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“gay head” (32 reviews)
State Rd., Aquinnah, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived and found parking in front of the scenic overlook. Had lunch at the restaurant at the top. Fabulous views and decent food. Free parking for one hour. Then we drove our car to the beach parking lot. Was $10 for 2 hours. The...More

Thank E7896VUdavidb
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Well worth the drive from Oak Bluffs or Vineyard Haven. A short walk past the small shops and restaurants gives a great look out over the shore and cliffs.

Thank cjwchristine
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Loved this area. Beautiful scenery. Definitely worth a visit. If going by car you can only park for one hour but there are buses that go there if you want to spend longer. Refreshments and facilities good here.

Thank Moerom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Friends on the island have directed my wife and I to many great restaurants over the years at MV. And, we've been to the Aquinnah many times. But, we just assumed the Aquinnah Cliffs would just be a tourist trap with mediocre food and a...More

3  Thank Gary F
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Magnificent view and interesting traverse to get there (many bike here). Well worth the time to get there. Great shops and restaurants along the way! Do visit while on the Island!

Thank emlauinger
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We took the local bus from Egartown to this historic site. The recently moved Gay Head lighthouse was available to tour. Well worth it. The view of the colorful cliffs is certainly a good photo op. The Wampanoag tribe has jurisdiction over the area and...More

Thank jpatrickr
Reviewed 22 August 2016

What a beautiful beach. The beach is clean and has breath taking views!!! It's amazing to just walk along the beach and take in the sights. You will not be disappointed. Worth the drive. Light house is beautiful!

Thank Carolyn I
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great place to walk around, eat, enjoy the scenery, and shop. Lots of photo worthy moments to be had in this great spot!

Thank orlandov7
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We drove round Martha's Vineyard in a day, first stop were the cliffs. Not too easy to park real close as it is busy, just need to be lucky with someone leaving as you arrive. It is worth visiting though as the scenery is lovely...More

Thank Tracy166
Reviewed 21 August 2016

It's hard to describe the beauty of the cliffs. You just have to see if for yourself. There is something sacred about this place. The water is as beautiful as the Caribbean and Destin, Florida. I can't wait to return next year to the Vineyard....More

Thank Julia G
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28 July 2016|
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Response from Constance M | Reviewed this property |
You can rent mopeds, but the busy roads are narrow and winding and there have been moped accidents on Martha's Vineyard, sad to say. I'd suggest taking a tour bus if you just want to go to the cliff lookout shops. You could... More
19 June 2016|
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Response from Constance M | Reviewed this property |
When bringing your own car to Aquinnah, you have two parking options based upon your needs. If you plan to stay at the Cliffs for a short visit to wander the handful of shops and grab a bite to eat along with catching the... More
12 April 2016|
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Response from HeatherM11 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any dogs on the beach.