Picturesque, quaint, a world apart. Martha’s Vineyard may be known for many things, but most notably are it's spectacular beaches, peaceful sunsets, quaint village centers, a gathering place for families, and a destination where one can ultimately unwind and relax. Just south of Cape Cod and a hop, skip, and a jump (1.5 hour drive to Woods Hole and then a short, scenic, ferry ride) from Boston, this laid-back beautiful island has attracted a wide range of summer notable visitors and families alike since the 1960’s. While just 16,000 people live year-round on the Island, the summer population grows to around 100,000 people at the height of the summer season. Primarily known as a summer haven, the perfect summer weather, beautiful scenery, picturesque oceanside homes, and a variety of attractions make Martha’s Vineyard a perfect location for a getaway from late spring through the early fall season.
While many simply wish to relax on the beautiful beaches, this small island has so much to offer, including, a wide range of recreational activities, fine and family dining, theaters, and a vibrant arts scene. Explore the five historic lighthouses, go birding, enjoy miles of hiking and biking trails, charter a fishing boat or rent a kayak and tour one of the many lagoons. Take your pick from the summer events calendar packed with festivals, art shows, holiday celebrations, and farmers markets. The cuisine will wow food enthusiasts, as Martha’s Vineyard is dedicated to serving fresh, fantastic food from local fishermen and farmers, an array of foodie locations from quaint and local to 5 star gourmet can be found in each of the town centers of Edgartown, Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven.