How to get to Martha’s Vineyard? Sail away to the island of Martha’s Vineyard aboard the Island Queen Ferry… relax on a delightful 35-minute water cruise across the sparkling waters of Vineyard Sound. You’ll discover a gentler civilization when you visit the fabled island of Martha’s Vineyard. Miles of beaches and dunes… marshes… ponds and forests… fishing villages from another century… Oak Bluffs, where we land, with its Victorian gingerbread cottage colony… Edgartown, one of the whaling capitals of the world, preserved as it was then. There’s swimming, sailing, golf, tennis, fishing, hiking… and bicycling on specially paved trails that take you almost everywhere. Photo opportunities abound.
The best way to see the island is by one of several modes of transportation. Island-wide public bus service is very convenient and provided by the Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority. Single trip fares and full day & multi-day passes are available for purchase on the bus. Taxis are plentiful and await your arrival at our Oak Bluffs dock. Or you may choose to bring your bicycle aboard and explore the island at your leisure or rent a bicycle, jeep, smart car and more at one of many rental locations in Oak Bluffs. Sightseeing tours are provided by several tour companies including Martha’s Vineyard Sightseeing, Inc.
See for yourself why the Island Queen ferry is the best passenger boat to Martha’s Vineyard!
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