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Things to Do

Martha’s Vineyard offers something for everyone. From the family of four that is looking to discover the island through their children’s eyes with the most family friendly activities, to the single traveler looking to explore the nightlife and dining scene the island has to offer. A stay at the Edgar Hotel Martha’s Vineyard ensures you the best experience for making the most of your stay, no matter your intentions here.

Top Ten Things To Do on Martha’s Vineyard

Below, find our top ten things to do on Martha’s Vineyard, our absolute musts during your stay (if time allows!). These are the things that make Martha’s Vineyard so special and unique, and the place you’ll want to return to again and again. We hope you use this as your unofficial bucket list and check them all off by the time you check out. Please let us know if there’s anything we can organize, book, or reserve for you.

  1. Visit Chappaquiddick Island
  2. Ride the Flying Horses Carousel in Oak Bluffs
  3. Watch the sun set on Menemsha Beach
  4. Enjoy a lobster roll (we recommend the one at Town Bar & Grill!)
  5. Visit the alpacas at Island Alpaca in Oak Bluffs
  6. Explore the Martha’s Vineyard Museum in Vineyard Haven
  7. Walk around the Granary Gallery in West Tisbury
  8. See the Aquinnah Cliffs and tour the Aquinnah Lighthouse
  9. Hike one of the Vineyard’s many protected properties (we recommend Sheriff’s Meadow Sanctuary in Edgartown)
  10. Stroll along the Gingerbread Cottages in Oak Bluffs

For more inspiration on things to do during your stay be sure to visit the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce website.


Third Meetinghouse Church

Mattapoisett, MA 02739, USA
24.05 mi from property

Old Whaling Church, Edgartown Liturgical Arts Center     

89 Main St, Edgartown, MA 02539, USA
0.49 mi from property

Vincent House Museum

99 Main St, Edgartown, MA 02539, USA
0.48 mi from property

Mass Audubon’s Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

100 Felix Neck Dr, Edgartown, MA 02539, USA
2.48 mi from property

Lighthouse Beach

Lighthouse Beach, Edgartown, MA 02539, USA
1.08 mi from property

Gay Head Lighthouse

Gay Head Lighthouse, Aquinnah Cir, Aquinnah, MA 02535, USA
16.40 mi from property

Polly Hill Arboretum

809 State Rd, West Tisbury, MA 02575, USA
7.93 mi from property

Island Alpaca Company

1 Head of the Pond Rd, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568, USA
4.80 mi from property

Chappaquiddick Island

Chappaquiddick Island, Edgartown, MA 02539, USA
2.95 mi from property

Martha’s Vineyard Museum

59 School St, Edgartown, MA 02539, USA
0.52 mi from property

Steamship Authority Vineyard Haven Office

99 Water St, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568, USA
5.85 mi from property

Edgartown Golf Club

71 Curtis Lane, Edgartown, MA 02539, USA

Mink Meadows Golf Club

320 Golf Club Rd, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568, USA
7.09 mi from property

Sea Spa Salon

17 Winter St, Edgartown, MA 02539, USA
0.65 mi from property


111R Edgartown Vineyard Haven Rd, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568, USA
4.00 mi from property

Done Deal Charters

223 Lake St, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568, USA
6.66 mi from property

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