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Spend a Day at a Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Property

BY VINEYARD SQUARE HOTEL | 16 September 2022

A boy looking for birds at a Martha's Vineyard Land Bank property.The New England region is filled with breathtaking scenery, and some of the best examples of Mother Nature’s work can be found on Martha’s Vineyard. Enjoy waterfront views by reserving your stay at Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites, one of the best hotels in Edgartown. Our boutique hotel puts you near some of the best outdoor adventures in town, including several preserves that help make up Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank. 

Where to See Breathtaking Nature on Your Massachusetts Getaway

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank was created in response to the population growth and the development that came with that. This cause focuses on preserving land and everything that makes Martha’s Vineyard special. Some of these protected areas are only a short bike ride away from our Edgartown hotel.

  • Felix Neck Preserve has served as a premier environmental education center for years. The 25-acre space is excellent for hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, and more. 
  • Park on the right at Edgartown’s Jernegan’s Pond to visit Sweetened Water. The 11.4-acre preserve was once land used as a dairy farm. Today it’s a spot to go bicycling, cross-country skiing, or hiking with your dog.
  • At over 25 acres, there is plenty of nature to take in at Ben Toms. You can access this preserve by walking up the bicycle path that connects the area to the Sweetened Water Preserve. Enjoy nature studying, horseback riding, and more.

Other incredible spots are only a short ferry ride away on Chappaquiddick Island to explore other trust properties. To visit Tom’s Neck Preserve, park near the Mytoi garden and follow the signs. Some of the activities you can partake in include taking in scenic views, hunting, bicycling, and picnicking.

Start Planning Your Relaxing Martha’s Vineyard Escape

A hotel room to relax in after exploring a Martha's Vineyard Land Bank preserve.Whether you’re planning a fun-filled bachelorette party or a trip for two, Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites is the perfect home base for any Martha’s Vineyard getaway. Spend your days exploring the island and all it has to offer, including Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank properties, and your nights unwinding in comfort. 

Our hotel, situated in the heart of charming downtown Edgartown, has everything you need for the best stay possible. When booking your stay, choose between luxurious guest rooms or suites. No matter what room style you select, you’ll have a cozy place to call home. Make the most of your stay by enjoying our on-site amenities like bike rentals and concierge services. Call 508-627-4711 to learn more about our hotel and how to save on your stay.