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The Look and Feel of an Untouched Paradise

It starts on a very small 3-car barge to travel upwards of 500 feet from Edgartown on Martha's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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A lovely spot

Only a couple of minutes on the walk-on/Drive-on ferry that runs continuously from Edgartown. Ferry... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leigh B
Swansea, United Kingdom
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“chappy ferry”(24 reviews)
“ferry ride”(16 reviews)
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The infamous name marks a small, scenic island perfect for bike-riding.
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
+1 508-627-3599
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It starts on a very small 3-car barge to travel upwards of 500 feet from Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard across the harbor to Chappaquiddick Island. As you travel through the seemingly desolate land you come upon beaches that are vast an untouched and feel more...More

2  Thank TravelingNAL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chappaquiddick may be a beautiful place; I can't say as we saw nothing. We took the Choppy Ferry, not knowing that unless you had a bike, or took your car on the ferry, you were in for several miles of walking. After walking for about...More

Thank bb0nsall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only a couple of minutes on the walk-on/Drive-on ferry that runs continuously from Edgartown. Ferry was $4 each. There is a small beach immediately adjacent to the ferry dock and great views over Edgartown and the lighthouse. There are nice walks if you venture further,...More

Thank Leigh B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a disappointment, no place to walk, or anything to see really. Lots of private property with signs to keep out. No beach to speak of and a $4 ferry ride to no where. Ferry took less than 1minute. Skip it and be glad you...More

1  Thank Gayle E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So worth the little ferry just for the gardens and the private beaches that are off road are very exclusive and private. Must visit!

Thank hajer1417
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Great bike ride from Edgartown. The ferry is awesome!truly a great rest and relaxation place. One store open. BeUtiful beach.

1  Thank TravelingT4
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I first learned of Chappa from a book by a popular Martha’s Vineyard author. Reading about the Japanese garden intrigued me and I am so glad that it did. You have to take a short ferry from MV over to Chappa from Edgartown.

Thank Roquita C
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great island just outside Edgartown. Great Park and beach. There is rip tide there so not good for for swimming on Wasque.

1  Thank John A
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We visited over the 4th of July weekend and there was nary a soul on the Cape Poge beach. You could walk for miles and see nothing but sand and water. The weekend was unseasonably hot and the water was cool and refreshing to swim...More

2  Thank Holly R
Reviewed July 15, 2018

We rented bikes and wanted to take the ferry across and ride around. We were told by three different locals "not much to see, but the Japanese Gardens". They were correct. With two days of biking around we found the absolute rudest people on that...More

1  Thank jmoar
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August 3, 2018|
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I brought my own. Search for Edgartown Bicycles or Wheel Happy for rentals. Most rental places can bring bikes to you if you ask