Hello hello! We just got back from a weeklong vacation on Cape Cod. My husband and I started this tradition several (many?) years ago before the little guy was born. It is honestly one of my favorite places in the world even though we don’t have to travel far to get there. There is just something about the vibrant blue of the water against the deep green of the land and the wispy blue of the sky that makes me feel happy and at peace.
We started our week on a much less picturesque note with a rainy rainy day! It didn’t stop us one bit. We headed out to Cape Cod Fairgrounds in Falmouth for the Cape Cod Food Truck Festival. It was amazing! My only complaint was that we didn’t go with enough people so we could sample more food from other trucks!
We sampled amazing food from Moyzilla (Korean fried chicken, spring rolls, noodles, crab stuffed jalapenos and dumplings), Gotta Q (pulled pork BBQ ftw), Salt Block (corn on the cob) and The Local Scoop (ice cream pops!).
There was also a huge beer garden with approximately 1 million different kinds of beer. I was a fan of Farmer Willie’s ginger beer!
Luckily the next day dawned with a much sunnier disposition and we headed to the beach before hitting the links for a round of golf.
I wanted to keep my club game going so we set up croquet on the lawn (this is New England people!) and headed out for a friendly, yet challenging game.
After all that work we settled in front of the fire pit for some champagne and dinner!
The next morning we got up bright and early for a game of tennis before heading back to the beach.
After the naptime and the beach, we headed to Water Wizz for some water park fun. Cooper had an absolute blast but I think we had just as much fun!
We had a busy day ahead of us because we had to pack for our stay further down on the Cape!
We headed down to Eastham early in the morning so we could hit Nauset Beach. Although the day started out cloudy, it ended up getting sunny and it kept a lot of people away (so nice!). I did a 2.5 mile walk on the beach and just enjoyed lounging in my chair.
We then headed to one of our favorite lunch spots. The Orleans Waterfront Inn is a place we visit each year for the stellar views and seasonal menu. The mussels were delicious and the lobster tacos never disappoint.
After some time in the pool, we got dressed to head to my all-time favorite summer restaurant, 28 Atlantic at Wequassett Inn.
This restaurant never disappoints with its impeccable service, amazing views and extremely tasty local and farm-to-table food.
I was a big fan of the peach and burrata salad and also the halibut with dill yogurt sauce. So good!
The next day was super sunny so of course we had to head to the beach again!
Our evening plans were exciting because we tried out a new restaurant at Chatham Bars Inn. The Beachhouse Restaurant had a clambake, which was delicious! We enjoyed everything from a raw bar to corn-on-the-cob, clam chowder, lobster, steak, chicken and dessert. Yeah, it was a lot of food!
We finished out our week at Nauset Light Beach, a beautiful beach by a quintessential lighthouse.
And, of course, no trip to the Cape would be complete without lobster rolls for lunch!