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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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Away from it all

A short ferry hop from Edgartown, transports you to a place of tranquility: Chappy! No major stores nor restaurants, neither is there ever a crowd, this island offers spacious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
turquoise-starfish
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New York City, New York
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Somerset, New Jersey
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120 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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San Francisco, California
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42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chappy is spectacular. Take the ferry over and head to East Beach. Get there on early side for parking. You must pay $5 per adult to enter the beach which is on a reservation. The beach is beautiful, the sand a touch courser (which I loved) and water tranquil (it is on the Nantucket sound so less waves). There is... More 

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New York City, New York
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A short ferry hop from Edgartown, transports you to a place of tranquility: Chappy! No major stores nor restaurants, neither is there ever a crowd, this island offers spacious beaches with untouched sand dunes and thriving wildlife. The Trustee tours take you for a fun and educating ride over sand whilst pointing out different species of birds and plants. Also,... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beaches, salt marshes and other scenery, not too many visitors - a great place to enjoy yourself away from the crowds. There is a lighthouse, Pogue Light, accessible through a Trustees of Reservations tour - it's an amazing tour across 3-plus miles of beach and sand dunes. which ends at the lighthouse. It's all wood with an amazing interior.... More 

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Holliston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent July 4th on the beach at Wasque on Chappaquiddick. Arrived mid-morning and were just about alone. Beautiful long beach for walking, swimming, and relaxing. No lifeguards, so be careful of riptides and no food or drink (a port-a-potty was within walking distance). And you will need to carry your hundred yards or so. But if a quiet, natural... More 

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Fairfax, Vermont
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to spend a day. Once you get the car ferry from Edgartown over to Chappaquidick (get there early, wait can be up to 45 minutes) the drive is beautiful. If you're kayaking you can put in at the Chappy bridge. Yes, the infamous one. You can also let the air out of your tires and... More 

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999 reviews
145 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While touring the island by car we did a quick trip to Chappaquiddick via the On Time Ferry, an experience in itself. The ferry only takes three cars at a time, so you can be queuing for a while on both sides. This messed us up a bit as we had dinner reservations back in Oak Bluffs, so we had... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

More beautiful than I ever imagined! Ferry ride over and back was relaxing and comfortable. Had a rental car waiting for us to explore the island in our own way and in our own time frame.

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Hermosa Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rode our bikes across the island and found not a lot to do other than enjoy the beaches. There is one convenience store on the island run by some very nice people. On the good side, it isn't nearly as busy as Martha's Vineyard.

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