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Family Friendly Ways to Celebrate the Winter Solstice in Martha’s Vineyard

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Oct 10, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

On December 21st, Martha's Vineyard and the rest of the world will welcome the official arrival of winter. In our time zone (EST), it is slated to arrive at 6:03 p.m., which is 23:03 UTC. When it does arrive, the sun will have traveled south to the Tropic of Capricorn and the skies will grow dark around 4:15 p.m. Afterward, we’ll all be able to count on shorter nights and longer days until the warm weather returns again. 

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New Bedford Ferry Helps Summer Vacationers Get the Chills in Vineyard Haven

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Jul 25, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

Fans of shows like Ghost Hunters, Paranormal State, Ghost Adventures, A Haunting and Most Haunted USA may want to take note. Weekday goose bumps are on offer in Vineyard Haven this summer. And the way to get them starts with a ride on the New Bedford ferry.

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Island Auto Rentals Help Make Camping on Martha’s Vineyard Fun and Easy

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Jul 11, 2014 @ 08:39 AM

Contrary to what some may mistakenly believe, Martha’s Vineyard isn’t all about beachfront cottages and New England style Inns. There is also a great place to go camping. It’s called the Martha’s Vineyard Family Campground and you can get to it quite easily with our A-A Island Auto Rentals.

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7 Sensational Edgartown Events to Attend with Friends This Summer

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Jun 27, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

There is no doubt about it. Edgartown is expected to be rockin’ this summer, thanks to an amazing amount of special events. For all of us here at A-A Island Auto Rental, it was really hard to pick out just a few to highlight. But we eventually settled on the following sensational seven:

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Plan on Visiting Martha’s Vineyard Locations During a Holiday Weekend?

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, May 23, 2014 @ 08:36 AM

Are you hoping to visit a great Martha's Vineyard location during Memorial Day, Fourth of July or Labor Day Weekend 2014? Will it be your first time visiting the island during a holiday weekend? If so, you may want to check-out our A-A Island Auto Rental professionals’ advice:

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Edgartown and Chilmark Offer Foodies Access to Great Events in June 2014

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, May 16, 2014 @ 08:35 AM

Calling all self-professed foodies! June 2014 is the perfect time to visit Martha’s Vineyard, especially if Edgartown and Chilmark are part of your travel plans. Why? Well, it’s when two great culinary events will be taking place in those areas. To enjoy them, all you need is an A-A Island Auto Rental and the following information:

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Island Queen Ferry to Martha’s Vineyard: What You Need to Know

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Apr 25, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Falmouth residents and visitors alike have something to look forward to this May. It marks the restart of the Island Queen's services. She’s a beautiful, passenger cruise ship complete with an onboard snack bar and comfortable seating area. Each year, she runs daily between Falmouth and Martha’s Vineyard. If you are looking to climb aboard this spring and summer, here’s what you need to know:

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Take a Wine Tasting Excursion with a Martha Vineyard Auto Rental

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Apr 18, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

If you live in the vicinity of Martha's Vineyard or plan on travelling to this upscale island in the near future, taking a wine tasting excursion ought to be on your itinerary.

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Two Great Family Reunion Activities to Enjoy on Martha’s Vineyard

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Apr 11, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

When it comes to warm weather, family reunion destinations, Martha's Vineyard is the place to go. There are family-friendly hotels, kid-friendly restaurants, companies that rent baby gear and family-size rental vehicles on offer.

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Martha’s Vineyard: Edgartown Lodging Venues Cater to Families with Children

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Apr 04, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Massachusetts is a great, spring and summer vacation destination for families with young children. This is especially the case when it comes to our friends at the Winnetu Hotel on Martha's Vineyard. Located on Dunes Road in Edgartown, it’s a family operated venue that faces the ocean and offers visitors a chance to enjoy a variety of overnight packages. In addition, it just so happens to be one of A-A Island Auto Rental’s pickup locations.

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