Monday, April 6, 2009
Inn at Lewis Bay in West Yarmouth Massachusetts
Cape Cod is located a little over an hour southeast of Boston and is one of the most popular vacation destinations on the East Coast. The region is divided into three parts: the upper cape, mid cape, and the lower cape. Any of the quaint seaside villages and towns can be the perfect vacation destination from which to explore the areas beaches, historic buildings, antique shops,fine dining, and more.
West Yarmouth is located in the upper cape and offers travelers beaches, wildlife, world class restaurants, culture, and of course relaxation. While here, spend a day on a whale watch tour, bicycle on the many area paths, or take a ferry to the nearyby islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Area attractions worth a look include Heritage Plantation in Sandwich, JFK Memorial and Museum in Hyannis, or Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster.
The Inn at Lewis Bay, located in West Yarmouth, is a 1920s Dutch Colonial which is set in a quiet seaside neighborhood of Cape Cod. The inn boasts a large dining and living room with a fireplace which is the perfect place to make new friends or to enjoy afternoon tea. Or, if you prefer, select a popular novel from their reading nook and simply relax at the beach or in the backyard. All of the six bedrooms have private baths, air conditioning, queen sized beds and antique tubs. The rooms are all decorated differently and reflect special little touches of Cape Cod. Two of the guest rooms have partial views of Lewis Bay and all are comfortably furnished with a mixture of antiques and country. Fluffy towels, fresh cut flowers, and a treat on your pillow are all supplied to help your stay with us more memorable.
Ideally located mid-Cape on the southern side, the Inn at Lewis Bay has easy access to virtually everything the Cape has to offer. A short drive, 2 miles, will take you to Hyannis Harbor to board ferries to Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket. Whale watching can be found as close as 15 minutes away or take an hours scenic drive to the tip of the Cape where whale watching fleets leave from Provincetown. Bicycling and golf are other favorite pastimes and the Cape boasts miles and miles of paved bike trails all over, from the canal to the tip. Our town of Yarmouth also has more golf courses than any other town on the Cape. So bring those bikes and clubs, or rent them when you arrive. Antique shops and museums can easily be found nestled between cranberry bogs and seafood restaurants. For the more adventurous, try your hand at sailing or fishing what could be more romantic? Or, grab one of our complimentary beach chairs and towels and head down to the beach-it's only a block away!! Still undecided? The inn has a library of area attractions and menus and we will be happy to help you get the most out of your stay by providing recommendations and directions.