Tag Archives: Hiking Martha’s Vineyard

Top 10 Experiences on Martha’s Vineyard

Top 10 Martha’s Vineyard experiences: Sailing Charter Oyster Farm Tour Cape Poge Lighthouse Tour Hike Martha’s Vineyard north shore Kayaking the Great Ponds Martha’s Vineyard Museum Black Dog Tall Ships Farm-stand Tour Bird-watching Beach Road Weekend Music Festival Sailing Charter The quintessential Martha’s Vineyard vacation experience is to put on your boating shoes, grab a […]

Secret Martha’s Vineyard – Duarte’s Ponds and Blackwater Pond

Duarte's Pond

Even at summer’s height in balmy (barmy?) August on your Martha’s Vineyard vacation it is still possible to find an escape from the heaving hordes and the ensuing relentless cacophony. That magical place of calm is the MV Land Bank property that connects the ponds of Duarte’s and Blackwater. Hidden away off Lambert’s Cove Road, […]

Secret Martha’s Vineyard – Phillips Preserve Hike

Martha's Vineyard Hikes

It would take a lifetime of Martha’s Vineyard vacations to discover all the hidden spots and secret places that are tucked away on the island. That’s one of the reasons that we are always encouraging our guests at the inn to keep returning! It’s also why I’m going to dedicate some blogs to insider tips […]

Top 5 Hikes on Martha’s Vineyard Part 5 – Great Rock Bight Preserve

Great Rock Bight Beach

One of the most popular hikes on Martha’s Vineyard is the trail at Great Rock Bight Preserve in Chilmark. Located off North Road just passed the old gas pump heading west, this Land Bank property is a great hike at any time of year. In my case I set out to explore it on a […]

Top 5 Hikes on Martha’s Vineyard Part 4 – Caroline Tuthill Preserve

Caroline Tuthill Preserve

This expansive preserve in Edgartown makes the Best Martha’s Vineyard Hiking list for not one but two reasons.  First and foremost great hiking. The Caroline Tuthill Preserve covers a whopping 150 acres and provides beautifully manicured (well this is Edgartown darling) trails through woodland, salt marsh, wetlands and open meadow. If you cover all the […]

Top 5 Hikes on Martha’s Vineyard Part 3 – Felix Neck Sanctuary

Hiking Martha's Vineyard

Felix Neck Sanctuary is a popular Martha’s Vineyard hiking area that offers 4 miles of winding trails that criss-cross 194 acres of pristine conservation land. The trails are wide and not challenging so a great place to head for a dose of nature on your Martha’s Vineyard vacation. The conservation land runs along the long […]

Top 5 Hikes on Martha’s Vineyard Part 2 – Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary

Cedar Tree Neck Pond

There could not be a more apt word to describe this serene spot than “Sanctuary”. It is the epitomy of a peaceful and idyllic escape, and provides an experience that is the essence of the beauty of Martha’s Vineyard. The 300 acre Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary is located on the north shore of Martha’s Vineyard […]

Top 5 Hikes on Martha’s Vineyard Part 1 – Menemsha Hills

Martha's Vineyard Hiking

Top 5 Hikes on Martha’s Vineyard I will start with a get-out clause and state for the record that this is an inherently subjective list and it would have been very easy to meander off the path and make this a “20 great hikes on Martha’s Vineyard” list. There is no shortage of awesome trails […]