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Best Hotels in Martha’s Vineyard

A woman walking around a museum while visiting Martha's Vineyard in winter.Martha’s Vineyard is known for being a go-to summer vacation destination. However, this New England is the perfect escape any time of year. If you’re looking to get away from the crowds, try visiting Martha’s Vineyard and Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites in the winter. This season is a fantastic time for couples looking to enjoy quality, uninterrupted time together while enjoying a slower-paced vacation.

5 Things to Do in Martha’s Vineyard in the Winter

While winter is the shoulder season on Martha’s Vineyard, there is still plenty of fun to be had. Remember that some attractions may be closed or operate on limited hours, so be sure to call or check online for the most current information.

  1. Martha’s Vineyard Museum is open year-round, giving you the perfect indoor adventure, but hours vary depending on the time of year. Wander the range of exhibits that explore the history and heritage of the island.
  2. Winter is the perfect time to get new mittens or sweaters from the Island Alpaca Company. Located in nearby Oak Bluffs, the gift shop features a variety of products made from alpaca. 
  3. A majority of the shops in Edgartown close down for the season, but if you’re hoping to do some holiday shopping, head to Vineyard Haven. While you’ll still want to check out store hours, a large portion of stores in this Martha’s Vineyard town are open through the winter.
  4. If you’re looking to spend some time outdoors, make your way to Polly Hill Arboretum in West Tisbury. The grounds are open daily from sunrise to sunset, but the visitor center is closed starting in mid-October.
  5. Get in the holiday spirit by timing your visit to coincide with Christmas in Edgartown. Taking place at the beginning of December, this annual festival includes the lighting of the Edgartown Lighthouse, an art and crafts festival, a parade, and more.

Our concierge staff can help answer any questions you may have about what attractions are open.

Reserve Your Winter Getaway Today

A guestroom at an Edgartown hotel to stay in while visiting Martha's Vineyard in winter.There’s still plenty of time to plan your winter vacation to Martha’s Vineyard. There’s no better place to call home on your visit than Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites. Found in the heart of charming Edgartown. Our hotel expertly combines luxury amenities and incredible lodging options, all at an affordable price.

We offer a blend of traditional guest rooms and luxury accommodations, which means you can find the perfect room type for you. After a day of exploring, come back and grab one of our board games to play back in your room. For more information about booking your stay or special offers, call 508-627-4711.

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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.

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A group of women on a Martha's Vineyard bachelorette party trip.From the moment you say “yes,” there is no shortage of festivities to celebrate your upcoming marriage. One of the most fun events is often the bachelorette party, and Martha’s Vineyard is the perfect destination for your celebration. This New England island has everything you need for a memorable trip with your closest girlfriends, and Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites is close to all of the best activities and attractions.

The Top 5 Things to Do on Your Getaway

No matter how long your bachelorette party stay is, there are plenty of adventures to keep your group busy. You’ll find everything from thrilling adventures to more laid-back pursuits near our Edgartown hotel.

  1. Indulge in a bit of pampering at Sea Spa Salon, which is found on the same property as the hotel. This spa specializes in customized bachelorette packages, which include everything from massages to nail services.
  2. Get dressed up and go bar hopping at the best local spots. We recommend visiting The Port Hunter, The Wharf, and the upstairs porch at Alchemy. For a more chill night out, hang out at local breweries like Bad Martha.
  3. Spend some time wandering the charming boutiques and shops throughout Martha’s Vineyard. Be sure to stop by Murdick’s Fudge for a sweet treat or Nell Martha’s Vineyard for a commemorative gift.
  4. Start one morning with a relaxing yoga session. Bring your own mats and soak in the sunshine while practicing on a beach. There are also several yoga studios, including Yoga on the Vine and Vineyard Vinyasa, throughout Martha’s Vineyard if you’re looking for an indoor session.
  5. For a breathtaking end to the day, reserve your spot on a sunset cruise. Mad Max Charters has a catamaran sail that has you chasing the sunset into the Nantucket Sound.

For recommendations on things to do in Martha’s Vineyard or help making dinner reservations, stop by our front desk to talk with the concierge staff.

Reserve Your Girls’ Trip to Edgartown

A room at a Martha's Vineyard hotel to stay at for a bachelorette party trip.If you’re looking for a coastal spot to host your bachelorette party, look no further than Martha’s Vineyard and Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites. Our Edgartown hotel, which overlooks the harbor, is the perfect home base for your celebration.

Our boutique hotel is comprised of modern rooms and luxury suites, ideal for unwinding after a fun-filled day. You’ll find a variety of on-site amenities, including board games, continental breakfast, a fitness center, and bike rentals, all designed to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. To learn more about reserving your rooms or special offers, call 508-627-4711.

