Cohasset Town Common, Cohasset, Mass. (photo by Eric H.
Article and photos by Eric H.
I had a chance to tour more of the Cohasset and Scituate, Mass., area yesterday. Both South Shore towns (located about 25-30 miles south of Boston) offer some wonderful coastal views -- particularly along Jerusalem Way in Cohasset and quaint downtown districts with restaurants and cafes with outdoor seating as well as gifts shops, boutiques, galleries, and an overall nice "Main Street USA" feel. Cohasset's town common is surely one of the greatest village greens in New England with its pond and large expanse of land surrounded by historic buildings.
If you have a chance, please sign up at our Facebook Fan Page to take a look at a video taken at Minot Point in Scituate of the ocean current. The waves were really spectacular, as you will see! Below is a photo of the rush of the ocean yesterday:
To give you a flavor of the two towns, here are some photos of Cohasset Village, Jerusalem Way, downtown Scituate and Scituate Harbor:
The Scituate Harbor scene can be enjoyed with a stay at the Inn at Scituate (photo below), located in the downtown district. The waterfront location is ideal, and within easy walking distance to all the locally-owned little shops, movie theater and restaurants. As stated in previous posts, Cohasset and Scituate resemble the more famous quaint Cape Cod towns that require a trip over the Sagamore and Bourne Bridges (which can be quite challenging, traffic-wise, during the summer tourist season). Here, you are within 30-45 minutes of Boston, yet feeling like you're a million miles away from the urban life. We wholeheartedly recommend visiting these great South Shore towns!
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