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Enjoy Boston's original Martha's Vineyard day trip in comfortable and convenient transportation. 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, or upgrade with a 3-hour island tour.
Get picked up from your Boston hotel in a mini-coach for a comfortable and relaxing 1.5-hour ride to Falmouth. Water, a light morning snack, and light commentary 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 15-20-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 2.5 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.
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Boston Harbor Hotel
Fairmont Copley Plaza
Hampton Inn Crosstown Center
Hilton Back Bay
Hyatt Regency Avenue de Lafayette
Marriott Long Wharf
Omni Parker House
Residence Inn Congress St.
Wyndham Beacon Hill
April 2 thru May 26 and October 11-30th--- 6:30am-7:15am
May 27 thru October 10---6am-6:45am
Call to confirm exact departure time. You must choose a hotel from the list and make your way to that hotel. If you live locally, your meeting point will be the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel (please call for pickup time).
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Day Trip to Martha's Vineyard
Day trip to Martha's Vineyard
USD $94.50Pricing details
Day Trip with 3 Hour Tour
Day trip with 3 Hour island tour
USD $130.50Pricing details
- Roundtrip transportation from Boston to Martha's Vineyard in 14 or 24 passenger mini-coach bus
- Roundtrip ferry service on the Island Queen Ferry
- Light snacks and water
- Light commentary on trip to Falmouth via Cape Cod
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- Please note: In the special requirements field at check out add your hotel name
Ferry schedules and locations may vary slightly. Times will be advised during reconfirmation.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Kelly K, October 2016
Nicely organized easy day trip! Shuttle driver was fun and informative. Totally recommend it.
Reviewed by: Isabelle G, October 2016
Great trip even if it was a early start but worth it. Beautifull Island nice to see places where some stars live. Great fish and chips.