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Chappaquiddick

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Address: Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
Phone Number: 5086273599
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The infamous name marks a small, scenic island perfect for bike-riding.

The infamous name marks a small, scenic island perfect for bike-riding.

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Easy ferry ...quiet and calm

Well worth taking ferry over , easy to do lovely quiet island ...a spot to write a book and of course to see the 'bridge ' and visualise the evening of the poor girls death

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Bertie W
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So my fiancé and I went and spent several hours there today. The weather was perfect. We rented a scooter which was a great way for us to see the whole island. The beaches are incredibly beautiful and if we had a vehicle with four-wheel-drive could've driven on to the beaches but we were not prepared. There's a small pretty... More 

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Thank Kristen K
New York City, New York
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the Chappy ferry over to the island (5 minute ride) from Edgartown . The trustee's organize three tours a day .10,12, and 2. We took the 2:00 pm tour . We were met at the Chappy side of the ferry by a guide and driven to their office which I'd adjacent to a beatific garden which you can visit.... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the ferry with our bikes from Edgartown and enjoyed every minute of our time on the island. With minimal elevation differences across the island, touring the island by bicycle takes minimal effort. Well worth the day. We stopped by Dike Rd. and the infamous Dike Bridge made famous by Ted Kennedy's early years. It has been reinforced and fortified... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the minute long ferry ride over to Chappy for a great quiet beach day. I biked over with my family from Edgartown and it was definitely a bit of a workout but well worth it. There are fees for the ferry and for beach access.

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Thank Christine S
key west and new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the ferry from Edgertown to the island of Chappaquidick. The roads are mostly sand and the homes are private. Along with lovely beaches, there are horse pastures and a lighthouse. Very quiet and a welcome relief from the crowds of Edgartown.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth taking ferry over , easy to do lovely quiet island ...a spot to write a book and of course to see the 'bridge ' and visualise the evening of the poor girls death

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Thank Bertie W
Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the lighthouse tour. We had a whole day of rain, but it wasn't too bad so they were able to take us out. It's more than a lighthouse tour, so if you get the chance I highly recommend this activity.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ferry ride is brief, and the sights are different on Chappy. Bring something to eat and drink, as there is not much to buy. As to the bridge (of Kennedy fame), I do not believe Teddy's story, but decide for yourself

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Thank Mike_J1963
Somerset, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent the day at this quiet and serene beach. It was lovely with sand dunes and calm waters. If you visit, bring everything you'll need as there are no shops and just 2 portable bathrooms on the beach. I'd heard there was a small store on Chappy but it looked closed on the Saturday afternoon that... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Take the ferry over from Edgartown with your bike (about a 2 minute ferry) and explore the island with your bike.

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