That was how Woods Hole was described by a national news reporter after a small plane crash brought reporters flocking to Woods Hole in 1999. We have to commend the technical accuracy. Amidst the chaos, Woods Hole has retained its small village appeal and fishing is still part of the daily scene. On an August afternoon visit to the docks next to the Aquarium you may find a number of small commercial fishing boats and a box truck loading fresh fish for a Boston wholesaler. Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) operates the Gemma to collect research specimens and The National Marine […]
Woods Hole is one of the most beautiful places on Cape Cod to wander around and take pictures. Just a few minutes stroll from the center of the village, you will find beaches, stunning water view homes, amazing boats and much more. Fall and spring are a great time to visit Cape Cod — what follows is a photo essay of “walking Woods Hole” in the off-season. Come and explore Woods Hole, a quintessential Cape Cod village. The magic is in the discovery of your own favorite views and special spots.
A season of extraordinary events is underway at the Woods Hole Historical Museum! This year, the Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Children’s School of Science, as well as the 125th anniversary of the Marine Biological Lab. Our two changing exhibits contain vibrant, captivating images of these two iconic Woods Hole institutions. The collected illustrations, photographs, and hands-on demonstration are bound to engage visitors of all ages. On Tuesday, July 30 at noon the museum will host a public conversation highlighting the recent publication of Wet Sneakers & Nets, the Children’s School of Science in Woods Hole, Massachusetts Celebrates […]
Woods Hole is the perfect spot to beat the heat of the dog days of summer. Nestled on a peninsular between Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound there always seems to be a nice sea breeze. The temperature in Woods Hole is typically 10 degrees cooler than in town. Want to take a swim? There are three great spots for that. Stony Beach, which is located on the Buzzards Bay side, is popular for locals and summer visitors. On the Vineyard Sound side there is Nobska Beach, enjoy the surf while you watch the boats pass by the famous Nobska Light […]