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Things to Do in Martha’s Vineyard

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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A photo of a lighthouse in one of the various Martha's Vineyard towns.Just off the coast of Cape Cod sits an island that, while small, is full of adventure to be had. While Martha’s Vineyard is only about 100 square miles, there are six quaint towns that each have their own identity. Let Edgartown and Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites serve as your home base. Located in the heart of town, this charming hotel is the ideal place to lay your head after exploring everything these adorable destinations have to offer.

The Six Towns of Martha’s Vineyard

Whether you visit one town or all six, you can find something unique to do or see in every location.

Aquinnah

As the westernmost town, Aquinnah is the perfect place to see the sun sink into the water. Visit the Aquinnah Cultural Center, which looks to preserve and document the Aquinnah Wampanoag history and culture, or explore local shops like Bowen’s Arrow in the cultural district. This town is also home to Gay Head Lighthouse, one of the most iconic locations on the island. 

Chilmark

Known for its rolling hills and the authentic fishing village of Menemsha, visitors to Chilmark need to stop by the Chilmark General Store. This Martha’s Vineyard institution is only open seasonally, so be sure to check its website before arriving. This town is a must-stop for those visiting in the spring when the town hosts The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival

Edgartown

Home to Vineyard Square, Edgartown is the perfect blend of old-world charm and open spaces. Explore landmarks around town by visiting the Edgartown Lighthouse or The Carnegie. Don’t forget to spend time just wandering historic Main Street. 

Oak Bluffs

Known as the liveliest town, Oak Bluffs is home to colorful gingerbread cottages, which are iconic to Martha’s Vineyard. Be sure to stop by the Flying Horses Carousel, the oldest continuous carousel in the country. 

Vineyard Haven

This working harbor village in Tisbury is the year-round port for the island. Vineyard Haven has a diverse cultural district full of interesting landmarks like the mural on the second-floor gallery of the Katharine Cornell Theatre or the whaling and industry captains’ homes on Williams Street. If you get hungry during your adventure, stop by Black Dog Tavern, which is a great spot to grab a meal or logo-ed gear.

West Tisbury

From the white church steeple to small farm stands, West Tisbury screams quintessential New England. Take a step back in time by stopping into Alley’s General Store. Watch stunning artwork come to life at Martha’s Vineyard Glassworks

Enjoy a Relaxing Martha’s Vineyard Escape

A photo of a room at a hotel in Edgartown, one of the various Martha's Vineyard towns.The best way to truly understand what makes Martha’s Vineyard such a unique vacation destination is to explore the towns that make it up. Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites offers the perfect place to relax after a long day of fun. Overlooking Edgartown Harbor, our hotel is the right mix of comfort and luxury. When booking your stay, select from a range of accommodation options, including rooms and suites. Our knowledgeable concierge staff can answer any questions you may have during your stay. To learn more about booking your stay or on-site amenities, call 508-627-4711.

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A photo of one of the golf courses in Martha's Vineyard.

Your stay at Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites puts you just minutes away from excellent restaurants and shopping in downtown Edgartown. Booking your New England vacation at our Martha’s Vineyard hotel also means you are close to some of the best golf courses in the area. Whether you are a golf novice or an experienced player, booking a tee time at a local course is something that should be on your itinerary.

The Top 3 Martha’s Vineyard Golf Courses

During your stay in Martha’s Vineyard, experience everything this New England town has to offer. Spend a day enjoying the sunshine by hiking area trails. If you’re looking for something outside but a little more relaxing, visit the best golf courses the island has to offer.

 

  1. Wind your way through woodlands and open meads while golfing at Farm Neck Golf Club. Play 18 holes at this championship-caliber course, or spend a day at the driving range. You can also book private lessons to work on improving your game.
  2. Experience the manicured greens and expansive fairways of Mink Meadows Golf Club, all while enjoying beautiful ocean views. This course is only nine holes, perfect for those looking for a quicker game. 
  3. Vineyard Golf Club, designed as a walking course, offers golfers both novice and experienced fun challenges. Sitting on 235 acres of rolling land, you’ll play your way through varied green sizes and shapes that will test your golf skills.

If you’re interested in playing at Farm Neck or Mink Meadows, we can help arrange tee times. 

Enjoy a New England Getaway at Our Martha’s Vineyard Hotel

Experience views of Edgartown Harbor and the historic waterfront district during your stay at Vineyard Square Hotel and Suites. Select from our range of accommodations, including pet-friendly rooms and luxury suites. Whether you are hoping for a room with a fireplace or one that has more of a cozy feel, there is a room that is perfect for you. After a day on the golf course, dine at our on-site restaurant, Chesca’s Restaurant, or borrow a board game to enjoy with the family. To learn more about our accommodations or special offers, please call 508-627-4711.

