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Address: Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
Activities: Biking
Description: The infamous name marks a small, scenic island perfect for bike-riding.

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we took the Chappy Ferry over from Edgartown to the little island and didn't know what to expect. first we drove to Poge Wildlife Sanctuary and beach. the weather was not being... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

we took the Chappy Ferry over from Edgartown to the little island and didn't know what to expect. first we drove to Poge Wildlife Sanctuary and beach. the weather was not being cooperative but, we had a great time. we had the whole place to ourselves, the beach was stunning and there were bunnies! (added by our kid) We then... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This Island is one of the "Best Kept Secrets" in New England. It has miles of unspoiled white sandy beaches, quiet walking paths, a huge conservation area, and a lovely natual country side. It is a wonderful place to escape from a busy life. I loved it there and found a great home near Wasque, that over-looked the tip of... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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156 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We walked down to the pier from the Kelly House to see the infamous bridge where it all happened. Not that impressive but historically significant.

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Not much on the island and you should have an at least a 4 wheel drive to go on the roads - a bit rustic.

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Scarsdale, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Better off just watching the On Time Ferry shuttle back and forth. At least that's entertaining, Nothing special to see, go up island to the cliffs and Menemsha instead.

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Amherst, New Hampshire
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

we "ferried" over :-) to Chappaquiddick to see the island. Well, we couldn't get to the lighthouse because our car isn't 4- wheel or all-wheel drive. That was a disappointment. We drove the rutted dirt roads back and parked in the parking lot near the "ferry" and walked the beach... it was great having it mostly to ourselves as it... More 

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Vermont
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10 reviews 10 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Beautiful, serene--I visited the first week of September. Perfect time of year! I would imagine it would be super busy during summer months. Pick and choose the time of year to make visting pleasurable.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

It was interesting just to be in the spot where it all happened. To actually seen and remember the tragedy that happened there.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Wanted to visit here to see the lighthouse at Cape Pogue, so hopped on the "Chappy Ferry" with my car - it is a $6 return ticket ride and the journey takes about 1-2mins. Be warned the queues can be a problem - I was ok going to Chappy but had a good 20mins wait getting back. Once over the... More 

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North Hampton, New Hampshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

There is not a whole lot to see on Chappaquidick, but it is an excellent place for a bike ride across the island to the (in)famous bridge where Teddie Kennedy had is unfortunate accident. Along the way you'll find some formal gardens that are worth a stop and a look. Otherwise, the main values of visiting are: 1) to say... More 

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