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Today’s Spotlight: 1720 House

Posted by Chris Hohmann on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 @ 09:47 AM

Discover Quaint Bed and Breakfasts on Martha’s Vineyard

There are 25 bed and breakfasts on Martha’s Vineyard, each offering a welcoming, memorable experience for couples and families. If you’re looking for a truly historic experience that captures the look and feel of old Martha’s Vineyard, look no further than the award-winning 1720 House. When you visit the 1720 House, it’s like stepping back in time. From the outside, it looks like a stately Victorian home. Interior rooms are cozy and inviting. When you stay here, you’ll enjoy the quiet charm and quaint décor of a bygone era, with regal architecture and pristine gardens surrounding you. The inn is nearly 300 years old, and was the residence of many generations of island families.

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Today’s Spotlight: Kelley House

Posted by Chris Hohmann on Wed, Jul 18, 2018 @ 09:44 AM

Discover Quaint Bed and Breakfasts on Martha’s Vineyard

When you’re staying in Edgartown, Kelley House offers an inviting ambiance and luxurious amenities from an ideal location in the heart of town, just steps from the water. Originally built in 1742, today the Kelley House has an abundance of historic charm, while offering modern amenities as well.

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Today’s Spotlight: Isabelle’s Beach House

Posted by Chris Hohmann on Mon, Jul 09, 2018 @ 09:46 AM

Discover Quaint Bed and Breakfasts on Martha’s Vineyard

When you’ve spent a day at the beach or sightseeing, it’s nice to come back to an inviting hotel or inn that complements the charm of Martha’s Vineyard. Did you know that, in addition to hotels, there are 25 bed and breakfasts on the island? All of them offer quaint charm and history, making your vacation even more memorable. Read on to find your next favorite place on Martha’s Vineyard!  (In the next few blogs, we’ll be spotlighting some favorite inns.)

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Martha’s Vineyard Authors

Posted by Chris Hohmann on Sat, Jun 30, 2018 @ 08:04 PM

Add These Local Authors to Your Summer Reading List

The beach calls. . .leisure time beckons. It’s the perfect time to start your summer reading list! The following authors live on Martha’s Vineyard, or visit frequently and write about island life. If you’re a book lover, you’ll love the many selections available. Take a look at this sampling below—all of these can be found at two of the island’s most charming bookstores, Bunch of Grapes Bookstore in Vineyard Haven and Edgartown Books in Edgartown. And if you can’t get to the island right now, you can still find them all on Amazon.

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Local Companies on Martha’s Vineyard

Posted by Chris Hohmann on Thu, Jun 28, 2018 @ 07:59 PM

Local Companies on Martha’s Vineyard

Support Businesses You Can Only Find On the Island

When you visit Martha’s Vineyard, you’ll want to sample some local island products that are actually made right here. It’s good to support local business owners, and you can find many of them at the West Tisbury Market. If you can’t make it to the Market, several of their products are also available in local stores and restaurants. So check out local products—they make great gifts, or pick up some for yourself!

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Travel Safety Tips

Posted by Chris Hohmann on Thu, Jun 28, 2018 @ 07:54 PM

6 Ways to Stay Safe on Your Vacation

You want your vacation to be special, memorable and stress-free. Most of the time, vacations go exactly as planned. But sometimes, unforeseen events can happen. Here are some top tips for keeping you and your family safe when you go away.

  1. Pack only what you need.

It’s recommended that you don’t bring things like your Social Security card or birth certificate. And only bring a passport if

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Fourth of July Events On Martha’s Vineyard 2018

Posted by Chris Hohmann on Thu, Jun 21, 2018 @ 08:32 AM

Celebrate the Fourth on Martha’s Vineyard!

If you’ll be vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard in July, you’ll want to know where to go for fireworks, celebrations and other fun events. Read on to find the fun!

West Tisbury Farmers’ Market

Get ready for your Fourth of July or summer celebration early by stopping by the West Tisbury Farmers’ Market on Saturday, June 30.

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Coffee Shops on Martha’s Vineyard

Posted by Chris Hohmann on Sat, Jun 16, 2018 @ 09:17 AM

Five Great Places to Find the Perfect Cup of Joe inEdgartown

Want to start every morning of your vacation with the perfect cup of coffee? Nothing gets your day off to a better start than the quaint coffee shops and cafés you’ll find on Martha’s Vineyard. Read on to find out why Edgartown is a great destination for coffee lovers!

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Best Ice Cream Shops On Martha’s Vineyard

Posted by Chris Hohmann on Thu, Jun 14, 2018 @ 09:13 AM

Nothing goes better together like summer and ice cream! If you’re vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard this summer, there are many great spots where you can get some tasty treats. Keep in mind, some of these places can get packed during the warmer months, but there are enough places to go where you won’t have to spend too long waiting in line. Read on to learn more about these five top ice cream shops on the island.

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Summer Vacation on Martha’s Vineyard

Posted by Chris Hohmann on Tue, Jun 12, 2018 @ 09:07 AM

If you’ll be visiting Martha’s Vineyard this summer, you’ll want to sample all of the many wonderful attractions and activities available on the island. Warmer breezes begin a season filled with possibilities, which is why we’ll take you on a “tour” of some of the most special summer moments you can have on Martha’s Vineyard.

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