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“BORING” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Chappaquiddick

Chappaquiddick
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Ranked #7 of 16 Attractions in Edgartown
Type: Islands, Outdoors
Activities: Biking
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Owner description: The infamous name marks a small, scenic island perfect for bike-riding.
glencove1
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16 attraction reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“BORING”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

There is a Japanese garden over there that I haven't seen, maybe that is interesting. As for the rest of it ... if you are not invited to someone's house there is basically nothing to do. And they charge too much for the ferry from Edgartown if you bring your car.

Visited May 2014
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North Of Boston
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9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Japanese Garden is wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Worth the short ferry trip over. The garden is great. The bridge is interesting. The views are delightful.

Visited April 2014
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“Scenic and interesting, but you should have a car you don't mind taking down some ratty dirt roads.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Chappy is worth checking out but you should expect to travel on dirt/sand roads, look out for ticks and mosquitos and be willing to walk.
Over sand permits are available as a reasonable price; your vehicle should have good clearance and all-wheel drive.
East Beach, the pond, Cape Pogue lighthouse and North Neck are spectacular.
The Trustees of Reservations offers guided Orv tours. The lighthouse tour is a must. Also available are kayak rentals.
Bicycling is not at all rewarding or fun. The only paved road has no views or beach access; you'll have to continue onto dirt/sand roads to get to the water...
The ferry offers the only way over and is kinda fun if it is not too busy, but beware of peak summer traffic. LONG lines (30+ minute waits) over in the mornings and back in the afternoons.
If you are fishing the tides, plan WAY ahead!

Visited April 2014
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Dunstable, Massachusetts
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Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Not really worth the trip”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

There is not much of anything there. You drive for periods of time and pretty much see nothing. There was some sort of conservation land / park or bird sanctuary that we came upon but did not explore. For the cost and trouble to get on the ferry we did not find it to be something we would rush back to do. Glad we did see it once. Now we know.

Visited July 2013
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Waitsfield, Vermont
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“Beautiful, peaceful.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Slip Away Farm is beautiful with stunning (and delicious) vegetables. The farmers are terrific, friendly and welcoming!

Visited October 2013
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