Five Fun Activities

Falmouth has many fun outdoor activities for folks of all ages. Here’s a few of our favorites to explore and enjoy during the summer months. Biking Grab a set of wheels and pedal your way along Falmouth’s best-known bike trail, Shining Sea Bikeway, named after lyrics from Katharine Lee Bate’s famous song, “America the Beautiful.” The 10.7 -mile bikeway extends from North Falmouth to Woods Hole, past scenic marshes, cranberry bogs and beaches. https://www.capecodbikeguide.com/shiningsea.asp – Read more…

Specialty Food

Folks come to Falmouth for so many reasons – stunning sunsets, history and culture and a vibrant restaurant scene. This year with so many of us staying in, these specialty food shops and gourmet markets offer everything a foodie needs to enjoy delicious dining in the comfort of home. Italian Gourmet Foods – Slice of Italy890 Main St., Falmouth, 508-495-1106An authentic Italian market where you’ll find imported cold cuts and cheese, Tuscan meat, and house-made Read more…

Art Galleries

Falmouth boasts a lively arts scene, with a number of art galleries in and around town. So if you’re looking for inspired art creations—oils, watercolors, pottery, sculpture, photography and more – either to purchase or simply admire, you won’t find a better destination than Falmouth for art galleries. Dedicated to the visual arts, Falmouth Art Center offers art exhibitions, events and educational opportunities year-round. 137 Gifford St., Falmouth, 508-540-3304, https://falmouthart.org O’Malley-Keyes Fine Art Gallery features Read more…

On the Light Side

5 must-try lunch spots BY VERONICA NETOFalmouth has an abundance of eateries to choose from when that midday hunger hits. But when lunchtime calls for lighter, healthier menu options, these restaurants deliver with fresh ingredients, scratch cooking and menus that accommodate special dietary needs, from gluten free to vegetarian. Eat Your Heart Out Cafe & Gourmet Market, 587 Main St., FalmouthIt was almost 20 years ago that chef and owner Sean Dailey started his award-winning Read more…

Building on the Past

By Janice Randall Rohlf + Photos by Kyle J. Caldwell Walking through the brand-new house she’s about to move into, the homeowner is nostalgic. “I have a soft spot for this house,” she says, as though she’s already lived in it, and once she relates her story, it all makes sense. For although the site has the earmarks of new construction, if you look beyond its freshly painted walls, pristine appliances and yet-to-be-planted lawn, a Read more…