Posts in Bells Neck Conservation Area

Cape Cod Hiking Trail

Mike Hogan -

This is a special Cape Cod Hiking Trail, Bell’s Neck is one of the most spectacular for scenery.  The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn is lucky to have it, nearly, in our backyard.  A short walk North from the Inn brings you to one of the best early morning or early evening hikes to be found… [ READ MORE ]

Cape Cod Bike Trail

Mike Hogan -

Would you like a unique perspective of Cape Cod?  The Cape Cod Bike Trail is a phenomenal bike path that riders can take 22 miles over the Cape.  There are also side trips off the trail offering access to Nickerson State Park and the Cape Cod National Seashore.  We will take you through Nickerson State… [ READ MORE ]

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 -

  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 ]

Cape Cod Inn – Red Chair Travels

Simon Hunton -

This month The Platinum Pebble played host to an honored guest from Wood’s Hole, Cape Cod – The Red Chair. The Red Chair has left its home at The Wood’s Hole Inn (escaping the commotion of the incredible renovation work that’s going on there) and set about traveling the length and breadth of Cape Cod… [ 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 ]