West Tisbury - Martha's Vineyard

West Tisbury Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary

Discover Tranquility in West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse yourself in the serene beauty of West Tisbury, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Martha's Vineyard. With its rolling farmland and peaceful countryside, West Tisbury offers travelers a tranquil retreat unlike any other. Let's uncover the allure of this charming town and explore the top relaxing activities that await you in West Tisbury.

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Rural Charm and Natural Beauty

West Tisbury is characterized by its rural charm and breathtaking natural landscapes, making it the perfect destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Explore the scenic beauty of the Polly Hill Arboretum, a botanical garden showcasing a diverse collection of trees, shrubs, and flowers from around the world. Take a leisurely stroll along the trails that wind through the arboretum, or pack a picnic and enjoy a peaceful afternoon surrounded by nature's beauty.

Farms and Agricultural Heritage

Experience Martha's Vineyard's rich agricultural heritage with a visit to one of West Tisbury's many farms and farm stands. Sample fresh produce, artisanal cheeses, and locally-made goods at the West Tisbury Farmers Market, held weekly during the summer months. Visit Mermaid Farm & Dairy and taste their delicious cheeses, or stop by Ghost Island Farm for pantry staples, fresh produce, and baked goods.

Artistic Community

West Tisbury has long been a haven for artists and creatives, drawn to its natural beauty and inspiring landscapes. Explore the town's vibrant artistic community with a visit to the Field Gallery, a contemporary art gallery showcasing the work of local and regional artists.

Tranquil Beaches and Outdoor Recreation

West Tisbury offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation, with its pristine beaches, scenic trails, and tranquil parks. Spend a day lounging on the sandy shores of Lambert's Cove Beach, known for its calm waters and stunning sunsets. Explore the trails of Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary, a nature preserve offering scenic views of the surrounding landscape and opportunities for birdwatching and wildlife spotting.

Farm-to-Table Dining and Culinary Delights

Indulge in the farm-to-table dining experience with a meal at one of West Tisbury's renowned restaurants or cafes. Sample seasonal dishes made with locally-sourced ingredients at 7a Foods, a popular breakfast and lunch spot known for its creative menu and cozy atmosphere. Enjoy coffees, fresh salads, and homemade desserts at Scottish Bakehouse, a beloved island institution that has been serving up delicious fare for over 40 years.

Plan Your West Tisbury Getaway Today

Whether you're seeking a peaceful retreat, a romantic escape, or a family adventure, West Tisbury offers the perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural attractions, and outdoor recreation to create an unforgettable experience. From exploring scenic trails to sampling farm-fresh cuisine, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this charming town. Your ideal vacation awaits! Get in touch with Martha's Vineyard Vacation Rentals & Real Estate ASAP by calling 508-693-7711 or emailing info@mvvacationrentals.com to book your rental.

Where to Stay in West Tisbury:

Downtown/Historic District:  access to artisan festivals, farmer’s markets and general store.  West Tisbury Agricultural Fair
Lambert’s Cove:  bucolic area of rolling farmland and private beach access.
North Shore:  wooded, winding dirt roads with private acreage estates and water views.
Old County Road:  flatlands and the State Forest provide excellent biking in this area.
South Shore/Long Point:  beach retreats nestled with privacy among native scrub brush and seagrass, access to beach with pass, central drive to other towns.

West Tisbury Beaches:

Lambert’s Cove Beach (North Shore)
Long Point Beach and Wildlife Refuge Beach (South Shore)

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