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Cape Cod sunset sail on the Liberté

August 7th, 2015 by Beth Colt

If you’re looking to get out on the water and do it in style, you’ve got to book a ride on the Liberté. Watching the sunset over the westernmost part of Cape Cod from the deck of a beautiful 74’ three-masted schooner is easily one of my best memories from this summer. My friend Bonny…

Day Trip to Martha’s Vineyard, exploring Aquinnah and Gayhead Cliffs

July 26th, 2015 by Beth Colt

As a photographer I don’t like to admit this, but I can honestly say that there are some things that just have to be seen in person. These places that defy my desire to capture in a photograph are so magnificent and breathtaking that a picture just can’t do them justice. My day trip to…

Fun at the Falmouth Farmers Market

July 12th, 2015 by Beth Colt

If you’re looking for local flavor, there’s nothing quite like wandering around the local farmers market. The Falmouth Farmers Market (just up the road from the Woods Hole Inn in Woods Hole, MA on Cape Cod) has a long standing tradition of attracting farmers and artisans from all over eastern Massachusetts to sell local produce…

Cape Cod Cocktails, the best of Woods Hole summertime concoctions

June 24th, 2015 by Beth Colt

There’s certainly no shortage of places to sit down and enjoy Cape Cod cocktails in Woods Hole.  However, given so many good options it can be a daunting task to choose the right beverage for you. Don’t fear! This past week, a couple friends joined me for a Cape Cod cocktail tour and we did…

Barnstable Harbor Cape Cod Ecotour

June 16th, 2015 by Beth Colt

Cape Cod has so many great places to explore, but my friend Bonny and I were looking for something that could be described as a Cape Cod ecotour — you know, a fun day in the sun with a little learning and an eco twist. Enter Captain Joe, who along with his staff at Barnstable…

Ten Signs of Spring in Woods Hole

June 10th, 2015 by Beth Colt

As winter comes to an end, there are relentless signs of spring here in Woods Hole, in fact Woods Hole spring is made famous by the writings of environmentalist Rachel Carson whose research for her world-changing treatise “Silent Spring” started right here. For me, the signs of spring Woods Hole are everywhere, so I will…

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…

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