Tag Archives: Martha’s Vineyard Vacation

How To Get To Martha’s Vineyard

The first thing to clarify is that Martha’s Vineyard is most definitely an island, your standard surrounded by water type of island.  A fact that is pretty obvious when you live here but may not be on your radar if you don’t, but is a rather critical piece of information if you’re planning a trip […]

Where To Shop On Martha’s Vineyard – Vineyard Haven

Bookstore Martha's Vineyard

Shopping on Martha’s Vineyard is to be whisked back in time to when store hopping meant wandering a Main Street filled with small, independently owned businesses specializing in their chosen product. The Vineyard has long fought to keep chain businesses (be they stores, hotels, coffee shops etc.) and box stores off the island in order […]

Best Sailing Charter On Martha’s Vineyard

Martha's Vineyard Sailing

If a Martha’s Vineyard vacation is on your bucket list then it would seem natural that part of that New England getaway would be a sailing trip. Coming to Martha’s Vineyard and not getting out on the water would be a wee bit missing the point; like going to Burger King and not getting any […]

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 […]

Things To Do On Martha’s Vineyard – Island Alpaca

Martha's Vineyard Alpaca

Ok so you’re heading off on your Martha’s Vineyard vacation and you’re mentally ticking off the things to do on Martha’s Vineyard; beach, sailing, hiking, celeb-spotting, over-eating, alpaca stroking, biking, kayaking…  woah! back right up there. “Alpaca stroking”??? Where in the name of all that’s fabulous did that come from? Last time I looked there […]

Birding on Martha’s Vineyard – 2016 Annual Bird Count

Martha's Vineyard Birdwatching

I was thrilled to be invited this week to take part in the 2016 annual Martha’s Vineyard Christmas bird count. A true “Live Like a Local” experience and a marvelous opportunity for a bird lover given the incredible diversity of birds that call Martha’s Vineyard their winter abode. This Christmas time event is part of […]

Where To Find the “Gingerbread Houses” on Martha’s Vineyard

Gingerbread House

Here at our Martha’s Vineyard boutique inn we love to help guests with planning their vacation on Martha’s Vineyard. One of the questions we’re routinely asked is “Where are the gingerbread houses?” They’re located a short drive or bike ride from the inn in neighboring Oak Bluffs. They are set back one block behind the […]