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    A Bird’s-Eye View of Ospreys on the Cape

      Tiny black, reptilian-looking creatures anxiously wait while their mother tears apart a fish for their dinner. She then delicately places small bits into the mouths of the newly hatched ospreys. It’s just one of the marvels to watch on …

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    Enjoying the Cape’s Beauty

    Have an hour? Why not relax overlooking the Great Marsh Recently, this Luxx Concierge had about 90 minutes between appointments. Despite being in dress shoes and business casual, I ventured off Route 6 in Barnstable along a curvy road to …

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    Kayaking the Outer and Lower Cape

      Luxx thanks the Cape Cod National Seashore and Goose Hummock for help with this article. When travelling on the water, safety is priority #1. Here are a few basic paddling essentials for a safe day on the water: There …

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    Keeping Poison Ivy at Arm’s Length

      By Jeanette Kerr “You’re gonna need an ocean Of calamine lotion…” Poison Ivy, The Drifters, 1959 Itchy PI rash on the upper arm There are two warnings we always give to sanctuary visitors: do regular tick checks and stay …

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    Time of the Ancient Mariner: Horseshoe crabs

      By Melissa Lowe Cestaro Each spring, right around when lilacs bloom on Cape Cod, horseshoe crabs return from their wintering grounds deep offshore and gather by the hundreds along our beaches to spawn. Male horseshoe crabs, smaller than the …

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    Aboard the Dolphin Fleet on a Whale Watch

      By Dr. Carol Carlson As experienced whale watchers we are easy to spot; despite the sun, we dress for weather at least 10 degrees cooler on the open ocean. We want to be able to be on deck as we …

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    Trip Tips for Cape Cod Boating – Sandy Neck

      Captain Harvey’s Cape Cod boating trip tips Sandy Neck A trip to Barnstable Harbor from Sesuit, our north Dennis location, takes you past Sandy Neck. It’s a long dune peninsula beginning at the Sandwich town line. At its tip …

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    The Best Cape Cod Beaches for Every Scenario

    Everyone has a “Best Beaches of Cape Cod” list, but we’ve worked to create a list that highlights the best beach for every beach-going situation. If we’ve missed any ideas, or you think we’re off on any of our selections, …

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    A Multitude of Marine Life in Cape Cod’s Mudflats

      From a distance, the vast low-tide mudflats extending a mile from shore along Cape Cod Bay can appear deserted and serene. But a closer look reveals a multitude of tiny squiggling, slimy, slippery creatures hard at work, foraging for …

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    Brewster Gallery Stroll and Tour – Everything You Need to Know

    The Brewster Gallery Tour Fri., Nov. 30 to Sun., Dec. 2 This Christmas season, nearly two dozen galleries, most of them located along historic Route 6A in Brewster, are collaborating for a holiday Brewster Gallery Stroll. When you see so …

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