” photos on…

3 Reasons to Visit Woods Hole in the Spring

April 18th, 2016 by Beth Colt

Yes, there’s nothing quite like summer in Woods Hole. We won’t deny it, and we’d be lying if we said we weren’t counting down the days! In the meantime, spring feels like a best kept secret around here. As the weather warms up, the daffodils bloom, and Eel pond slowly but surely fills with boats, the town comes…

Renovation Woods Hole Inn style, with secrets found in the walls

March 18th, 2016 by Beth Colt

When we first bought the Woods Hole Inn, it suffered from what is politely referred to as deferred maintenance — peeling paint, broken windows, a Byzantine layout. Many people saw a tear down, but we appreciated it’s Victorian charms and renovated over several years (the epic adventures of renovation 2012 are here before, and during, …

Soul in the Hole; a new restaurant in Woods Hole

February 18th, 2016 by Beth Colt

With flair, fanfare and an unexpected wedding, “The 41-70” — a new restaurant in Woods Hole on Water Street — opened last night.  Le tout Woods Hole was in attendance for the opening party to wish owner Carol Grigas, and co-chefs Brandon Baltzley and Laura Higgins a fine welcome to the 2016 season, enjoying live…

Woods Hole Inn named in Top Ten B&Bs in the US

January 16th, 2016 by Beth Colt

The Woods Hole Inn was named one of the top ten B&B’s in the US by prestigious BedandBreakfast.com for 2015.  This is a SERIOUS honor, and we are so grateful for the acknowledgement. Back in 2008 when we bought the property, then a somewhat dilapidated house, I do not think many people might have imagined…

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