Built in 1838, Ned Point Light is a historic lighthouse with a small house near it, that used to be occupied by its keeper. The place was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. Although one cannot go to the top of the lighthouse, it makes for a picturesque structure and the area around the lighthouse is peaceful, making for a good relaxing spot. Just sit by the harbor and enjoy the beautiful sunset.
1113 GAR Highway Swansea, MA 02777 +1 508 673 7179
The Church of Christ or fondly known as The Olde White Church is a Greek Revival style building established way back in 1833. Regular services are held at the church with the Sunday service being at 10:00 am. This beautiful little church also offers its premises on rent for private functions such as weddings, baptisms and baby showers. With ample of open space around the church this is a perfect venue for summer events.
55 Narragansett Avenue Oak Bluffs, MA 02557 +1 508 6274440(Organizers)
The historic Union Chapel with its unique octagonal cupola was built in 1870 by the architect Samuel Freeman Pratt and is located in the center of Oak Bluffs. The chapel is one of the favorite venues for weddings, performing arts, concerts and festivals.
9 Oak Bluffs Avenue Oak Bluffs, MA 02557 +1 508 560 1932
Since the time it was constructed in 1900, Dreamland MV has firmly established itself as one of the best event venues in the town of Oak Bluffs. This 5300 square foot (492.386 square meter) space is just as popular as a concert venue as it is for private functions, and has many excellent facilities on offer. Close to the ferry docks, this venue can accommodate a maximum of 500 people.
Strolling the lanes around the the Trinity Park, you'll feel as if you've walked into a fairy-tale land or a film set at the least. Commonly known as the gingerbread cottages, the striking residences are located in an area known as the Campground and are one of the city's popular treasures and a National Historic Landmark. Starting off as mere tents built in the 19th Century by members of the Methodist church groups for seasonal gatherings, they evolved into elaborate expressions of architecture. The Campground and surrounding areas host numerous cultural festivals throughout the year attracting hordes of tourists to witness the majestic houses.
71 Curtis Lane Edgartown, MA 02539 +1 508 627 5343
Established in 1926 and designed by Cornelius Lee, the Edgartown Golf Club is a private link. The 18-hole course has many slopes making it ideal to any player while offering magnificent views of the Vineyard Sound. The golf club features a pro shop, clubhouse and a practice area. There is also training provided for those who want to learn the game. It also hosts yearly golf tournaments which is open for all.
425 Hawthorn Street New Bedford, MA 02740 +1 508 991 6178
Nestled within New Bedford's Buttonwood Park, this zoo offers visitors a wonderful opportunity to get acquainted with various beasts. Spread over ten acres (4.04 hectares), Buttonwood Park Zoo was originally opened in 1894, and is one of the oldest in Massachusetts. Following a closure in the mid-1990s, the zoo was renovated and re-opened to the public in 2000. More than 150 species of animals, from across the globe, are housed here. Guests can view varieties of wild animals, domestic animals, reptiles and birds.
William Street New Bedford, MA 02740 +1 508 996 4095(Tourist Information)
The Central New Bedford Historic District is a large commercial zone comprising of 80 buildings built on 29 acres (12 hectares) of land. Most of the buildings here are Classical Revival or Romanesque Revival in architecture, even though some are in Greek Revival style. The district has been an epicenter of institutional and civic activity since 1875, and has played a vital role in shaping up the modern Bedford. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
55 Lighthouse Road Chappaquiddick Island Edgartown, MA 02539 +1 508 627 3599
Cape Poge Light or Cape Pogue Light is located off Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. A part of Edgartown, this beach provides tourists myriad opportunities for a relaxing vacation. The Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge offers many tours to explore the island including a tour to the Cape Poge Lighthouse. The wood tower is built on the north tip of the island and guides ships sailing into the Edgartown harbor. Every six seconds, the tower flashes a white light that can be seen for 9 miles (14.48 kilometers). Hiking along its many trails or taking leisurely fishing and kayaking trips, visitors have many options to enjoy the pristine surroundings.
In 1835, members of a church decided to use this
part of the island for a summer meeting. Each year, the meeting became more and more popular. Soon, members of the congregation built cottages and stayed longer. Eventually, their ...
A perfect spot on a rainy day, the library boasts
an extensive collection of books, reference materials, compact discs and audio and videotapes. You can also get access to the Internet, use a personal computer, or dig into the ...
Since 1884, islanders have enjoyed the beauty of this magnificent
carousel. Built by Charles W.F. Dare, it is the nation's oldest platform carousel still in operation. Acquired by the Preservation Trust in 1986, the carousel is a National Historic ...