Ghosts, Gossip, & Downright Scandal Walking ToursAn entertaining look at Island history featuring visits to historical homes and spooky tales about the people who inhabited them. Tours begin at the Whale’s Tail in Edgartown. Fridays at 7 pm. Reservations recommended.
Gay Head LightPerched atop the clay cliffs at the tip of Aquinnah, this 51-foot-tall brick lighthouse was erected in 1856. The Martha’s Vineyard Museum manages the structure, which is under threat from erosion. A campaign to move the lighthouse is well underway. Open weekends May 21-June 15, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; daily June 16-Oct 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. […]
The Trustees of ReservationsWe are more than 100,000 people like you who want to protect the places we love or simply like to be outdoors. Together with our neighbors we preserve the distinct character of our community and inspire a commitment to special places across the commonwealth. Our passion is to share with everyone the irreplaceable landscapes and landmarks that we care for – as we know how valuable they are to our everyday life. On Martha‘s Vineyard we care for 7 distinct places from Chilmark to Chappaquiddick and we offer guided tours on some of our refuges all summer long!
Martha’s Vineyard Tours and ExcursionsCharter and private tours available around the Island.
Edgartown LighthouseHistoric lighthouse on North Water Street.
Felix Neck Wildlife SanctuaryNow known as Mass Audubon Felix Neck, this 194-acre sanctuary is open year-round with a nature center, gift shop and four miles of trails through woodlands, meadows, ponds, salt marsh and along the shorelines of Sengekontacket Pond. Expanded summer hours include camps for kids, kayak adventures and other events. See Things to Do for upcoming programs.
The FARM InstituteThe FARM Institute (TFI) is a non-profit teaching farm that engages children and adults in sustainable agriculture through the diverse operations of a working farm. TFI provides year-round learning education programs offering learning experiences in humane livestock management, land preservation, nutritional awareness and growing produce crops.
MV Camp Meeting Association Cottage Museum and Gift ShopCottage Museum by the association dedicated to teaching about Island cultural and religious history.
Aquinnah Cultural CenterThe Aquinnah Cultural Center's mission is to preserve, interpret, and document the Aquinnah Wampanoag self-defined history, culture, and contributions past, present and future.
Polly Hill ArboretumThe Polly Hill Arboretum has been a Martha‘s Vineyard horticultural and botanical landmark since 1958.
Island Alpaca FarmIsland Alpaca Farm is located in Massachusetts on the Island of Martha's Vineyard. We offer alpaca breeding, alpaca sales, year-round, or winter alpaca boarding (agisting), educational workshops for both children and adults, and continuing customer support. Island Alpaca Farm is perfectly sized to offer personalized service and attention, along with a fine selection of breeding stock, both herd sires and junior herd sires as well as pet/fiber quality alpaca.
MV Sightseeing ToursApril through October, the school bus tour takes passengers from the Steamship Authority Terminal in either Oak Bluffs or Vineyard Haven to the Gay Head Cliffs and back to Oak Bluffs.
Martha’s Vineyard MuseumThe Martha's Vineyard Museum is dedicated to furthering an interest in, experience of, and appreciation for the history and culture of the Island and its environs.
MV Preservation TrustThe Martha's Vineyard Preservation Trust protects and preserves 18 of the Island's historic sites.
Ghost ToursGhosts, Gossip & Downright Scandal Walking Tours (508-627-8619) and the Vineyard Ghost Walking Tours (508-627-9445 or 774-563-0762) will give you a unique (and sometimes creepy) twist on Martha’s Vineyard history.
African American Heritage TrailHistorical tour of 22 sites around the Island.
Vineyard Ghost Walking ToursGhost tours around Martha's Vineyard.
MV Camp Meeting AssociationThe MVCMA is a non-profit religious organization dating from 1835, offering religious services and special programs with a strong ecumenical spirit.
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Federated ChurchOldest church on Martha’s Vineyard, founded in 1642. Daily, 1-3 pm, May 26-Aug. 31. Free, no appointments needed. Hosts and historic info available.
African American History TourTour of the history and evolution of Martha's Vineyard's African American presence.