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Aquinnah Cliffs

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Address: State Rd., Aquinnah, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Aquinnah Cliffs

It's beautiful from up there. The ocean looks amazing .... Super. There is Poison Ivy all around so if you are allergic please take necessary precautions. There is a restaurant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

It's beautiful from up there. The ocean looks amazing .... Super. There is Poison Ivy all around so if you are allergic please take necessary precautions. There is a restaurant and small shops where you can buy gifts for friends and family. They have just renovated the small tribal museum that would give you an idea about how the tribal... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

A grey and very wet day and it was beautiful so I can only imagine how gorgeous it must be on a sunny day. Staff in the shops were very engaging and imparted a great deal of local information.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We took the bus here from Edgartown (although the bus schedule made it look like we would have to switch buses, the same bus actually runs several routes). The cliffs are pretty, but they aren’t magnificent like other parts of the US (like Maine). Nice view of the lighthouse from here, and a few stores and snack shacks to keep... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Cliffs had great views and provided a good spot for picture taking. Not much to do at the cliffs but there are hiking trails around the area. We spent about 30 minutes which was more than enough time to check it out.

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

It was nice & sunny in Vineyard Haven when we headed to the Aquinnah Cliffs. But Mother Nature did not cooperate & there was a thick fog when we got to the west end of the island. Oh well, saves something for the next time.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Glad we made the effort to find the path to the beach. Beautiful clay cliffs and interesting beach, lots of character. Much better perspective than just looking down from the lighthouse area.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This review is rather different as we arrived at about 11.00 am on a day heavily affected by thick fog. Nevertheless, the appearance of the cliffs and the evident ongoing erosion were absolutely fascinating. With the assistance of a local resident we were able to understand the frightening rate of the cliff collapse and the race against time to move... More 

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Pepperell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Make sure you stop by and see this spot. The color of the ocean on a sunny day will make you feel like you're in the Caribbean.

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Norwich, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Compared to the rest of the island, the cliffs are quite a bit different, but in a good way. They are beautiful to look at, especially on a bright sunny day like we had. The overlook shows a great view of the different colors and layers and it is easy to see why they are moving the lighthouse. Also the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Relative to the rest of MV, this is one of the top two views (Edgartown lighthouse was better). Like almost everything on MV, anywhere else this would not even be a tourist destination. MV is the playground of the rich and famous, which is why the cliffs get attention. It was a nice view and I am glad we visited.

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