Falmouth Journals

Falmouth, MA

A July 2003 trip to Falmouth by Jazz_flyby

Old Silver Beach Photo, Falmouth, Massachusetts More Photos
Quote: Old Silver Beach can possibly be considered the best beach on Cape Cod to take children, with small waves, shallow water, and many families. Scenic bike paths are numerous, the scenery is beautiful, and the town has an old-town atmosphere. It's a very relaxing town to take a vacation to!

Falmouth, MA

Overview

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Old Silver Beach is by far is the best thing to do in the area, but very close by (within a 10-minute drive) there is downtown Falmouth, the ferry to Martha's Vineyard, Woods Hole, and various bike paths and shopping.

Quick Tips:

Best Way To Get Around:

Because Falmouth is a fairly big town, the best way to get around is by car, but it is also possible to get around by bike. There are numerous scenic drives, bike paths, and many parking options.

Shining Sea Bikeway

Attraction | "Shining Sea Bike Path"

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This bike path that starts right near the Martha's Vineyard Ferry and is one of the most beautiful bike paths I have ever been on. It appeals to all levels of riders, even children with training wheels. The path starts out in the woods and winds slowly until it comes out right by the water. The path goes right along the water for a little while. It has various views of the scenery, all of which are beautiful. During the summer, there are many people who travel this path since it is the main one in the area, but in the fall, there are less people, and you benefit from the fall foliage in the woods.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 15, 2005

Shining Sea Bikeway
starts in Woods Hole
Falmouth, Massachusetts

Old Silver Beach

Attraction

Old Silver Beach Photo, Falmouth, Massachusetts
Quote:
Old Silver Beach could easily be considered one of the most popular beaches in Falmouth. It is a little bit out of the way of the main tourist area, and therefore brings in more residents than visitors, but tourists are always welcome. The sand could easily be considered the softest in the area. When the tide changes, there is a huge sand bar that is wonderful for children to play on, build drip sand castles, and jump the small ankle-deep waves. The sunsets are incredible because the sun sets directly on the horizon. The sky can easily turn five to seven different colors in a matter of 10 minutes. It's beautiful. During July is can get crowded, but the people are always nice. There is not a lot of ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 15, 2005

Old Silver Beach
Old Silver Beach
Falmouth, Massachusetts

About the Writer

Jazz_flyby

Jazz_flyby
Cumberland, Rhode Island