Synopses & Reviews
Discover what the Pilgrims missed when they moved to Plymouth after landing on Cape Cod. Explore the numerous bays, ponds, harbors, marshes, and tidal creeks of this New England treasure. In the expanded second edition of this classic book, author David Weintraub adds kayaking adventure off Martha Vineyard's shores. From one-hour trips to all-day excursions, kayakers of every skill level will find a route to explore.Trip descriptions, maps, launch sites, and driving directions, plus nearby historical and scenic attractions: this book is a must-have guide to the solitude and beauty of these regions.
Kayakers flock to Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard, paddler's paradises with bays, ponds, harbors, and tidal creeks. Detailed maps and trip descriptions, route distances, parking regulations, and best times to go.
Explore the beautiful beaches, bays, harbors, marshes, and ponds of Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard from your kayak. Twenty-five exciting trips cover the entire Cape from Falmouth to Provincetown, including renowned Cape Cod National Seashore. Five more trips are devoted to the island of Martha's Vineyard. The scenic routes range from short paddles suitable for families with children to all-day excursions for adventurous kayakers. Along the way you will be thrilled by the wonderful landscape, native plants, and bird life that attract millions of visitors yearly to Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard from around the world. You can even camp under the stars on Washburn Island, accessible only by boat. Includes detailed route descriptions for each trip, USGS topographic maps, travel directions and parking information as well as nearby attractions of scenic and historical interest.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-196) and index.