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Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA)

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Address: 80 Trinity Park, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
Phone Number: 5086930525
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Gingerbread houses

A must see. The cottages are adorable. Each one is unique and many are brightly painted. These cottages are owned by individual families and are often times available for summer... read more

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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must see. The cottages are adorable. Each one is unique and many are brightly painted. These cottages are owned by individual families and are often times available for summer rental.

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Rehoboth, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was really impressed with the MVCMA. The cottages were adorable and I would have loved to see the inside of many of them. Artists were working on their porches, and the whole camp was such a pleasure to walk through. Next time, we'll do the Cottage Museum as well.

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Anand, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Boarding a ferry,we landed at this beautiful Island on a sunny morning.Famous for being a US presidential summer retreat, Mr Obama was enjoying his annual holiday. Normally cool waters were warm enough on this sunny day for tourists to wade on beach side waters.Small town with bazaars & heritage bunglows dotted the town. On the whole,it was a good ecpefience

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Oak Bluffs during August, coinciding with the Grand Illumination that is held annually. Our first visit was a daytime walk through this historic "campground." Don't think tents -- think gingerbread cottages that are exquisitely and uniquely painted in a rainbow of beautiful colors, many with lovely gardens, all clustered around a center green with a tabernacle as its... More 

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PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The "campground" is an adorable summer home community of unique gingerbread cottages. Each one is painted in a different color and has its own personality. The Methodist amphitheater is beautiful and still used today. After touring,there are quaint shops in town and many restaurants.

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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a short walk from the harbor and breath taking. The colors and decorations are so much fun to see.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The 2016 Grand Illumination Night at Martha's Vineyard Methodist Camp took place on August 17th, the third Wednesday of August this year. Over 300 brightly colored Victorian "gingerbread" houses built by camp meeting Methodists in the mid nineteenth century are illuminated by hundreds of ornate Chinese paper lanterns, all simultaneously set aglow. This tradition is over 100 years old and... More 

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this island! No summer complete with an island trip. Beaches, music and fun. My favorite place -- quick trip or longer, this is the island

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Avon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is a great way to start your history lesson on the island. You are walked around the campground and given details on the history, the architecture and the community. You also get to see how the homes have changed with new ownership. Since these tours are done regularly, it would be nice if some of the folks in... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, unique homes are on this nice little walk. They look like dollhouses, but you can live in them! So charming and peaceful. Don't miss it!

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