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What to Do on Martha’s Vineyard

Just seven miles off the coast of Cape Cod, the island of Martha’s Vineyard is a world of its own – a spirited place to spend carefree days with family and friends or enjoy time all to yourself. Explore picturesque harbors, magnificent beaches, historic towns, endless trails through moor and forest, outdoor farmers and artisan markets, or just sit in the sand and watch the sun set on another relaxing day on the island.
Each Town has it own unique vibe and personality. Whether you like the quaint seaside village of Menemsha or the more outgoing night-life scene of Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard has something for every visitor.
Take a look at the links below that highlight each Martha’s Vineyard Town. We also include available real estate listings for each town to help you find your perfect Island home, so you can begin to enjoy the Island Life.

Artists and Galleries on MVY

Vineyard Fine Art – a resource for art patrons, appreciators, art galleries, and other artists to find and connect with visual artists living, working, and inspired by the Island of Martha’s Vineyard. Provided by http://www.vineyardfineart.com/

Beaches on Martha's Vineyard

Find your perfect place to relax at the beach. Martha's Vineyard has a spot in the sun perfect for your mood.

Biking and Hiking on Martha's Vineyard

Miles of breathtaking shoreline and acres of unspoiled land create a stunning backdrop for exploring the Island of foot and on bikes. Together, the Trustees of Reservations, the Massachusetts Audubon Society, the Land Bank Commission and other supporters have helped preserve vast stretches of land for public enjoyment. This is just a small sampling of the trails on the Island.

Golf on Martha's Vineyard

There are 5 Golf Courses on Martha’s Vineyard. Each one has its unique feel, but they all offer a challenging round and spectacular vistas. From the remote allure of the Chappaquiddick Links to the pristine ocean views of Farm Neck, each course is its own beautiful patch of club swinging excitement.

Island Lighthouses

The five lighthouses on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard represent the most diverse group in a small, contained area in the country, according to lighthouse buffs. All of the lighthouses are on the north side of the Island: they look out over Vineyard Sound and Nantucket Sound, and over the entrance to Edgartown Harbor and Cape Poge. Courtesy of Martha’s Vineyard Museum and Historical Society: http://www.mvmuseum.org/ Lighthouse Information : www.mvmuseum.org/lighthouses.php

Island Museums

Martha’s Vineyard has something to do for everyone in the family. There are a wide variety of museums and attractions that offer a wealth of information about the Island’s unique history, culture and art.

Restaurants on Martha's Vineyard

List of Island Restaurants