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  • Location:Boston, Massachusetts
  • Duration:12 hours (approx.)

Take a day trip to Martha's Vineyard in the comfortable and convenient transportation of a mini coach. Leave the hassle of driving up to someone else as you relax on your 1.5-hour ride to Falmouth, where you will board the ferry for Martha's Vineyard. Once at Martha's Vineyard, you will have time to explore the beautiful island on your own. Upgrade for a 3-hour mini coach island tour.

Highlights

  • Relax on a 1.5-hour mini-coach ride to Falmouth
  • Take a 35-minute scenic ferry ride to Martha's Vineyard
  • Spend six hours exploring Martha's Vineyard on your own
  • Upgrade and add on a 3-hour mini coach island tour

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What You Can Expect

Day Trip to Martha's Vineyard

Day Trip to Martha's Vineyard

Get picked up from your Boston hotel in a mini-coach for a comfortable and relaxing 1.5-hour ride to Falmouth. Water and a light morning snack will be provided.

Once in Falmouth, you'll be dropped off at the Island Queen Dock where you'll board the passenger ferry. Your ferry ticket is included so you won't have to wait in line at the dock. Relax on a short 35-minute mini-cruise as you sail across the sparkling waters off the coast of Massachusetts.

You will arrive at the island of Martha's Vineyard around 9:30am. You will then have approximately six hours to explore Martha's Vineyard on your own. Your bus driver will be happy to provide you with more information and maps of the area should you wish to book additional activities.

Upgrade to a 3-hour narrated island tour to get an initial overview of the island. On the tour you will have a 30-minute stop at the Gay Head cliffs in scenic Aquinnah, where the first lighthouse was built. Next, you'll pass through the beautiful historic village of Edgartown. Along the way, enjoy the commentary from your professional tour guides as they share their knowledge of the island's history and present-day events. You will then have approximately 3.5 hours to explore Martha’s Vineyard on your own.

Upon completion of your day on the Island, you will board the ferry which departs at 3:45pm for a relaxing sail back to Falmouth, where the shuttle will be waiting to complete the final leg of your unforgettable day trip experience. A light snack and water will be provided on your trip back to Boston.

Itinerary

Please note: For departures from April 3-May 23 and October 15-October 30 ferry service will be provided by The Steamship Authority.

Ferry schedules and locations may vary slightly. Times will be advised during reconfirmation.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Excellent trip, Steve and Allison were great, would highly recommend this trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great trip from start to finish.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We had a very good road trip with Tom. He was prompt, funny and knowledgeable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This is a very nice tour. The guide picked up on time and everything was so prompt. The restaurant's recommendation at Oak Bluff was excellent choice Nancy. Don't forget to sign up the the 3 hour guided tour on the island.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Well organised and informative. We both enjoyed the day. Be prepared for an early start and longish day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Our tour guide on the island was Allison - I know that you contract with her company but she was great.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

this was great fun. i loved it. The pickup from the hotel was timely. The driver offered drinks and lite snacks. we stopped on the way down and arrived at the ferry. I loved it and would recommend it to my friends and coworkers. I liked leaving the driving to someone else.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Steve picked us up in van at Hotel such a nice person. The tour guide was very informative and very proud of His heritage Ed talked a little to much about His life there. Try to eat at Nancy's
Make sure to take the 3 hour island tour worth the money!!! Rained during the boat ride in Island Queen but breathtaking.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Very good bus driver. Cordial,respectful, kind
Very good tour guide, friendly, funny, knowledgeable
Good boat ride in Island Queen.
Beautiful, quaint very interesting island.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Perfect day. Lots of time to spend on Martha's Vineyard. Recommend hiring a car to explore the island despite it not being the cheapest option.

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