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Chappaquiddick

Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
+1 508-627-3599
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Tranquil and scenic

Nice views. Don’t drive your vehicle onto the beach unless you have the proper vehicle. You will be... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
bgtmama
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Amston, Connecticut
Secluded Non-Commercial Island

Great place for a leisurely drive. Take the small 3-car ferry from the center of Edgartown. Rural... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tangohampton
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Litchfield, Connecticut
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The infamous name marks a small, scenic island perfect for bike-riding.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice views. Don’t drive your vehicle onto the beach unless you have the proper vehicle. You will be fined and you will get stuck. Saw this happen.

Thank bgtmama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for a leisurely drive. Take the small 3-car ferry from the center of Edgartown. Rural, residential island with beautiful views. Protected land. No shops, restaurants or hotels. Some dirt roads. Must see the infamous bridge. Cool place like nowhere else. Worth a trip.

Thank tangohampton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a beautiful day! We only stayed at the beach a short time, but the views were amazing and it was very clean!

Thank RVAmaral
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove down to Wasque Point, wandered My Toi gardens, and took the Cape Pogue Lighthouse tour. Bouncing down the beach in an open truck bed was a cool way to see the sights.

Thank jmoeling
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Chappy Ferry ride only takes a few minutes, 3 cars at a time ($12/car and one driver; $4/additional passenger). Definitely recommend you either take a car or a bicycle. There are no businesses on the island, so pack lunch or snack. Many of the...More

Thank FarmerRK
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The best part of Chappy is the ferry over. Quick and efficient and fun by car, bike or foot. We biked for around an hour and honestly didn't see much. Paved road turns into sandy tough terrain before both reservation areas, so not great on...More

Thank stephanie m
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Rented a house for a week & loved this location. Very quiet, secluded & relaxing. Explored the beaches & trails. Visiting in September - we had the beach all to ourselves one day. Great place to get away from it all.

Thank FeliciaW200
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We rode bikes onto the Chappy ferry and did a little exploring on our own. Were not really sure if this is the best way to see this little island off of the Vineyard. Things seem very spread out there and there is no place...More

2  Thank nycvisitors274
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We borrowed some bikes and took the ferry over to Chappaquiddick for a look. The ferry ride for a bike and person is $6/person (which is round trip, you only pay going over, not coming back). The ferry ride takes less than one minute. Once...More

Thank QCBluesman
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Visiting chappy is a little like visiting the other side of the tracks. There's nothing much to see and it's a bit of a rip off to take the ferry for 30 seconds across the water. Don't bother unless you're going to visit someone.

Thank Amy F
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jenniferp20148
10 April 2016|
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Response from Charlene Q | Reviewed this property |
There is no place to rest. Not even a convenient store. My sister and I didn't realize this and didn't even bring water with us big mistake. It's a nice bike ride - but make sure you bring provisions with you There are a... More
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di c
2 August 2015|
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Response from Itabita | Reviewed this property |
no it's about two miles down the road without a sidewalk. Do Not take a car across on the ferry during July or August as the line can take up to 2hours just to get on a three minute ferry ride.Once you get to Chappy use the... More
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