Cape Cod, Massachusetts

I was born in Massachusetts and lived there until I was almost 14. Coming back to my birth state was really fun. Our first stop was Cape Cod where my family used to go for vacations in the summertime.

While visiting Cape Cod we got to visit with some friends and family. My aunt Jackie came to see us a few times. The first time she brought her 2 boys (who are not so little anymore!), and Jake & I joined them for a deep sea fishing trip.

20180526_081629_Burst01

20180526_081654

20180526_103453

I would say I enjoyed it, and I did until the seasickness kicked in. Oh boy, I was so glad when we finally made it back to land! Anyway, it was fun for awhile and we caught lots of fish!

20180526_112634_HDR

FB_IMG_1527361585718

SavedImage_20180526_110238_07

20180526_141722_HDR

Plymouth is not far from Cape Cod so we went to see the famous Plymouth Rock. I remember going there on a field trip when I was a kid and I seem to remember the rock being bigger than it is now. I also seem to remember being able to stand on it. I think that it was eroding too much so they had to enclose it so people can’t stand on it anymore, and now it looks so small!

20180603_155631

Plymouth Rock – you can just barely make out the year 1620 engraved on it.

20180603_155808_HDR

20180603_155846_HDR

The rock is enclosed under those columns.

Jackie met us there for dinner. I had some wicked good lobstah and started working on trying to get my Boston accent back. 😉

20180603_182442_HDR

While at the cape we also got to visit with Robert & Trudy a couple of times. They used to come to see us in Fernandina Beach, but since we moved away we haven’t seen them in a long time. It was wonderful to catch up with them when they visited us at our campsite.

20180530_173642_Burst01

20180530_173744_HDR

We met up with them again another evening in the town of Dennis where Trudy lives. She and Robert treated us to a fabulous dinner where I had some more wicked good lobstah.

20180606_175519_Burst14

20180606_175650_HDR

And then Trudy gave us a tour of the town of Dennis which was so beautiful!

20180606_193128_HDR

Scargo Tower in Dennis

20180606_193344_HDR

View from Scargo Tower

20180606_193616_HDR

View from Scargo Tower

20180606_195206_HDR

20180606_195506

We also had the chance to visit a childhood friend who lived across the street from us in MA. Jessica suggested we meet at Gillette Stadium to see Patriot Place. If you know Chris, you know that this would be the LAST place he would want to go. 😉 He is a die-hard NY Jets fan and according to Chris Jets fans absolutely do not like the Patriots. In fact, when we got married he made it a house rule that I cannot be a Patriots fan, lol! Anyway, he shocked us and went along with the idea to meet Jessica and her daughter Olivia at Patriot Place.

20180603_134820_HDR

20180603_140114

Notice the photo bomber in the background with the thumbs-down gesture.

We stayed at Scusset Beach State Park right near the town of Sandwich. This park was lots of fun since it had the beach on one side and the canal on the other.

20180524_125603_HDR

I especially loved the 7 miles of paved bike trail along the canal! I rode one day down to the end and back, and another day I broke out my rollerblades that I haven’t used in quite awhile. I didn’t go quite as far with the rollerblades. There are some beautiful bridges to see along the bike trail.

20180529_171253_HDR

20180529_174207

The canal was also pretty at night during a full moon and seeing the lights across the water.

20180529_214105

Fat Cat loved this site since she found lots of chipmunks.

20180524_190713_HDR

Fat Cat thinks she’s the queen of the RV!

We had a great time visiting friends and family while we were in Cape Cod. Next we moved to my childhood hometown of Billerica where we had lots more fun times with friends and family. Stay tuned for that next.

Categories: Massachusetts | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Post navigation

5 thoughts on “Cape Cod, Massachusetts

  1. Jackie

    Let’s do it again!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Looks like a great trip!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Glad you got some good people-connecting time in Massachusetts. Looks like a lovely place to have grown up 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  4. I’ve wanted to go to Cape Cod for a long time. It looks more peaceful and natural than a lot of the other popular east coast beaches like Myrtle Beach and Virginia Beach.

    Liked by 1 person

    • I think it can get busy, but you’re right, certainly not as busy as Myrtle Beach. It’s definitely more laid back and peaceful. I hope you make it there someday!

      Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: