In July, we stayed at Mary's sister Rita's place on the Cape near South Dennis (actually, South Dennis is in the middle of the Cape, about half way between Cape Cod Bay on the north and Nantucket Sound on the south). Highlights of our vacation were good food, good companionship and, of course, beach time! We first checked out the West Dennis Beach (Rita's favorite), which is on the south side of the Cape. Next was Chapin Beach (our favorite from many years back) near Dennis and the Cape Playhouse (which we also visited). Also got to the Mayflower Beach, just east of Chapin Beach. Did I mention that East Dennis is actually east of Dennis!!
It should also be noted that when folks from Massachusetts talk about visiting Cape Cod, they never say they are going "down to the Cape." Rather, it's always we're going "down the Cape!"
|Click on a picture below for larger image|
|Mary and her sister Rita
at the beach at West Dennis
(on the south side of the Cape!)
|Mary, Rita & I take a boat trip along the north
side of the Cape, complete with
Bloody Marys and a lobster roll lunch!
(our favorite at
East Dennis on the
Cape's north side)
with Rita, our niece
Leslie & Mary
|When the tide is out there's a
quarter-mile of sand! Nephew
and unsuccessful fisherman
Ralph at right
|My grand nephew
Andrew (on the
|Sisters Rose, Josephine, and
Rita (rear) with Mary
|Josephine & Rose||Mary on Josephine's deck||Mary|
Some things to check on Elmarco's web: