Becky's Bakery Monument Beach

Becky’s Bakery

  Just across the tracks on Shore Road you will find Becky’s Bakery.  Want a good cup of coffee or tea? Muffin? Croissant? Maybe with a filling?  Maybe just a cookie! Becky also makes wonderful cakes and bread. Then you’d better plan a trip to the canal to run because between the bakery and the ice […]


Using a boat at Monument Beach: A boat is a great way to enjoy our rental home on Phinney’s Harbor, which is spectacular for fishing, touring, water skiing, and tubing. The Monument Beach Marina has two ways to store your boat. First, when slips at this marina are not in use by their owner, they […]

Trip to the Outer Cape

Ready to get off the porch and take a ride to the “Outer Cape” (sometimes also called the lower cape)?  Here is a suggestion for a day trip that will give you a great overview: Skaket Beach on Cape Cod Bay, the Salt Pond Visitor’s Center on ROute 6, Nauset Beach on the Atlantic Ocean […]

Wine tasting at The Belfry

In nearby Sandwich there is a lovely restaurant, The Belfry Inn and Bistro, which hosts a wine tasting every Wednesday evening from 6 to 7 PM. If the weather is good the event is held on the patio adjacent to The Abbey as seen in the picture.  You will want to secure reservations as there […]

Cape Biking Options

Summer bike riding – what could be better?  When visiting Bourne you have lots of great options. The first and closest is the Cape Cod Canal Trail, only about a mile from the house. This trail is maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It runs along both sides of the Cape Cod Canal. […]