The best view on the island is actually not right at Gay Head Cliff's but at a Land Bank property nearby. Park along the road near the shops and walk back down the road and turn left at the first road. There is a large white anchor on the left about 100 feet down and walk up that driveway. This is The Outermost Inn. When you get to Inn, look for a path on your left. An easy walk that takes you along the cliffs for spectacular views of the lighthouse, North Shore, Elizabeth Islands, Menemsha and even the mainland. Best time is mid-late May or mid-late Sept when monarchs make a stop on their migration. Note that this walk is ONLY open from Sept. 15-June 15 (NOT in the summer). Also, be careful of ticks.
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