This is the climate diagram in Martha's Vineyard. On average, the warmest month is July. On the contrary, the coolest month is February. September is the driest month.
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Martha's Vineyard vacation rentals: the jewel of the Atlantic
Welcome to Martha’s Vineyard, a gorgeous island located in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Massachusetts and just south of Cape Cod. This paradise is home to a wealth of amazing culture and activities. From beautiful sandy beaches and rolling hills to seaside villages and iconic lighthouses, Martha’s Vineyard promises a fantastic vacation full of adventure. Find your perfect accommodation from one of many Martha’s Vineyard vacation rentals on offer, and have a place to call home on this exciting island.
The Journey to Martha’s Vineyard
Traveling to the island is comfortable and convenient via sea or air. Numerous ferries depart from mainland locations such as Woods Hole, Hyannis, and Falmouth, or other islands such as Nantucket. Travel time from these locations to the main ferry port on the island, Oak Bluffs, is an hour or under. Some ferry lines permit a vehicle, making you more flexible to explore the island at your leisure.
If you decide to travel by plane to Martha’s Vineyard Airport, keep in mind that Cape Air is a popular airline service operating from numerous airports on the East Coast, including Boston's Logan International Airport.
Once you have arrived on the island, there are multiple ways to reach your desired destination where your Martha’s Vineyard vacation home is located. The island offers a great network of public transportation, with multiple bus routes from the ferry port and the airport. You also have the option of taking a taxi or renting a car for higher convenience and comfort, making it easier to explore the more out-of-the-way sights. Book your Martha’s Vineyard vacation home in advance so you have a set destination to head for when you arrive.
Martha’s Vineyard Cuisine
With over 124 miles of coastline and plenty of farms, the island provides a range of fresh seafood, vegetables, and meats which are then used to whip up an array of delicious dishes. The local inhabitants are naturally seafood lovers, and here you can sample some of the region’s best seafood restaurants, including the acclaimed Martha’s Vineyard Chowder Company.
Check out the locally adored Offshore Ale Company, a fantastic rustic-style restaurant serving an array of different meat- and vegetable-rich food paired with refreshing home-brewed beers which rotate each season. Whatever you may wish to eat or drink during your visit, the island has you covered. Book your Martha’s Vineyard vacation rental now so you can indulge in the island’s cuisine every day.
The Climate on Martha’s Vineyard
The island is a popular vacation destination in part because of its outstanding summer climate. Although pleasantly moderated by the surrounding sea, its summer temperatures are typically warmer than the mainland and make a number of outdoor activities much more enjoyable.
Make the best of the sunshine by indulging in activities such as swimming, surfing, kayaking, and snorkeling. Hiking is also a popular activity here, so enjoy a beautiful walk through woods, across beaches, over hills, and along rocky coasts. Great Rock Bight is a renowned short seaside hike through nature, while Long Point Wildlife Refuge offers a network of longer hiking trails through the island’s pristine scenery.
Enjoy the island’s fantastic weather and soak up the sunshine while partaking in a range of outdoor activities. Book a Martha’s Vineyard vacation rental and have a perfect place to unwind at after an action-packed day.
Top Martha’s Vineyard Sights
There is a wealth of fantastic sights to see on Martha's Vineyard. Check out amazing attractions such as Edgartown Lighthouse, an iconic structure located near the sandy eastern coast of the island. This spot can be easily reached by bus and it is located in close proximity to the village of Edgartown. Aquinnah is also a fantastic location to visit, with its lighthouse standing proudly upon the stunning cliffs. From the top of the headland, you can enjoy amazing panoramic views of the surrounding coastline.
For architecture fans, Martha’s Vineyard showcases distinctive buildings in a 19th-century style. Houses located in the township of Oak Bluffs are built in a Carpenter-Gothic style. With their colorful, decorative woodwork and dark shingled walls, these unique buildings are a must-see. Grab a Martha’s Vineyard vacation rental near Oak Bluffs and be immersed in this delightful town on a daily basis.
New England comes alive at Martha's Vineyard
With the ocean on one side and historic homes on the other, the tranquil Ocean Park beckons. Summertime concerts, Christmas lights and festive fireworks are popular attractions here.
Welcoming local shops line Circuit Avenue, the main stretch of Oak Bluffs. Stop for an ice cream break and admire the ocean views.
Carved by glaciers millions of years ago, these dramatic cliffs are one of Martha's Vineyard's most-visited attractions. Shops run by indigenous Native Americans sell unique jewellery and hand-made gifts.
Take an invigorating walk, read a book or build sand castles with the kids at South Beach, located a few miles from Edgartown. Note that the undertow can be strong at times.
The historic lighthouse is open to visitors wishing to climb to the top for a small fee. Enjoy views of Chappy and Edgartown harbour amidst a classic New England setting.
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