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A photo of a couple exploring Martha’s Vineyard shopping scene.Whether you’re on a couple’s getaway or an outing with friends, you’re sure to love the diverse assortment of boutiques and stores featured by the Martha’s Vineyard shopping scene. Shop ‘til you drop during your stay at Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites and discover all manner of unique treasures. From books and jewelry to designer fashion and decadent treats, you’re sure to find the perfect purchases for you near our Edgartown hotel. As with most Martha’s Vineyard shops and businesses, not all establishments are open year-round, so you’ll definitely want to double-check what remains open during the shoulder and off-seasons.

 

7 Fantastic Martha’s Vineyard Shopping Spots

If you’re looking for things to do on Martha’s Vineyard, consider treating yourself to our assortment of spectacular shops. Discover gifts for those special folk in your life, or pick out a few pieces for your chic wardrobe. Regardless of where your interests lie, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for during your Martha’s vineyard shopping spree.

  1. Backwater Trading Co. will take care of all your outdoor clothing needs. They sell only the best quality fabric guaranteed to keep you warm, comfortable, and stylish. 
  2. CB Stark Jewelers creates stunning, hand-crafted jewelry with unique, elegant designs.   
  3. Sate your bookish desires at Edgartown Books. Help support local publishers and check out local authors. 
  4. Treat yourself to a delightful sundress for your next date night at Katydid.
  5. Connoisseurs of exceptional art and apparel will love the collection at Mikel Hunter.
  6. Indulge your sweet tooth with a treat or three from Murdick’s Fudge.
  7. Nell is your all-around place for health and beauty, beachwear, and your Martha’s Vineyard-themed gift. 

Treat Yourself at Our Martha’s Vineyard Hotel

Spice up your New England getaway and spend a laid-back day enjoying the diverse Martha’s Vineyard shopping scene. While you’re meandering through various shops, be sure to stop by the Eisenhower Gallery, located near our lobby. In addition to a rotating exhibition, they also feature artwork for you to purchase. After a fulfilling few hours at various Edgartown shops, tuck into a delicious meal from our on-site restaurant, Chesca’s Restaurant. Or, indulge in a wellness treatment from our on-site spa, Sea Spa Salon. For more information on our luxurious accommodations, amenities, and area attractions, please give us a call at 508-627-4711.

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Pictures of a Martha’s Vineyard lighthouse.Soak in stunning coastal views during your stay at Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites when you embark on a self-guided Martha’s Vineyard lighthouse tour. Immerse yourself in our island’s history, capture several fantastic photos, and visit whichever lighthouses most pique your interest—and at your pace! Cultivate cherished memories with your significant other exploring the magnificent lighthouses near our Martha’s Vineyard hotel. 

Visit the Best Martha’s Vineyard Lighthouses

The best part of engaging in a self-guided tour is that you’re free to take as much time as you’d like, and you can start whenever you’d like. Spend a few hours or an entire day visiting historical lighthouses near our Edgartown hotel. You’re sure to learn a few fascinating facts and snap your fair share of photos. 

  • Cape Poge Lighthouse is akin to a hidden gem as you can only access this Martha’s Vineyard lighthouse via beach vehicle or boat, like the Chappy Ferry
  • Climb to the top of Edgartown Lighthouse and bask in the beautiful view of the harbor. 
  • Read up on the Gay Head Lighthouse’s intriguing history, and take plenty of pictures of this magnificent lighthouse perched upon striking, colorful cliffs. 
  • Located in Oak Bluffs, The East Chop Lighthouse still acts as an active navigation aid and is generally open during the summer season during sunset and Sunday evenings.
  • The West Chop Lighthouse sits on the peninsula opposite The East Chop Lighthouse. While not available to the public, you can still get a great view of The West Chop Lighthouse via road or ferry. 

Indulge in The Best Martha’s Vineyard Activities 

You’ll never run out of things to do in Martha’s Vineyard during your stay at Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites, regardless of the season. Winter on the East Coast means visits to local art galleries, like the Vineyard Square’s Eisenhauer Gallery, and cozy evenings indoors with your significant other while snow drifts slowly to the ground outside your window. Spend the shoulder and summer season immersing yourself in nature, like hiking the island and embarking on romantic walks on the beach. Delight in fine dining, such as at our on-site Edgartown restaurant, Chesca’s Restaurant. Regardless of where your interests lie, you’re sure to have an unforgettable time getting comfortable in our spacious accommodations and exploring Martha’s Vineyard with your significant other. For additional information about making a reservation, please give us a call at 508-627-4711 or create your booking online

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