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Explore Memorable Things to Do & See in West Tisbury
Spend a Day at the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest
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A stunning scenic view on Marthas VineyardFrom charming towns to sandy beaches, there is no shortage of stunning sights to discover when staying at Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites. Our quaint Edgartown hotel, overlooking the harbor and waterfront district, is home to some of the best views in town. However, there are plenty of other incredible scenic spots throughout Martha’s Vineyard just waiting for you to discover them.

A Checklist of Insta-Worthy Views

Sitting just off the coast of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard might be a small island, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t full of incredible sights. See them for the water on a sunset cruise, or hop on and off the bus, one of the many transportation options available on the island. To fully experience the beauty of this New England area, check out these different spots for the best views in Massachusetts.

  • To get to Wasque Point, you’ll need to hop on the Chappy Ferry and head over to Chappaquiddick Island. The 200-acre nature reserve is home to incredible bird watching and boardwalks. 
  • Found in Chilmark, Menemsha Hills is an ideal spot to take in scenic vistas across Vineyard Sound. Home to the second-highest point on the island, you’ll be able to see for miles. 
  • Aquinnah Cliffs Overlook, once called Gay Head, is one of the most visited spots for a reason. Wander the lower beach paths to see the cliffs up close. The upper tails provide views of the Elizabeth Islands and Gay Head Light. 
  • Make the short journey to Lighthouse Beach to see the sailboats come in and out of the harbor. Be sure to take in the Edgartown Lighthouse before heading over to Fuller Street Beach.
  • Explore the Long Point Wildlife Refuge to see if you can spot the rare plants and wildlife that have adapted to call this dry, acidic landscape and its ponds home. Walk along the two-mile trail through the oak forest and savannah for a truly memorable experience.

You never know what breathtaking sights await you on your outings, so be sure your phone or camera is always charged to capture the views.

Take It All In on a New England Escape

The lobby of a Martha's Vineyard hotel neat scenic viewpoints.If you’re ready to enjoy the slower pace of life for a little while, pack your bags and head to Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites. Located on scenic Martha’s Vineyard, our boutique and affordable hotel is the perfect spot for any getaway.

Our accommodations include luxury suites to cozy guest rooms. No matter which option you choose, you’ll have a relaxing place to call home. If you’re looking for recommendations on things to do or need help with reservations, our experienced concierge staff is here to help. Call 508-627-4711 to learn more about our hotel or how to save on your stay

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Plan a Visit to the Martha’s Vineyard Food and Wine Festival
Where to Get the Best Pizza on Martha’s Vineyard Near Edgartown
Explore Memorable Things to Do & See in West Tisbury
Spend a Day at the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest
See the Next Big Thing at a Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival
A Guide on How to Get to Martha’s Vineyard

A family out biking, which is just one of the numerous this to do in Edgartown.Whether you’re planning a summer vacation for the family or a romantic honeymoon for two, there is no shortage of memorable things to do and see in Martha’s Vineyard. Located in the heart of Edgartown, Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites makes for the ideal home base for any getaway. The variety of activities and attractions means there is something everyone will enjoy. However, there are just some things to do in Edgartown that should be on every itinerary. 

What Are the Top Martha’s Vineyard Activities?

No matter the season, adventure is all around you. The best way to make sure you hit all the highlights of activities and attractions is by creating a bucket list of the top adventures.

When planning out what pursuits to include in your list, keep in mind some places are open seasonally. Our concierge staff is also here to help you book any excursions or offer more recommendations. 

Start Planning Your Massachusetts Escape

Relax in a comfortable suite while planning out your things to do in Edgartown.There’s nothing better than packing your bags and getting away from everyday life for a little while. Create your perfect blend of relaxing pursuits and thrilling things to do in Edgartown by booking your stay at Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites. 

Our affordable but luxurious hotel puts you near the top attractions while providing a relaxing place to call home. After a day of exploration, unwind in your spacious accommodation to rest up for another day of fun. Make the most out of your stay by utilizing our range of on-site amenities. Call 508-627-4711 to learn more about the hotel or how to save on your stay

The Best Things to Do in Martha’s Vineyard for Solo Travelers
What to Know about the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival
Plan a Visit to the Martha’s Vineyard Food and Wine Festival
Where to Get the Best Pizza on Martha’s Vineyard Near Edgartown
Explore Memorable Things to Do & See in West Tisbury
Spend a Day at the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest
See the Next Big Thing at a Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival
A Guide on How to Get to Martha’s Vineyard