Cape Cod: Charming Wellfleet

We’ve been home from our trip and catching up on work and life for a few weeks, but I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to write about our last full day on the Cape. Our rental home was located on the outskirts of Wellfleet, and after a week of driving through on our way … Read moreCape Cod: Charming Wellfleet

Cape Cod: Home of Communications Innovations

Any history of Cape Cod is going to have a heavy focus on Pilgrims and whaling, but I discovered a treasure trove of interesting science history when exploring several of the sites within the Cape Cod National Seashore. Lighthouses as Navigation Aids One image that is very much associated with New England in general and … Read moreCape Cod: Home of Communications Innovations

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 moreCape 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 moreCape Cod: Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary