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What to do in Harwich on a beautiful Cape Cod day

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Things to do in Harwich

Harwich | America’s #2 Happiest Seaside Town   Harwich is a welcoming seaside village in central Cape Cod.  Beaches, Nature, and Cranberry bogs define the town.  Coastal Magazine voted Harwich as America’s #2 Happiest Seaside town and Country Living Magazine listed Harwich as one of the Top 25 Main Streets in the USA…for a reason. … [ READ MORE ]

Where Do You Find The Best Ice Cream On Cape Cod?

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We’re often posed the question “where is the best place for an ice-cream on Cape Cod?’ The first answer that springs to mind is “safely in hand as you sit with your feet up on a sandy beach looking out across the blue waters of Nantucket Sound” but that does of course miss out one… [ READ MORE ]

Cape Cod Road Races – Ten of The Best

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For those Cape Cod visitors who wish to release their endorphins into the wild there are plenty of opportunities to do that if running is your thing. Throughout the year there are road races galore on Cape Cod  ranging from short fun runs to marathons, and not to mention the infamous and formidable Nantucket Rock… [ READ MORE ]

Cape Cod Christmas – Harwich House Tour 2013

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We were thrilled to be asked to be the featured Cape Cod Bed and Breakfast on the 2013 Christmas House Tour of Harwich, a much awaited event that only takes place on Cape Cod every three years. We and 5 other architecturally significant (and über-decorated!) houses were chosen by the Harwich Garden Club, who provided… [ READ MORE ]

Kayaking On Cape Cod

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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 ]

Boston Strong – Harwich Shows Support

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On Sunday 28th April The Platinum Pebble was proud to give its support to the fundraiser at the Land Ho! in Harwich, Cape Cod for Celeste & Sydney Corcoran, the mother and daughter from Lowell, who were both severely injured in the Boston bombing. Celeste lost her lower limbs below the knees and daughter Sydney… [ READ MORE ]

Hurricane Sandy – A Cape Cod Escape

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Cape Cod was preparing for the worst and the stores were full of locals purchasing their storm supplies and essentials: Beer (hurricane or no hurricane this is Cape Cod in the off-season) Bottled Water (had to be sparkling if you lived in Chatham) Flash-light (in case you misplaced the beer) Batteries (price gouging at the… [ READ MORE ]

Cape Cod Inn – Red Chair Travels

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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 ]

Cape Cod Life – Great Neighbors

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Being foreign “washashores” opening a unique, contemporary inn on Cape Cod, life was always likely to be easier if we could avoid making the locals restless. We needn’t have worried… The neighbors within whose midst we have dropped have been our greatest champions and support system. In much the same way that you can’t choose… [ READ MORE ]