WellesleyWeston Magazine

SUMMER 2013

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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The Ocean House, Watch Hill experience that just about anyone can enjoy. Kayakers and canoeists of all skill levels now From the bustling Port of Galilee, New enjoy freshwater and saltwater paddling on miles of the Rhode Island Blueways, a statewide England's second largest commercial fishing network of paddle trips that range from short outings on ponds to challenging crossings of port, hop aboard the Gail Frances for a whale Narragansett Bay. watching excursion. The 2013 season runs July 3 through August 28 and brings you straight into the middle of potential sightings of majestic Finbacks, Humpbacks, Minke, Pilot, and False Killer whales, as well as giant ocean sunfish, sharks, tuna, and marlin. Block off some time to visit the nearby seaside resort of Block Island. Grab a ferry from Galilee to this 10-square-mile oasis located 12 miles off the Rhode Island coast in the Narragansett area. What was left by a glacier thousands of years ago is now heralded as one of the last 12 great places in the Western Hemisphere by the Nature Conservancy. The We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 3 rolling green hills and dramatic Mohegan Bluffs leave you dreaming of far-off lands in Ireland, and its beautifully restored Victorian hotels and charming B&Bs preserve its historic elegance. Today about 44 percent of the island is preserved open space, and it features 188 COURTESY OF THE OCEAN HOUSE excursions "sweeping views"

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