Word of Mouth: Provincetown, Massachusetts

Reliable spots from Cape Cod's historic queer oasis

At the tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts—an arm that curls into the Atlantic—Provincetown does more than invite visitors to bask in the beauty of sand dunes or drink and dine at celebratory establishments; P-Town, as it is lovingly referred to, acts as a queer oasis and artist retreat and has since the 1920s. Between beachside lobster rolls and a surplus of souvenir shops, guests will find …

Word of Mouth: Cape Cod

A beachside vacation destination where charm, tradition and whimsy meet

by Kate McLeod Cape Cod—Massachusetts’ hook-shaped peninsula—was home to the Wampanoag Native American people for centuries before becoming a popular vacation destination in the 1940s. The peninsula’s natural beauty was formed by glaciers about 25,000 years ago, and its stunning landscape—including dunes, kettle ponds, salt marshes, cranberry bogs and more—has long been explored by bike or on foot. New restaurants and revamped hotels have been …

Rebecca Atwood’s Tidal Textiles

The Brooklyn fabric designer keeps her Cape Cod coastline past close to heart

They say that the sound of waves along the shoreline is soothing because it transports the mind back to the womb. Rebecca Atwood brings this meditative quality to the home with her newest fabric collection, launching today, 21 January 2015. Though now based in Brooklyn, Atwood clearly keeps her New England coastline past close to heart; inspired by a childhood spent on the beaches of …