Hotel At a Glance: Isaiah Jones Homestead Bed & Breakfast
Built in 1848, Isaiah Jones Homestead Bed & Breakfast is steeped in Victorian splendor. Situated in the middle of Sandwich Village, the intimate inn is surrounded by expertly tended flower gardens and features 11-foot ceilings and antique furnishings inside. Every morning, a lavish breakfast is served in the sunny dining room, and you can stroll to various shops and museums nearby.
- Victorian elegance: The building has detailed woodwork, common rooms filled with antiques, and a curving main staircase.
- Three-course breakfast includes items such as strawberry shortcake French toast and crab-cake benedict
- Romantic rooms: Each comes with fresh flowers, chocolates, robes, and a fireplace or stove.
- Dine and shop at Sandwich Village's unique boutique stores and restaurants, which are within walking distance.
- Easily day-trip it to Boston, Providence, or Newport; each is just 60 minutes away
Sandwich Village, Cape Cod, Massachusetts: Small Fishing Village near Plymouth Rock
Sandwich Village was first settled in 1637; its motto, Post tot Naufracia Portus, translates to "After so many shipwrecks, a haven." Since its beginning so long ago, the small fishing haven has become a popular getaway, as it's just an hour from Boston and Provincetown.
Heritage Museums & Gardens has a working antique carousel, antique cars, military artifacts, and acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. Meanwhile, you can visit The Sandwich Glass Museum to see an unparalleled collection of glass objects and art with glassblowing demonstrations.
In warm weather, you can splash and sun at several beaches on fresh and saltwater, or take a walk along the Sandwich Boardwalk, which crosses the salt marsh. If you feel like a quick day-trip, hop in the car and drive 20 minutes to Plymouth Rock to see the site of America's birthplace and tour the Mayflower II, a reproduction of the famous ship that carried modern America's founders.