12. (Tie) Falmouth, Massachusetts
Where to Stay in Falmouth, Massachusetts:
Inn on the Sound:
Perched atop a bluff with panoramic views of Nantucket Sound, the Inn on the Sound’s ten comfortably elegant rooms are open year-round.
Where to Eat in Falmouth, Massachusetts:
The Glass Onion:
Be prepared to wait in high season, as The Glass Onion does not accept reservations. Enjoy cocktails while you wait on the porch. An elegant dining experience. Save room for the coconut crème brûlée dessert.
Great Attraction in Falmouth, Massachusetts:
The Conant House:
One of Falmouth’s Museums on the Green, Conant House, which dates to the mid-1700s, features a unique collection of valentines from sailors, scrimshaw and old tools, as well as an entire room devoted to local native Katherine Lee Bates, who wrote the lyrics to “America the Beautiful.”
Don’t Miss in Falmouth, Massachusetts:
Old Silver Beach:
The pearly-white beach sands and the warm (at least by New England standards) water of Buzzards Bay make Old Silver Beach one of the highlights of the northern Cape.
More information: www.falmouthchamber.com