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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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Don't Miss this Magical Spot!

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... read more

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Lansing, Michigan
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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 yesterday NEW

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 3 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Watertown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Less than 5 minutes from the ferry, take Lake Ave, then a left up Circuit Ave hill and down the other side, a right after Vineyard Vines, is a gingerbread home community that looks sweet enough to eat. The "Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association" sign indicates the beginning of this cool, tree-lined, car-free zone. Plug into Waze "Gingerbread Houses" or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great way to see Chappy & the inside of a real lighthouse! This preservation group is the oldest in US. Britain's National Trust's principles are based on this organization! Took a open air pick up ride out on the beach! The guide was great giving us the history of the area & answering all our questions! Well worth the time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, quaint cottages were lovely to see. The homes are a reminder of simpler times. A must see.

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