Martha's Vineyard Attractions
Martha's Vineyard bike ride
Here are some suggestions of places on the island to visit. Martha's Vineyard has hundreds of miles of bike paths along beautiful beaches, through forests and alongside country lanes. Some are within a few miles of our Edgartown location. Enjoy your stay on the Vineyard!
The Old Whaling Church, Edgartown
Built by whaling captains in 1843, considered to be one of the finest examples of Greek revival architecture in New England.
The Flying Horses Carousel, Oak Bluffs
The nation's oldest operating platform carousel and a National Historic Landmark.
The Polly Hill Arboretum, West Tisbury
A Martha's Vineyard horticultural and botanical landmark, developed over the past forty years by the legendary horticulturist, Polly Hill.
Chicama Vineyards, West Tisbury
Founded by Catherine and George Mathiesen in 1971 and is operated today by three generations of the same family. It is the first bonded winery in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Cottage City, Oak Bluffs
Cottage City is renowned for its "gingerbread cottages" nicknamed for the elaborate moldings and trims that adorn them.
Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge, Chappaquiddick Island
Chappaquiddick Island's eastern edge is a barrier beach formed thousands of years ago by offshore currents that deposited tons of sand. Today this beach extends for seven miles from Wasque Point past the Cape Pogue Lighthouse to the Gut.
Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Edgartown
Explore Felix Neck's two miles of trails, which provide spectacular views of the surrounding woodlands, meadows, pond, salt marsh, and barrier beach.
Sheriff's Meadow Foundation Properties, Various island locations
Sheriff's Meadow Foundation has conserved over 2200 acres of land on Martha's Vineyard. This includes ownership of more than 140 parcels totaling over 1780 acres.
Long Point Wildlife Refuge, West Tisbury
Long Point Wildlife Refuge is part of a sand barrens ecosystem that exists in patches from New Jersey to Maine. This ecosystem is home to many rare community types
Menemsha Hills, Chilmark
Former woods roads and footpaths pass through several distinct ecosystems that demonstrate the unusual topographic diversity of Menemsha Hills.
Mytoi, Chappaquiddick Island.
Mytoi ("me'-toi") is a small Japanese-style garden set within an open pine forest.
Wasque, Chappaquiddick Island
These habitats are part of a sand barrens ecosystem that exists in patches from New Jersey to Maine. Many rare species of plants and animals depend on these open areas at Wasque.