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Things to do on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard

Things to do on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard

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Those who came before…

The rich history of Martha’s vineyard includes Native Americans, farmers, fishermen, whaling ships and the Confederate Navy… there are more than just “the vineyard” here.

Historic Churches, Settlements, & Homes

“These old buildings do not belong to us and us only; that they have belonged to our forefathers, and they will belong to our descendants unless we play them false. They are not in any sense our property, to do as we like with. We are only trustees for those that come after us. William Morris, 1889”

Explore the classic New England harbor towns of Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, and Vineyard Haven, each with their own distinct flavor. Savor the “quiet simplicity” of the up-island communities of West Tisbury, Chilmark, Aquinnah, and Menemsha. Each of these communities has their own flavor and history. Learn more about these properties at mvpreservation.org



The 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 look out over Vineyard Sound and Nantucket Sound, and over the entrance to Edgartown Harbor and Cape Poge.”Learn more about them at MVY.com


Activities for all interests

Dine at the #1 ranked restaurants on the Island, (and only Great Bike Tours takes you there)! Go shopping for some legendary Black Dog merchandise (bike jerseys, shorts, water bottles) or dare to try a scoop of lobster ice cream from Mad Martha’s. Take a trip on the six-bike ferry operated by Hugh (brother of James) Taylor, and the next day hop aboard a larger bike ferry to Chappaquiddick Island. Cycle to and enjoy numerous galleries, studios, and workshops that feature (and celebrate) the many island artists. Take a nostalgic ride on the oldest merry-go-round in the nation. Toast another perfect day as you set sail aboard a 60-foot catamaran at sunset


These are just a few of the things you will experience when traveling with Great Bike Tours in September to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard – The Jewels of Cape Cod. For more information on booking your fall vacation call today 802-777-2009. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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