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Explore the Island

Edgartown

Edgartown combines all the charm of a historic whaling and shipping village with modern-day amenities, including some of the island’s best dining and shopping destinations. The town center comprises picturesque, highly walkable streets dotted with the stately white mansions of 19th-century whaling captains and other prominent citizens. READ MORE

Oak Bluffs

One of the island’s most popular destinations, Oak Bluffs offers a broad range of attractions for kids and adults, from ice cream parlors and an arcade to the dozens of shops, restaurants, and bars along and around Circuit Avenue. The town hosts annual special events, including late-summer fireworks at Ocean Park and Illumination Night, when Campground residents put thousands of unique and colorful Chinese lanterns on display. READ MORE

Vineyard Haven / Tisbury

While stores and restaurants across the island shutter during the winter months, many Vineyard Haven establishments stay open throughout the year.  The central hub of the town of Tisbury, Vineyard Haven is the main port of entry for most Vineyard visitors arriving on the ferry.  READ MORE

West Tisbury

Bordered by the Vineyard Sound to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south, the mainly rural West Tisbury is the Vineyard’s agricultural heartland and a nature lover’s paradise. It boasts acres of pastoral and woodland properties separated by the Vineyard’s distinctive “lace” stone walls as well as the Long Point Wildlife Refuge, a large portion of the Manual F. Correllus State Forest, and several inlets and ponds, including Tisbury Great Pond. READ MORE

Chilmark

With a population density of fewer than 50 people per square mile – the lowest on Martha’s Vineyard – Chilmark is truly a place to get away from it all. It’s been the favored vacation spot of President Obama and his family, and it’s easy to see why. It offers sprawling farmland, elegant residences, and wooded and grassland properties bordered by miles of centuries-old stone walls. READ MORE