Plan a Martha’s Vineyard Vacation

Ralf / Martha's Vineyard / Flickr
Ralf / Martha’s Vineyard / Flickr

Summer is fast approaching which means it’s a great time to start planning your Martha’s Vineyard vacation! Let Sandpiper Rentals help you make the most of your time on Martha’s Vineyard and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Start Your Martha’s Vineyard Vacation on a Ferry

First of all, enjoy a scenic ferry ride from Woods Hole, Massachusetts to Martha’s Vineyard. The Steamship Authority is the largest ferry service to Martha’s Vineyard. They offer low fares along with convenient times and frequent departures to get you to your destination on time. Steamship Authority has ferries that go to Martha’s Vineyard from Woods Hole several times during the day, allowing you to find a time that works when going from Woods Hole to Martha’s Vineyard and back. The trip lasts about 45 minutes and you can enjoy free Wi-Fi while on a Steamship Authority ferry.

Restaurants to Enjoy

The ferry lands at Vineyard Haven which has several great restaurants to try. These top restaurants include the Copper Wok, the Black Dog Tavern and the Little House Café. The Black Dog Tavern has a great view of the ferries coming in and out while providing an excellent atmosphere to dine.

Touring Martha’s Vineyard

One way to travel around the island is to rent a bike to ride. Wheel Happy rents a variety of bikes and will deliver them to your rental house on the island. If you’re looking for maps and places to ride, Wheel Happy will provide you with information on where to ride and everything you’ll need. This is a great way to travel around Martha’s Vineyard.

If you’re looking for a car to rent while you’re on Martha’s Vineyard, Sun n’ Fun rents cars, convertibles, Jeeps and vans so you can get anywhere you want on the island. Located in Oak Bluffs, Sun n’ Fun will pick you up in the car of your choice and even offers child seats. The staff will also provide you with knowledge and information on where to go.

Lighthouses and Hiking on Martha’s Vineyard

Enjoy time outside by visiting one of the many great lighthouses on Martha’s Vineyard including the Gay Head Lighthouse, the East Chop Lighthouse and the Edgartown Lighthouse. Make sure to go hiking at Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary which features some of the best outdoor trails on Martha’s Vineyard.

Beaches on Martha’s Vineyard

Grab your bathing suit and a towel and relax at one of the renowned beaches. The South Beach in Edgartown is a large public beach that has great surf. State Beach is located between Edgartown and Oak Bluffs and is great for children. Aquinnah Beach has scenic cliffs and wonderful scenery that is worth a visit.

Golfing on Martha’s Vineyard

For the golfers, there are two courses open to the public on Martha’s Vineyard, Farm Neck Golf Club and Mink Meadows Golf Club. Grab your clubs and head out to the links. If you’re on vacation, rentals are available and the pro shops have anything you might need.

When planning your dream Martha’s Vineyard vacation, let Sandpiper Rentals help you find the ideal vacation property. We have several properties located throughout the island that are sure to complete your Martha’s Vineyard vacation.

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