The summer colony of Martha’s Vineyard is located south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. It is made up of two adjacent islands, the larger of which is known as Chappaquiddick Island. Though they are often separated by storms, hurricanes in 2007 and 2015 largely spared the area. The island is 96 square miles in size, and is the third largest on the East Coast of the United States. It has a long, sandy coastline and is surrounded by water.
The climate of Martha’s Vineyard is unique. There are no chains in stores, restaurants, or lodging, which makes it perfect for creative types. You’ll find live music and interesting speakers series, which make for sophisticated experiences year-round. The weather is mild to moderate throughout the year, making it an ideal destination for outdoor activities and exploration. You’ll also find many natural sites to explore, like the Moi Toi Gardens and Polly Hill Arboretum.
If you like hiking and biking, try kayaking on a summer full moon. You might even find it more thrilling than sunset kayaking on Puerto Rico. If you’d rather stay in town and take a bus, Martha’s Vineyard tourism bureau offers additional suggestions for outdoor activities. There are also more activities available for biking, hiking, and jogging. If you’re new to the area, don’t forget to rent a bike.
You’ll never be bored on Martha’s Vineyard, with more than 40 miles of scenic roads and trails. You can bring your own bicycle, and the MVTA buses have bike racks. If you’re unsure of where to rent a bike, there are many rental shops near the seasonal ferry terminal in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown. In addition to renting bikes, you can also hire a car. You’ll find many rental companies on the island.
If you’re looking for a unique way to experience the island, you’ll find it fascinating to visit the island’s five lighthouses. Each one is a unique attraction in and of itself. You can explore the grounds of each lighthouse and learn about the island’s history. You’ll also find the beautiful West Chop Lighthouse in the area. You’ll want to plan a day trip to Martha’s Vineyard, and a day trip to the island is just the thing for you. The tour will take about half a day.
You’ll find that the weather in Martha’s Vineyard is ideal from mid-June to Labor Day. Although it is a popular destination for tourists, there is no shortage of attractions on the island, which makes it an ideal place for a family vacation. The weather is also perfect year-round, but the island’s weather isn’t too predictable. While snow and strong winds do not affect tourism, chilly winds in December can affect travelers.