Expert Travel Advice to Martha's Vineyard
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Top Answers To Martha's Vineyard Travel Questions
If you're feeling ambitious, you could rent bikes and do the "down-Island" route from Vineyard Haven to Oak Bluffs and Edgartown and back. It's a 25-mile round-trip, which will probably take you around four to five hours all told. Bike rentals are available from Vineyard Haven. There's more info and a downloadable map available via the "Bicycle Riding" link on the Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce's website at: http://www.mvy.com. Not feeling so energetic? Hit the beach!
Hi Lyndsey. Unfortunately, I Don't think there is a tour or museum that caters to the movie Jaws. But, a quick google search of Jaws will tell you the places it was filmed. You could probably put together a self-guided tour through that.
Pieter answered:Fishbones is kind of touristy. Nancy's, right near the OB dock also, is better. The best is if you take a bus Up Island to Menemsha and order food at this little shack called "The Bite." You can also get seafood (cooked or not) right off the boats there (Larson's seafood runs a shop) and watch a sunset over water. Bring beach chairs. And wine.
Answer this1 AnswerThere's a car/passenger ferry that operates between Woods Hole on the mainland and either the Oaks Bluff or Vineyard Haven terminals on Martha's Vineyard. The crossing takes approximately 45 minutes and there's over a dozen daily sailings in the summer months. Prices vary depending on passengers, vehicle type, etc., but it's between $67-$77 per car (one-way) in the summer high season. Visit www.steamshipauthority.com or www.mvy.com for more info.