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How well do YOU know Martha’s Vineyard? History of the island—part 2

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Jul 17, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

After a time of peace and prosperity between the shite settlers and Wampanoag Indians, things changed during the American Revolution.

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How well do YOU know Martha’s Vineyard?

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Jul 10, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

We bet you didn’t know this! Martha’s Vineyard is a beautiful island south of Cape Cod in Massachusetts. The Vineyard or The Rock, as it’s been nicknamed, is an almost magical place, rich with natural beauty and colorful history. How well do you know how Martha’s Vineyard came to be?

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Island Auto Rentals and Winter Culinary Getaways: A Great Match for All

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Dec 26, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

Don’t let the winter doldrums set in after the holidays. Book island auto rentals and plan a culinary getaway instead. In our opinion, it’s a great way to experience Martha’s Vineyard off-season, learn something new and chase away those cold weather blues. We’d suggest that after you book a rental car from us that you call three places. The first is the Mansion House Inn, Health Club and Spa. The other two are Jan Buhrman’s Kitchen Porch and Holly Bellebuono’s Vineyard Herbs, Teas & Apothecary. All three are located on Martha’s Vineyard and within easy drive of our three locations.

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5 Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Martha’s Vineyard Auto Rentals

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Mar 07, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

If you are looking for a place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in 2014, don’t forget about Martha’s Vineyard. In its early years, the region attracted many Irish immigrants in search of a better life. As such, today, it remains the home of Irish hotels, restaurants, shops and more. Here’s a look at several worth visiting with your Martha's Vineyard auto rental:

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Visit African American Heritage Sites with Martha’s Vineyard Car Rentals

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Fri, Feb 21, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

In honor of Black History Month, why not take some time to secure a Martha's Vineyard car rental and visit the area’s African American heritage sites? There are plenty of sites to visit and our island rental cars can help you see them on your own. Here’s how:

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Historic Martha's Vineyard Harbor Hotels

Posted by Bryan Nelson on Tue, Dec 24, 2013 @ 08:39 AM

Historic Martha's Vineyard Harbor Hotels welcome guests with their unique charm and proximity to the Atlantic Ocean. Lovingly cared for, many of these inns date back to the 1800s when whaling captains resided on the island.

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