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Cape Cod – Vacation Ideas, Kayaking

Mike Hogan -

There is a vacation idea that allows you to see Cape Cod in a way that not many visitors get to, due to a lack of awareness.  Did you know you can Kayak Cape Cod?  Sure you can kayak the Cape but, is it going to be an all day deal, are you going to… [ READ MORE ]

Kayaking On Cape Cod

Simon Hunton -

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  On a beautiful and sunny September morning I set off early to join Jonathon from Cape Kayaking and two delightful locals to head out along the Herring River in Harwich to enjoy what is one of the top kayaking spots on Cape Cod. The Herring River is surrounded by 200 acres of unspoilt marshland… [ READ MORE ]

Best Hiking on Cape Cod

Simon Hunton -

When guests at our Cape Cod Bed and Breakfast, The Platinum Pebble, ask us for exciting ideas on activities to pursue during their vacation on Cape Cod we frequently get questioning looks when we tell them to “take a hike”. But our apparent bluntness is, in most cases, actually a friendly call to action to… [ READ MORE ]

10 Reasons to pick Harwich for Cape Cod Vacation

Simon Hunton -

Harwich is located slap-bang in the middle of Cape Cod, pretty much equidistant between P-Town and Falmouth. Its mid-Cape position neighbors onto Chatham, Orleans, Dennis & Brewster and as its many beaches look out across the Nantucket Sound, it’s only a hop and a skip (and a paddle) from Harwich to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard…. [ READ MORE ]

Cape Cod Spring

Simon Hunton -

Given the excitement this past week surrounding the Royal Wedding it was fitting that mid-way through a walk at Bell’s Neck conservation area today I stumbled across a pair of swans sunning themselves on the river bank with their brood of newly borns. How is this connected to the Royal Wedding? – Well in the… [ READ MORE ]

A Cape Cod Trail

Simon Hunton -

Spring is here and Cape Cod has sprung into life with the sound of song-birds. There’s a serious amount of early morning tweeting going on and fortunately none of it involves a smart-phone and somebody “sharing” what they had for breakfast, the shocking discovery of a zit or their thoughts on last night’s “Celebrity Apprentice”…. [ READ MORE ]

Exploring Cape Cod – Turning left on Route 28

Simon Hunton -

On a sunny Cape Cod day as Summer wound its way towards Fall I decided to take a walk of exploration from our front door at The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn along route 28 into West Dennis to see what I would find. I set off at a brisk pace as I’d recently read that… [ READ MORE ]