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Address: State Rd., Aquinnah, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Rented a car once we arrived on Martha's Vineyard and made our way to Gay Head Cliffs. It was a glorious day and the views were magnificent. We were lucky to park our car on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Jackson, NJ
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Rented a car once we arrived on Martha's Vineyard and made our way to Gay Head Cliffs. It was a glorious day and the views were magnificent. We were lucky to park our car on the side if the road. It's a shame there are so few parking spots. Circle around if you must to find a spot like we... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The cliffs are a bit of a drive but well worth it. The bus ride is an hour each way from church street edgartown visitor centre bus stop. Plug an extra hour to enjoy the sights, there is a gift shop (little pricey) as most gift shops at tourist locations. There is also a small cafe, we ordered a grilled... More 

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West Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I have been on Martha's Vineyard over a dozen times and never made it out to Gay Head Lighthouse and the cliffs. Yesterday I went and am happy I did. It's far out on the island but MV has a great bus system. If you want to get an overview of the island, buy an all-day pass ($8/$5 senior). The... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

While not the Cliffs of Moher, the Aquinnah Cliffs on Martha's Vineyard are nice to see. Try for a day without any fog as that really distorts your impression of the area. Lots to read about the Wampanoag tribe and their heritage, about the formation of these cliffs, etc. Worth the ride out to see

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New England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

From the top of the hill, the view is breathtaking! The cliffs are gorgeous and the water is this amazing crystal blue. We didn't walk down to the beach, but there was plenty at the top of the hill: shops, restaurants, and restrooms. Be aware, the restrooms cost fifty cents.

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This spot gives a nice view of the cliffs if it is not foggy. You can see the lighthouse they just moved from a distance but you can't get close. There are some shops with interesting things for sale and a couple of fast food spots. Parking is very limited. If you want to go onto the beach parking there... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Unique location you have to see to say you vacationed on MV. You may even find a bargain on a shirt or nick nack, if not a good meal. But the view at the top is breathtaking. Put some quarters in the view scope, take lots of pics, the go to the beach!

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Commack, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We drove to the Cliffs on the day we got to MV- it was a leisurely drive on a sunny day and we arrived there late so it wasn't crowded and the sun was starting to set. It was a perfect late afternoon outing before dinner. The cliffs are beautiful.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

The experience starts with driving in circles to look for a parking spot which won't take more than an hour. That is because they only allow you to park for an hour. The food is tricky and beware. The Aquinnah restaurant on the cliff was a horrible experience. The teeth sucking and eye rolling staff at the take out window... More 

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Loved the view and photo op. Food, rest rooms and gift shop available. Toured Martha's Vineyard in July 2015 with a group of 5 adults.

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Address: State Rd., Aquinnah, Martha's Vineyard, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Aquinnah

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