The Edgartown Lighthouse is one of the historic lighthouses of Martha's Vineyard. This property has been managed…More and taken care of by the Martha's Vineyard Museum since 1993. Major renovations were completed in 2007 and include the installation of a staircase to the lantern room.
There is a lighthouse keeper at the door during open hours. Picnic areas are available for visitors, and a limited parking area is available for visitors' use on North Water Street. The lighthouse space is available to book for private functions such as weddings and parties.
Lighthouse Beach 2 N Water St, Edgartown, MA02539 Lighthouse Beach can be accessed by a short path from North Water Street. This small beach is known for its tame surf…More but relatively rocky sand, and is a favorite of strollers wishing to visit the Edgartown lighthouse. It is free and open to the public.
Gay Head Lighthouse 9 Aquinnah Cir, Aquinnah, MA02535 The historic Gay Head Lighthouse is located atop the Gay Head cliffs. Originally constructed in 1799, the current…More lighthouse is over 150 years old and still guides the ships through the rocky waters off the coast of Aquinnah. It is open for sunset tours in the spring and summer, and it is also a fantastic place for wedding celebrations.
Lighthouse Properties 52 N Narragansett Ave, Oaks Bluff, MA02557 Lighthouse Properties is a real estate office situated in Oak Bluffs. The staff of eight specializes in personal service…More and can work with any buyer or seller. Lighthouse also focuses on vacation rental properties, which can be found on the company's website.
East Chop Lighthouse 229 East Chop Ave, Oak Bluffs, MA02568 The East Chop Lighthouse is located on East Chop in Oak Bluffs. It dates back to 1869, and was errected by Silas…More Daggett. That lighthouse burned down soon after. In 1878, a new lighthouse was erected. It stands 40 feet tall with a focal plane 79 feet above mean high water. It is maintained by the Martha's Vineyard Museum. The East Chop Lighthouse is open seasonally on Sunday evenings around sunset. Admission is $5 for adults. It is also available for guests to host private parties. Call the number listed or visit the website for more information.
Martha's Vineyard Museum 59 School St, Edgartown, MA02539 The Martha's Vineyard Museum is a quick walk from downtown Edgartown. The Wampanoag Gallery showcases Native…More American history and artifacts and the Kid's Gallery has artwork and research projects from local Island children of all ages. The Carriage Shop contains historic vessels and vehicles, including a restored 1856 fire engine. In the middle of the property stands the Fresnal Lens Tower which was previously used to light the historic Gay Head Lighthouse. Guided lighthouse tours are offered and the lighthouses can also be rented for private events. The library on premise is open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Fuller Street Beach 2 Fuller St, Edgartown, MA02539 Fuller Street Beach is located along the harbor in Edgartown, at the end of Fuller Street. It is a short walk from the…More lighthouse and the North Water Street beach. It is free and open to all.
Outermost Inn 81 Lighthouse Rd, Aquinnah, MA02535 Located on the western point of the island on top of the Gay Head Cliffs, The Outermost Inn offers rooms with coastal…More views in all directions, and the restaurant features fine dining with local ingredients. The inn is within walking distance of town shopping, dining and beaches.
The Lightkeeper's Inn 25 Simpson's Ln, Edgartown, MA02539 The Lightkeeper's Inn is a six suite inn located in Edgartown. Just a short walk away from some of the best shopping and…More beaches on the Vineyard, this quaint tiny inn owned by John Chirgwin boasts beautifully decorated rooms themed around each of the Vineyard's five historic lighthouses. Each suite has an outside deck or patio facing the gardens.
Blue Buoy 10 Main St, Edgartown, MA02539 Blue Buoy is located on the main shopping drag in Edgartown proper, just a stone's throw from real buoys bobbing in the…More Katama bay. The store has large front windows that confer a very clean and bright feel. It sells a selection of souvenirs and gifts, specializing in all things Vineyard. You can get anything from lighthouses with the town's name painted on it to yoga mats sporting a silhouette of the island.