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7 Great Winter Weekend Getaways in New England

Winter weekend getaways in New England can look like the perfect winter scene you would expect from a Currier & Ives print. Although winter in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine is closely associated with skiing, winter weekend getaways in New England are also great for non-skiers. Between the craft beer and foodie scenes in winter

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15 Must See Places in New England That Will Blow Your Mind!

Do you have a New England bucket list? There are so many must see places in New England that is pure Americana. In New England, must see places are part of comon culture, such as the Salem witch trials, Boston during the American Revolution, the Gilded Age excess of Newport and presidential vacations in New England. Here’s

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The 5 Best Cape Cod Family Resorts For The Perfect Family Vacation

If you’re visiting Cape Cod with family, you will be spoiled for choice for family accommodation because of its choice of Cape Cod family resorts. When picking family resorts,  Cape Cod has something suitable to cater to all tastes. Family resorts in Cape Cod range from beachfront hotels to  resorts with water parks as well as

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Why The Lighthouses in Nantucket Are Worth Visiting

The three Nantucket Lighthouses offer a rare glimpse into the island’s extensive maritime history. As one of the main trading ports in the 18th Century, Nantucket has multiple lighthouse for ships and whaling boats to safely navigate the Atlantic. Historic and scenic, the three lighthouses on Nantucket continue to delight visitors. Make sure to see at

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5 Great Martha’s Vineyard Movies That Will Transport You There

If you love movies, Martha’s Vineyard may seem familiar to you.  From romantic comedies to horror movies, Martha’s Vineyard has a long history of being a film setting. While some Martha’s Vineyard movies merely take place on the island, others movies on Martha’s Vineyard have been filmed entirely on the island. The most famous Martha’s Vineyard

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An Opinionated Guide To Shopping in Edgartown Martha’s Vineyard

With dozens of stores and boutiques to choose from, shopping in Edgartown Martha’s Vineyard has never been better. Clothing stores in Edgartown can outfit the whole family. Whether you’re looking for fashion, books or cool gifts to bring home, Edgartown’s historic shopping district has it all.  We’ve also included a couple of stores that we

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Edgartown Lighthouse

The 5 Beautiful Lighthouses of Martha’s Vineyard

When you’re visiting New England, you have to see some of their famous lighthouses. Luckily, Martha’s Vineyard has 5 beautiful lighthouses dotted around the island. You can go inside four of the five lighthouses of Martha’s Vineyard. People in the know say that its worth seeing all of them because the Martha’s Vineyard lighthouses are

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Summer in New England: 15+ Awesome Weekend Trips From Boston

Summer in New England can be an idyllic American experience with small town charm, great beaches and even better seafood. In summer, New England is blessed with so much nature and good weather that you spend a large part of the time outdoors. For culture vultures, the best weekend trips in New England also include

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The Truth About Why a Martha’s Vineyard Vacation is So Popular

The sun-soaked beaches and lush green forests make Martha’s Vineyard one of the most desirable vacation spots for visitors in the US. Although most people come for a Martha’s Vineyard vacation in the summer, there are plenty of events, activities, and stunning landscapes that make this island a popular retreat all months of the year.

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5 Great Options For Budget-Friendly Martha’s Vineyard Accommodation

As one of Massachusetts’ most desirable vacation destinations, Martha’s Vineyard can be extremely expensive. However, you can still plan a relaxing vacation by looking for budget accommodation in Martha’s Vineyard. There are several budget-friendly options on the island, including Martha’s Vineyard Campground, Martha’s Vineyard hostel, and Martha’s Vineyard motels. By saving on accommodation costs, you

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Rolling hills bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, a typical Chilmark scene.

The Towns of Martha’s Vineyard

There are 6 towns on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. The three down-island towns are Edgartown, Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven. Upisland, there is Aquinnah, Chilmark and West Tisbury. Except for Oak Bluffs and Edgartown, the other towns on Martha’s Vineyard range from dry to moist. Chilmark is still very much that you can bring

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The 10 Best Beaches of Martha’s Vineyard

There are three types of beaches in Martha’s Vineyard: private beaches, town beaches and public beaches. The private beaches – you guessed it – are private. The town beaches are open to a specific town’s residents. You need a beach sticker (or a walk-on permit) to access a town beach. The Martha’s Vineyard public beaches

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Things To Do On Martha’s Vineyard

I saw this list on Martha’s Vineyard store. I thought it was a pretty good list of things to do on Martha’s Vineyard that covers some of the less well-known touristy things to do on the Vineyard. So what’s this list referring to? Gingerbread Houses refer to the 300+ colourful cottages that make up the Methodist

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Getting To/From Martha’s Vineyard

As an island off the coast of Cape Cod, you have to plan how you are getting to and from Martha’s Vineyard. Bringing A Car To Martha’s Vineyard If you want to bring a car onto the island, your choices are limited to the Steamship Authority ferries which leave from Woods Hole on the mainland

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Getting Around Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard is an island bigger than it looks. You definitely need transport to get from town to town. Sometimes people visiting Martha’s Vineyard for the day make the mistake of taking a Steamship Authority ferry into one town (Oak Bluffs or Vineyard Haven) and out of the other town. You need to know that Oak

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