Cape Cod Villages

Woods Hole is one of the premiere villages on Cape Cod, known for its deep harbor, great beaches and vintage village.

June 28, 2013

Buzzards Bay Discovery Center

Have you ever counted a scallop’s eyes? Have you looked inside a mermaid’s purse? Have you touched an animal that has been around since the dinosaurs? You can do all that and much more at the Buzzards Bay Discovery Center! Located at 21 Luscombe Ave, in the heart of Woods Hole village, the free Buzzards Bay Discovery Center is stocked with interactive exhibits that excite locals and visitors, adults and children alike. The centerpiece of the Discovery Center is the Buzzards Bay touch tank, where you can get up close and personal with all kinds of Bay animals like sea […]
June 21, 2013

Nobska Lighthouse

Nobska Lighthouse is a short walk from Woods Hole village.  One of the most popular view sites on Cape Cod, it is frequently used as the backdrop for weddings, engagements and family photos. This hilltop marks the entrance into the Woods Hole Passage, which local yachtsmen will tell you is the dangerous channel between Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound.  From here you will see ferries headed to the Vineyard, and in summer, countless pleasure boats exploring Vineyard Sound. The Falmouth Road Race was made famous with a helicopter shot of the racers streaming past this lighthouse with the island of […]
December 11, 2012

Happy Holidays from Woods Hole

Beautiful tree in Woods Hole, where several local B&B’s welcome travelers at any time of the year! See Woods Hole Passage, Woods Hole Inn or Palmer House listings for more information.
September 4, 2012

George Williams Skiff

Mention the term “skiff” to anyone who has lived around Woods Hole and they will immediately picture a George Williams skiff, a total old school classic and great for a multitude of purposes. The typical George Williams skiff is around 17 feet in length and made of painted pine plywood.  Powered by a small outboard motor, this versatile skiff is so synonymous with Woods Hole that it is often referred to as a Woods Hole skiff. The skiff’s configuration ranges form an open tiller steering to a specialized workboat with side steering and seating. The beautiful little skiffs draw little […]