Martha’s Vineyard Day Trip

May 4, 2012 by insideout

One of the most popular Day Trips for our guests is a visit to Marthaโ€™s Vineyard during their stay with us.ย ย  They love that the island is located only seven miles off the Massachusetts coastline and it is only a 45-minute ferry ride from Woods Hole, Falmouth. We invite you to scroll down for a brief video, as well as some pictures of the Vineyard and a sample itinerary.

There are many ways to get around and explore the island.ย  For example you can use the Martha’s Vineyard transit authority bus system where for $7,

Aquinnah in Martha's Vineyard

Aquinnah is a stop on the tour

a day pass will take you on varying routes, and you can hop on and off as you please.ย  You could also opt to rent mopeds, bicycles or a car to explore the island.ย  In addition to self touring the island there is a popular 2 and 1/2 hour bus tour of the island that many guests take once they get off the ferry and then they use the rest of their day to explore the island on their own.

A ย  sample itineraryย ย  for a day trip to Martha’s Vineyard is provided below:

8:00 AMย  Breakfast at The Captainโ€™s Manor Inn

8:50ย  AMย ย  A short walk from The Captainโ€™s Manor Inn to the Steamship Authority Ferry Shuttle Bus

9:30ย  AMย ย  The Ferry departs from Woods Hole

10:15 AMย  The Ferry arrives in Oak Bluffs Marthaโ€™s Vineyard

10:30 AMย ย  Depart on the Marthaโ€™s Vineyard Sightseeing Tour

1:00ย ย  PMย ย  Arrive back in Oak Bluffs following the tour

1:15ย ย  PMย ย  Enjoy lunch at Nancyโ€™s overlooking Oak Bluffsย  Harbor

2:30ย ย  PMย ย  Walk about Oak Bluff and explore the Gingerbread Houses by the Tabernacle and visit the beach

4:00 PMย  Board Bus #13 to head to Edgartown4:15 PMย  Explore Edgartown’s shops and beautiful historic homes

6:00 PM Enjoy Atlantic on the Edgartown harbor for drinks and dinner

7:45 PM Board Bus#13 to head to Oak Bluffs

8:15 PM Ferry departs for Woods Hole

Sunset on return to Woods Hole