Cliffside Beach Club & Hotel
Travel Blogs from Nantucket
... parking fine.
Movie Drive In - with authentic MONO speakers and popcorn with liquid butter. Ruth and James did camping.
Long dreary drive to Falmouth and then great cycle ride and home for a lovely sunset.
Off to Nantucket ...
... at the front of the boat and happened quickly- poor Ruth was just too small and adults leaned out in front of her.
Exhilarating experience. They are just so huge.
Back on dry land we explored Princetown. Great galleries and paintings tempting but not practical. Tom missing his Afternoon Tea but did find great cookies in Joe's cafe- still had tea in paper cups but as weather awesome (lovely breeze and 81 degrees) we were more forgiving.
Decided to go the ...
... and reburied (unmarked) elsewhere in the cemetery due to the number of people visiting and partying at his gravesite. Large portions of the island, which are in private ownership, have covenants on them to ensure that they are not subdivided or over developed. One of these is a 330 acre block now owned by Caroline Kennedy. The property was bought for her mother, then Jackie Onassis, in the early 1970s by Aristotle Onassis for $1.3 million to ensure Jackie's privacy when ...
... team competitive meal making with Tom and James on one team and Ruth and me on the other. Team T&J did BBQ extraordinaire and Team A&R are doing a homage to our holidays in Greece with Greek salad and Mousaka.
Really nothing more exciting today except that Tom has relinquished the driving to me as he is better with maps. I needlessly inspired great confidence by mixing up accelerator and break but ok since then!
Dull day but needed down time.
... to make a secret visit to without it leaking to the press. We passed the Kennedy Estate where Jacqueline Kennedy used to live; it is now home to Caroline Kennedy and her family. We passed by another home which the tour guide explained used to be the home of Gloria Swanson. Apparently Joseph Kennedy Sr gave the house to Gloria Swanson ( the pair were supposed to have an affair!). Prior to getting involved in government Joseph Kennedy Sr had made his money in ...
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet