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 cruise across the sparkling waters of Vineyard Sound, and discover the fabled island of Martha’s Vineyard. Oak Bluffs, where we land, is home to “The Flying Horses,” the oldest carousel in America; lively shops and restaurants on Circuit Ave. and the Campground with its collection of multi-colored Victorian gingerbread cottages. Edgartown is like stepping back in time with its streets lined with majestic whaling captain’s homes, it’s also a shopping and dining destination. Round out your visit with a stop in Aquinnah, one of the most beautiful places in the U.S with its brilliantly colored cliffs and spectacular views. It’s also home to the Vineyard’s indigenous population, the Wampanoag tribe of Gay Head.
The best way to see the island of Martha’s Vineyard 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, Uber and Lyft are plentiful and await your arrival at our Oak Bluffs dock. Also, you may choose to bring your bicycle aboard the Island Queen Ferry 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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