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Aquinnah Cliffs

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Address: State Rd., Aquinnah, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Most beautiful area on the Island

We stopped at Abel Cemetery on the way here to see John Belushi's grave. Left right at entrance. Then to the cliffs with a little village of shops. Some closed due to time of year... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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English first
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at Abel Cemetery on the way here to see John Belushi's grave. Left right at entrance. Then to the cliffs with a little village of shops. Some closed due to time of year but good deals on Souvenirs. Very cool photos and interesting story on light house that had to be moved 139 feet so it didn't topple... More 

Thank Dawne G
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a sparkling clear fall day and were not disappointed with the view, did not walk down to the beach but enjoyed the view of the cliffs, the lighthouse and the distant shores of the Elizabeth Islands. Would go early in the day during high season, and be aware that facilities are limited. Were there in October and most... More 

Thank ShelbyOH
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beach with dramatic cliffs, naturally multi-colored and gorgeous. The beach is remote, lovely and filled with lots of different-looking rocks. We didn't go into the lighthouse (closed) but the views up top are pretty and it's worth walking down the path from the lighthouse to the beach.

Thank HeatherM11
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All I can say is Wow! Such beautiful sights all around you! Take a peaceful walk on the beach and take in all the beauty this island has to offer.

Thank Arewethereyet14
Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

A must do on Martha's Vineyard. We came on a beautiful day. I have an ankle injury and wasn't sure I could do the path to the ocean. No problem--it's a very easy, well maintained path the the ocean. We walked and walked. Beautiful views of the cliffs from the beach.

Thank SamandSamantha
Prairie Village, Kansas
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

First stop on the Vineyard, since I had never been there before, was the Aquinnah Cliffs. Wow! What a beautiful view. Water is so blue. I liked the lighthouse as well.

Thank KCSafta
Staten Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Beside the Lighthouse are some of Mother Nature's most beautiful work. Marvel at the cliffs from above or below. Stop and imagine these beautiful cliffs and their history. Mariners seeing them from afar after long journeys at sea. A true marvel.

Thank bbbob84
Timonium, Maryland
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155 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Definitely worth a peak and a walk down to the beach. Beautiful look at the colored cliffs from a different perspective.

Thank Gretchen M
East Islip, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

To walk on the beach at the Aquinnah Cliffs feels like you are in different world. The colors of the cliffs are sunning beautiful - the reds, the greys, the yelows it is magic. The rocks on the beach are also very colorful of very different shapes and sizes. Many people are building interesting rock formations. It is very uplifting... More 

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Kenora, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We went for a hike down to the beach and marvelled at the magnificent cliffs and beautiful beach. This was easy to access via public bus.

Thank Claire N

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