Tag Archives: Seashore

Connecticut Beaches

With hundreds of miles of shoreline lining its southern border, the State of Connecticut provides its visitors an abundance of opportunities to soak up the sand, sun, and surf. There are numerous beaches to enjoy and they come in many different shapes and sizes. Long stretches of pristine coastline buffered by the Long Island Sound provide many quiet escapes, while ... Read More »

Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra – Hyannis, Massachusetts

The Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra (CCSO) began in 1962 as an all-volunteer ensemble. Since then it has evolved into an orchestra of 85 professional musicians now under the leadership of Artistic Director and Conductor Jung-Ho Pak. The CCSO is committed to bringing audiences music of the highest caliber whether it is classical or pops. The orchestra performs 5 classical works ... Read More »

Provincetown Theater – Provincetown, Massachusetts

The Provincetown Theater opened in 2004 to become Provincetown’s first permanent home for theater in many decades. Not only is the Theater home to the Provincetown Theater Company, it is also a performance space for individual producers, community groups, and other arts groups. The Theater is available for rental. The Provincetown Theater has a maximum seating capacity of 180 but ... Read More »

Cape Playhouse – Dennis Village, Massachusetts

Billed as “America’s Oldest Professional Summer Theatre”, the Cape Playhouse was founded by Californian Raymond Moore in 1927. Its first production on the Fourth of July, 1927 was The Guardsman, starring Basil Rathbone. Many famous stars have worked at the Cape Cod Playhouse, such as Gregory Peck, Humphrey Bogart, Ginger Rogers, and Lana Turner. Bette Davis first worked at the ... Read More »

Pilgrim Monument and Museum – Provincetown, Massachusetts

Picture of the Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown, Massachusetts

Located in Provincetown, MA, the Pilgrim Monument, at 252 feet tall, is the tallest all-granite structure in the United States. Its purpose is to commemorate the Pilgrims landing in the new world and the signing of the Mayflower Compact in Provincetown Harbor in 1620. The monument was founded in 1692 as the Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association and is Cape ... Read More »

Provincetown, Massachusetts

Picture of Provincetown, MA

Provincetown (“P-Town”) is a town and resort community located at the westernmost tip of Cape Cod in Massachusetts. From its perch at the tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown is surrounded on three sides by water. A significant portion of the town’s land falls within the Cape Cod National Seashore, including the Provincetown Dunes, the Old Harbor Life Saving Station, Provincetown’s ... Read More »

Cape Cod National Seashore

Picture of the Cape Code National Seashore Sign

Anyone making a list of New England’s great parcels of public land would be sure to include the Cape Cod National Seashore on the list (along with Acadia National Park, the White Mountain National Forest, and the Green Mountain National Forest). The Cape Cod National Seashore was created by President Kennedy on August 7, 1961. The park has nearly 40 ... Read More »

New Hampshire Beaches

New Hampshire may have the smallest coastline of any ocean abutting state, but it still has numerous wonderful beaches for summertime fun. Following are the beaches of the New Hampshire seashore: Beaches of Hampton, NH Hampton Beach State Park – Route 1A, lifeguards in season, bathhouse, picnic areas, restrooms, showers Hampton Seashell (Main Beach) – Route 1A North Beach – ... Read More »

Rhode Island Beaches

Picture of Misquamicut State Beach

The coast of Rhode Island is dotted with over 100 public and private beaches. Here is a listing of some of the more well known Rhode Island beaches. Beaches of South County Beaches of Charlestown, RI Blue Shutters Town Beach – East Beach Road, picnic area, snack bar Charlestown Breachway State Beach/Camp Area – Charlestown Beach Road, lifeguards in season, ... Read More »