Steamship Authority

March 4, 2015
winter in woods hole

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 […]
August 24, 2012

How to Park in Woods Hole

 In the summer months, Woods Hole is filled with happy people, enjoying the summer breeze, watching the boats come in and out of the harbor, stopping for a bite to eat – AND looking for a place to park. But parking in Woods Hole is not as hard as you may think with several hundred spaces waiting to welcome you to our village. The first thing you need to know is that parking in Woods Hole is designed for people who are coming to patronize Woods Hole businesses and see the charm of Woods Hole itself. For these day visitors – […]
July 3, 2012

The Wired Village

It might not look like it on the outside, but Woods Hole is a cutting edge place, so it should come as no surprise that the entire village is packed with Internet hot spots. Hidden inside these weathered shingle buildings is a robust WiFi network, making catching up on the fly a breeze. Sitting at Coffee Obsession, a local coffee shop, my computer immediately recognized twelve devices that I could connect to. Passwords to most are clearly printed inside the various shops. For instance, Coffee Obsession’s password is on a sign at the counter above the Thunder Beans and near […]