3 of the Best Reasons to Catch a Ferry to Martha’s Vineyard

Take a Ferry to Martha's Vineyard for a Great Day TripIf you’re craving a thrilling getaway like you’ve never experienced before, Cape Cod is the best destination for you!  Although this area is bursting with fantastic things to do, one of the most beloved pastimes of both visitors and locals alike is taking a ferry from Woods Hole to Martha’s Vineyard, a neighboring Massachusetts island that features all kinds of entertaining activities.  Discover all of the wonders that this beautiful area has to offer and start making your plans to catch a ferry to Martha’s Vineyard!

Why You Need to Take a Ferry to Martha’s Vineyard

  1. Delicious Dining

No day trip is complete without fine dining!  From classy to casual, Martha’s Vineyard has the ideal spot for you to grab a bite to eat.  For exquisite meals in an environment that is both cozy and elegant, visit the Atria Restaurant, where you’ll be treated to some of the best island dining around.  Their New American menu features creative seafood dishes that you can pair with extraordinary wines.  If you’d prefer a less formal setting, Martha’s Chowder Company is the place for you!  They serve mouthwatering burgers and signature soups in a fun atmosphere filled with televisions and pool tables.  Among the Flowers Cafe is a charming spot that draws numerous visitors with their all-day breakfast menu, locally-grown ingredients, and convenient access to the beach!  If you have a more exotic palate, you’ll love L’Etoile Restaurant, where they specialize in amazing French entrees and decadent desserts.  They also have a fully-stocked bar, perfect for savoring a cocktail after an exciting day of exploring the island’s many attractions!

  1. Incredible Attractions

There are so many things to do at see at Martha’s Vineyard!  This fascinating island is home to America’s oldest carousel, called the Flying Horses Carousel, which has been in operation since the late 1800s.  The Martha’s Vineyard Museum is also worth a visit; they offer numerous exhibits and artifacts that are relevant to the area’s history and origins.  Five lighthouses are located along the coasts of Martha’s Vineyard as well; you can climb to the top to receive astonishing, panoramic views of the surrounding waters and beaches.

  1. Sunny Beaches

What could be more relaxing than basking on a warm, sandy beach with the sound of waves crashing around you?  Choose from a variety of gorgeous beaches; some are reserved for residents only, but several are open to the public.  A few favorite spots include Lobsterville Beach, where fishermen love to cast their lines, Norton Point Beach, the only area where you are allowed to drive onto the beach with oversand permits, and the Joseph Sylvia State Beach, which has an accessible bike path.

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