New Seabury Resort and Conference Center
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We drove the 26 miles to the ferry terminal in Falmouth in 30 minutes, parked the car and caught the shuttle to the port. It is a 7 mile ferry crossing that takes about an hour.
The ferry was diverted due to rough conditions to Vineyard Haven instead of the ticketed destination of Oak Bluffs, where our hotel was located. So we had to taxi it to the hotel. We ...
Drove 112 miles in 1.5 hours.
I had no idea that Cape Cod was this close to Boston, it was a very easy and fast drive. I'm sure that in high season the route we took would be clogged up, however we had it almost to ourselves.
It was sunny though not hot enough for a swim in the ocean, so the locals were saved from that sight for another day. We stayed in West Dennis which is about the dead centre of the ...
... plants and other greenery as well as a few other recreational bikers and joggers. The rail trail, which I learned was called the Old Colony Railway line and served as the first reliable land transportation to most parts of the Cape. It carried tourists and provisions until the era of the automobile killed it, along with so many other mass transit systems. But at least it lives on in some small way as a really nice bike path!
We met up with the fam at a ...
... green on grass. The dogs were calm and gentle the entire time. (Such a proud mama).
Our entry into the park started with a 15 minute video about the natives and the pilgrims. How they did or did not get along, their customs, etc., then you are on your own. The entire park is open for exploration and the people that work there are character actors that dress, speak, and act like they did in the 1600's. You can touch everything, and in fact, they encourage you to ...
The Sperm Whale was the whale most sought after for its quality oil (it didn't smoke) from the mid-1700's to the late 1830's.
Nantucket boast no stop lights, neon signs or chain stores on their Island. They have a fantastic interest in preserving the tranquil nature of the island, in because of this, there are many acres of pristine land never to be developed! Good for them!