Fly into Martha’s Vineyard Airport
Martha’s Vineyard Airport is set in New England’s largest island. The airport offers a good range of year-round as well as seasonal flights to destinations in New England and beyond. Within the state of Massachusetts you can fly to Nantucket, Hyannis, Provincetown, New Bedford and Boston. Other services go to New York’s JFK Airport, Washington DC, White Plains in Connecticut and Providence in Rhode Island. Martha’s Vineyard Airport also has charter flights as well as a medical emergency service.
Accommodation near Martha’s Vineyard Airport ranges from boutique hotels in historic buildings and cosy inns near the beach to family-friendly hotels close to the harbour.
Martha’s Vineyard Airport is built in typically New-England style, and you can have a meal in the restaurant, which has a great view of the runway. There are car-rental agencies and WiFi in the terminal as well.
Where to Find Martha’s Vineyard Airport
Martha’s Vineyard Airport is in the centre of the island and is six miles west of Edgardtown, one of the main towns. It’s also seven miles south of Oak Bluffs, which is where you’ll find the ferries that go to Hyannis on the mainland. If you’re not driving, it’s easily accessible via the island’s efficient network of buses.
Martha’s Vineyard’s Many Attractions
Stroll through the historic streets of Vineyard Haven, whose harbour is filled with traditional wooden schooners. For old-fashioned summertime fun, head to Oak Bluffs, where the Flying Horses Carousel has been running since 1876 and has become a National Historic Landmark.
Relax on the beaches at Oak Bluffs before renting a bicycle and cycling along the mainly flat trails around Martha’s Vineyard. Discover the flora and fauna in the 3560-acre Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, which has a wide variety of creatures among its many marshes and ponds. Take in one of the most picturesque collection of lighthouses you’re likely to find in New England.
Exploring Cape Cod
While you’re in Martha’s Vineyard, take the ferry over to Cape Cod and enjoy the calm beauty of its many beaches and fishing villages. Fill up on delicious and fresh seafood found all over the peninsula – from humble seafood shacks to fine-dining restaurants.
Get a glimpse into the life of John F Kennedy with a visit to the Hyannis museum dedicated to the late president. Explore the 40 miles of the Cape Cod National Seashore, with its forests, dunes, marshes and sandy beaches.
Take the ferry to Nantucket, which is east of Martha’s Vineyard and a magnet for visitors who want a stylish getaway. All of Nantucket Town has been designated a National Historic Landmark, and it’s immediately obvious why when you wander through the elegant, leafy streets. Head to the south shore for fantastic surfing on Surfside Beach and Cisco Beach.
Whichever part of Cape Cod you’re visiting, you’ll find it easy to travel to and from Martha’s Vineyard Airport. You can rent a car at the airport, or get around by bus or by bicycle.