Cape Ann Motor Inn, Cape Ann SUP & Surf, The Cow food truck – all open at Long Beach

Feels like summer!

Cape Ann Motor Inn

Cape Ann SUP & surf – renting boogie boards, too!

The Cow Beach Food & Ice Cream food truck (on busy, sunny days!)

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Piping plovers and other shorebirds are visiting, too. If you see them, be happy and celebrate a healthy beach.

Motif Monday: splendored rhododendrons

Some rhododendrons can last hundreds of years and wild and rare species can be found in Massachusetts. Do you have a favorite stretch?

My mom called them rhodies. I’ve heard others use the nickname rhodos. Have you?