March 4, 2015
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Winter in Woods Hole

The last time the Eel Pond froze over for skating was 2004, and the last time we saw this much snow fall in Woods Hole was probably the Blizzard of 1978.  That’s right, it has been a tough winter in Woods Hole — with lots of snow, shoveling, ice, below zero temperatures and arctic winds. But the beauty of winter on Cape Cod is pretty amazing.  Imagine playing hockey on Eel Pond, walking across the ice to explore frozen boats, sledding on the gold course or walking out to Paradise Rock off Stoney Beach on the ice. Wander the village […]
February 11, 2014
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Great Winter for Snow on Cape Cod

It’s been a great winter for snow on Cape Cod with so many storms down here that we are just getting used to them!  Sadly, many winters it does not snow much because we are so close to the warm Gulf Stream.  But this year has been a great one for sledding on the Golf Course, skating on local ponds, enjoying winter sunsets with snow in the foreground as we keep getting new layers of white snow. Our local inns and B&B’s on Cape Cod offer all sorts of specials welcoming visitors in our quieter season.  The Palmer House offers […]
January 22, 2014

Stormy Day in Woods Hole

A blizzard blew though the area in the last 24 hours, shutting down schools, roads and ferries to Martha’s Vineyard with strong winds and about ten inches of snow accumulated.  Woods Hole hunkered down, WCAI broadcast through the storm and we peered out the windows as the wind howled, hoping to get out and play in the snow as soon as the weather cleared. By mid afternoon today, January 22, 2014, the sun started to peek out revealing a winter wonderland in our small village.  Pie in the Sky, Coffee Obsession and the Woods Hole Market were open and selling […]