A Hob Knob Perfect Day

Events on Martha's Vineyard

Looking for a Martha's Vineyard Getaway? Here are some of the best Martha's Vineyard spots to add to your vacation itinerary to make what we would consider to be a Hob Knob Perfect Day. As a show of support, we have linked any mention of Island businesses so you can show them support if possible - without them, this perfect day wouldn’t be possible. 

Edgartown & Chappaquiddick

Morning Glory Farm

The ultimate farm stand complete with lots of local veggies and island-made foods and products.

South Beach

The most popular beach on the island with beautiful waves from the Atlantic Ocean.

Edgartown Lighthouse

One of the five lighthouses on the vineyard that marks the entrance to Edgartown Harbor and Katama Bay.

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Explore and discover the Vineyard along four miles of trails, through woodlands, meadows, ponds, salt marsh, and along shorelines.

The Carnegie

The renovated and restored landmark includes reading rooms, a visitor center, gift shop and the permanent exhibition, Living Landmarks, which illustrates the historical development of Martha’s Vineyard through the lens of the landmarks in Vineyard Trust’s care.

The Christina Gallery

Beautiful and spacious gallery containing traditional art, including Impressionism and Expressionism by contemporary artists, marine and landscape paintings, and more.

West Tisbury

7a Foods

Whenever possible, everything is made from scratch using locally sourced and seasonal ingredients.

Granary Gallery

Unique setting with wonderful artwork from Vineyard artists, including Andrew Moore and Mary Sipp Green.

Seth's Pond

A beautiful freshwater pond. It is deep and large enough for a real swim, and right by the shoulder of the road where parking is easy for families.

Lambert's Cove

A great place for a long walk on the beach (in the off-season).

Alley's General Store

A historic institution and an island tradition. This store has everything you think you need and everything you didn't know you needed.

Martha's Vineyard Glassworks

An amazing studio for glassblowers to work, develop technical skills, create and sell glass-work.

Vineyard Haven

A Massachusetts Cultural Arts District

Main Street

Enjoy a variety of shops and galleries and stop for a bite to eat There are plenty of fun activities for everyone.

Waterside Market

Soups, salads, and killer sandwiches, made with fresh, organic, and local ingredients.

The Black Dog Tavern

Full service, year-round waterfront dining on Vineyard Haven Harbor, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Chilmark, Menemsha & Aquinnah

A Massachusetts Cultural Arts District

Allen Sheep Farm

A beautiful historic family sheep farm. They sell amazing handmade sweaters and other farm goods.

Lucy Vincent Beach

We call this beach the 8th Wonder of the World! Quiet, peaceful, and picturesque (off-season).

The Grey Barn

Working dairy farm with fabulous cheese and other certified organic goods.


One of the oldest fishing villages in the USA, and the best place to watch the sunset.

Menemsha Fish Market

The best place for hot lobster rolls and dam chowder. Ask for Stan and Lanette.

Gay Head Lighthouse & Clay Cliffs

An iconic island structure situated atop gorgeous day cliffs.

Chilmark Flea Market

The Chilmark Flea Market, a perennial favorite of shoppers and browsers alike. (Seasonal)

Oak Bluffs

A Massachusetts Cultural Arts District

Offshore Ale Co.

Great place to grab a bite to eat and enjoy a beer tasting. Be sure to try the fried Oysters!

State Beach

A flat beach with calm water. Check out the famous bridge from "Jaws''. Take the plunge!

The Lookout Tavern

Great spot for a drink or lunch. Overlooking the ocean near the OB Ferry terminal. Try the sushi!

Gingerbread Cottages

Famous island-wide for their Grand August Illuminations.

Photos courtesy of Shored Up Digital

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