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Year-Round Restaurants on Martha’s Vineyard

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Nov 20, 2015 @ 07:55 AM

7 Hot Spots to Visit While You’re in Edgartown: If you’re visiting Martha’s Vineyard during the off-season, don’t worry. You definitely won’t go hungry. There are a number of wonderful restaurants always open, and the locals know where to go!

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Martha’s Vineyard in November

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Nov 13, 2015 @ 11:02 AM

Spend a Day Enjoying Year-Round Attractions: With all the stresses of the modern world, it’s hard to think about a vacation that can truly relax and rejuvenate you. Sometimes vacations can even be more stressful than daily life! Though Martha’s Vineyard is known as a popular summer destination, it can be that truly relaxing haven during the off-season. And when you visit here in November, be sure to bring your appetite because many restaurants stay open year-round.

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Martha’s Vineyard in the Off-Season

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Nov 06, 2015 @ 12:21 PM

Get in Touch with Your Inner Artist: According to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks, Martha’s Vineyard has two seasons: tourist season and the “secret season.” This is the time when year-rounders enjoy the peace and relaxation that’s at the heart of the island. It’s also a time that reminds you why so many authors and artists have been drawn to Martha’s Vineyard, finding inspiration in its natural beauty and charming historic buildings.

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Haunted Happenings

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Sat, Oct 31, 2015 @ 09:04 AM

A Ghostly History of Martha’s Vineyard: Whether you’re a believer in ghosts or a skeptic, you might sleep with one eye open after taking a Vineyard Ghost Walking Tour. In honor of Halloween, we’ll take a look at some of the haunting tales that are told on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Topics: A Haunting and Most Haunted USA, Autumn Attractions on Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard Museum

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Oct 23, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Martha’s Vineyard Museum 6 Amazing Attractions for Art & History Lovers: A vacation on Martha’s Vineyard can mean many things to different people. For instance, some enjoy a quiet getaway and romantic scenery. Others like to share the fun attractions with their kids, creating lasting family memories. After you’ve sampled the local flavor and fun, you might be interested to know more about the history of the island.

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Martha’s Vineyard Fall Specials

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Oct 16, 2015 @ 11:07 AM

Discounts and Deals on October Accommodations: If your idea of a perfect vacation involves peace and quiet, and you’re not much for crowds and heavy traffic. . .this blog is for you. Dreaming of a Martha’s Vineyard vacation, but didn’t want to fight the summer crowds? Check out these fall specials to enjoy your stay on the Vineyard for an even more enjoyable price.

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More Autumn Attractions on Martha’s Vineyard

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Oct 09, 2015 @ 01:22 PM

As we said in last week’s blog, autumn is an ideal time to explore Martha’s Vineyard, with fewer crowds and lots of relaxing, outdoor quiet.

During your stay, there are a number of local favorites that stay open, and you really should visit them before you leave. Here are just a few:

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Autumn on Martha’s Vineyard

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Sat, Sep 26, 2015 @ 04:47 PM

Why the Off-Season has Plenty to Offer. If your idea of a perfect vacation involves peace and quiet, and you’re not much for crowds and heavy traffic. . .this blog is for you.

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September Calendar 2015

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Sep 18, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Check out what’s happening this fall on Martha’s Vineyard. September is the time when crowds get thinner, there is less traffic, and there is still plenty to see and do on the island. Here’s a sampling of upcoming events:

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Long Point Wildlife Refuge

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Sep 11, 2015 @ 07:36 AM

Experience the great outdoors on Martha’s Vineyard. When you’ve had enough shopping, dining and beach activities, you shouldn’t leave Martha’s Vineyard without exploring one of its most special natural preserves, Long Point Wildlife Refuge.

THE place for hiking.

Outdoor enthusiasts will love the hiking trails at this 600+-acre preserve. There are 2.1 miles of hiking through woods and open fields, as well as beachfront areas. The trails border Middle Point, Long Cove and Tisbury Great Ponds.

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