The Rhododendron Festival at Heritage Museums and Gardens: A Blossoming Experience!

Introduction Now that we are in the middle of May we thought this would be the perfect read about this beautiful festival. Nestled in the picturesque town of Sandwich, Massachusetts, the Heritage Museums and Gardens is a serene escape offering a blend of horticultural splendor and cultural enrichment. Among its annual events, the Rhododendron Festival …

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Discover the 15 Best Picnic Spots on Cape Cod: Where Nature and Flavor Meet!

Cape Cod is a treasure trove of natural beauty, offering picturesque landscapes, pristine beaches, and charming picnic spots. Whether you’re a local looking for a new spot to unwind or a visitor seeking an unforgettable outdoor experience, Cape Cod has something for everyone. In this guide, we’ll explore 15 of the best picnic areas on …

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Enjoying The Flats of Cape Cod!

Excellent Blog By Jeannie Sparrow….. The Flats” of Cape Cod Bay are a must-see when visiting Cape Cod. The Old Manse Inn is literally a 15-20 minute walk to this amazing must see as we back up to seven of the bay beaches from the Inn. A natural phenomena, they are caused by the daily ebb …

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Lobster Claw

Lats night Rich and I ventured out for our annual lobster dinner at in Orleans. As we were entering our second summer here a very nice gentleman showed up at the inn and introduced himself as Don from The Lobster Claw. He gave us an envelope witha certificate for two free dinners of our choice. …

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AWARD WINNING INN

The last two weeks have been exciting here at Old Manse Inn. Every year Cape Cod Life Magazine asks its readers to vote for their favorite places on Cape Cod. Everything from the best restaurants, best places to shop and best ice cream to name a few. Old Manse Inn won the most votes for …

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Brewster in Bloom

This past weekend, Brewster held its 27th Annual Brewster in Bloom celebration. The festivities were made especially memorable because everything at the Old Manse Inn, from the daffodils to the magnolia tree, was in full bloom. As a rule, all the daffodils pop up in March and are gone by the time Brewster in Bloom …

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Spring has Arrived

Although the thermometer did not make us feel that spring has arrived, my morning walk to the beach with Maggie did. First I would like to tell you about how inviting the beach is. After Storm Nemo hit Cape Cod we were devastated at how the beach had been transformed to what looked like a …

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Salt Pond Visitor Center

Losing an hours sleep didn’t detour a special walk for Maggie, me and our good friend Joan. We are always looking for new and different walks on Cape Cod. The 9 mile drive to Nauset Beach Salt Pond Visitors Center is open all year, giving breathtaking views of Nauset Marsh and the Atlantic. Convenient to …

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Winter Storms

We haven’t been quite as fortunate on Cape Cod this winter as last year. Storm Nemo arrived and the beaches got hit Cape Cod pretty hard. Here at Old Manse Inn,we did all the normal preparations for a storm. Rich went grocery shopping and took down all the flags. We put away or nailed down …

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Looking forward to a brand new year

Happy 2013! We have finished taking down all our Christmas decorations – the sparkle and glitter of the holiday tucked away until next season. In 2012 we were blessed with the birth of another granddaughter and were thrilled that she was able to bring her parents all the way from California to share Christmas with …

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