Expert Travel Advice to Martha's Vineyard
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As you'll have your own wheels, getting around in a day shouldn't be too hard. There are some tips for things to see on this page: http://vacation.away.com/massachusetts/travel-v2-cid362302-martha-s-vineyard-cid400173-travel.html. Have fun!
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.
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.
Check with the ferry operator directly. Listings can be found at: http://www.mvol.com/directory/transportation/Ferries/.