Cape Cod: The Beach

Cape Cod is a thin spit of land extending into the Atlantic off the eastern coast of Massachusetts, surrounded by water. That means plenty of beaches on the Atlantic side of the peninsula, and a week on Cape Cod — especially a family reunion with beach-loving family members — will certainly involve plenty of beach … Read more Cape Cod: The Beach

Cape Cod: Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

One of my very best finds in researching things to do and see in Cape Cod was the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. This property is owned and operated by Mass Audubon and preserves almost 1,000 acres of environmentally sensitive land on the western (bay) side of Cape Cod just south of the town of Wellfleet. … Read more Cape Cod: Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Enjoying the Silence at Shark Valley in Everglades NP

It’s hard to believe that we have been living full time in Miami for over a year, and had not yet visited the Everglades from our new home base. Miami has the distinction of bordering two of the most unique national parks in the country — the underwater wonderland of Biscayne National Park and the … Read more Enjoying the Silence at Shark Valley in Everglades NP