Memorial Day Weekend is the official kick-off to summer here on the Cape, and Falmouth is no exception. With 68 miles of coastline, Falmouth is the destination for those who love the sea. There is no shortage of fun activities for the whole family!

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Get the full cape cod experience on the 10.7 mile long Shining Sea Bikeway. Whether you cycle or saunter, you will be immersed in quintessential Cape Cod vistas as the path ambles around ocean side coves, through salt marshes and even through a working cranberry bog.

 

 

 

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If exploration is your calling, you’ll love the fact that with four local ferry services to choose from, spending the day on Martha’s Vineyard has never been easier! Enjoy a day of sight seeing and shopping before returning to Falmouth for a remarkable dinner.

 

 

 

 

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Whether you’re in the mood for the freshest of seafood from a true seafood shack or a white linen experience, Falmouth’s dining destinations will satisfy the most discerning of palates. Whether you dine outside on iconic Main Street, or at one of Wood’s Hole’s incredible water front spots, you will not leave hungry.

 

 

 

 

Experience the rich history of the area at the many museums like Woods Hole Historical Museum, Falmouth Museums on the Green, or Highfield Hall and Gardens. Of course, no trip to Falmouth would be complete without a family photo in front of the Nobska Lighthouse!

Memorial Day is the perfect time of year to celebrate the winter’s end and what better place to do that than Falmouth, Cape Cod?
FHBOne of the things we love most about Falmouth is that it’s a peninsula which means we can enjoy the most beautiful beaches on both sides of town. Falmouth Heights Beach is very popular in the summer months; warm waters and soft sand attract tourists and townspeople alike. Despite how desirous it is, there is plenty of room for beach goers to play games or lounge in the sand since it’s such a long arc of coast.

Once you’ve worked up an appetite at the beach you can simply walk across the street to the British Beer Company to get some lunch. You can dine in and enjoy the ocean view, or grab some sandwiches to go and dine alfresco. As the sun is about to set, we suggest heading to the upstairs deck at Casino Wharf to grab a cocktail. The ocean views are completely unobstructed and unparalleled.

Metered parking is offered along the street (Grand Ave.) and daily parking is $10/day when you stay locally at a B&B. The beach offers bathrooms, concession, and showers. Walk along the beautiful jetties and enjoy the calm waves of the Nantucket Sound at one of Falmouth’s most beautiful open ocean oases.

 

“Brilliant Ales, Invigorating Stouts, Authentic British Pub Fare & Bang on Night Life!”

British Beer Co

British Beer Co

The British Beer Company is true to that spirit. There are cozy fireplaces for the winter months and plenty of views of the Falmouth Heights Beach and Vineyard Sound for year-round viewing pleaseure. The menu features traditional pub grub like Fish & Chips and Bangers & Mash, but it also mixes it up with local favorites like Cod Rarebit or a Chipotle Chicken Avocado Bap. This is a great pub with a relaxed atmosphere and a fun place for families or couples.

Flank Steak Salad

Flank Steak Salad

In the winter, the two fireplaces and the charming staff make the atmosphere warm and welcoming. The portion size is just about perfect – not too big, not too small. We took a photo of their Flank Steak Salad for reference. It was tasty to eat too.

Stained Glass Lights

Stained Glass Lights

One of the things that stands out is the BBC’s interior is the beautiful stained glass chandeliers over the bar. They are nicely designed and cast a warm glow that wonderfully compliments the pub atmosphere and makes this British pub a fantastic addition to the Villiage of Falmouth.