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West Tisbury, Massachusetts

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  • Chilmark, Massachusetts

    Menemsha Hills Reservation Loop

    5.0
    2.98 mi / 344 ft gain
    GPS service in densely wooded areas on the Vineyard is hard to come by, so plugging in Menemsha Hills Reservation before getting on the road is advised. Traveling down N Road, you'll find an unmarked gravel road located between Turtle Cove and Trustees Lane. A short 400 meter drive will take you ...
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  • West Tisbury, Massachusetts

    Photograph Lambert's Cove

    While there are a number of beaches on Martha's Vineyard, many of the more well known and popular ones can easily get over crowded. The less widely known Lambert's Cove, however, is a gem that will not disappoint.  To access Lambert's Cove in the summer season, you'll need to get or borrow a pas...
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  • Edgartown, Massachusetts

    Visit Edgartown Lighthouse

    If you're looking for a quick way to get your steps in while taking in beautiful ocean views and the salty air, the walk to the Edgartown Lighthouse is the perfect activity. It's an easy, straight-line trail that will take you directly onto Lighthouse Beach.  In the summer, the beach is a beauti...
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  • Edgartown, Massachusetts

    Hike Huckleberry Barrens Trail

    0.5 mi
    The Huckleberry Barrens property is a 17 acre expanse of land in Katama, MA managed by the Sheriff's Meadow Foundation. Though the property is quite vast, the trail loop is only approximately 0.5 miles. Quite conveniently, If you're looking to extend your walk, run or bike, there is an opening ha...
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  • Dartmouth, Massachusetts

    Hike Frank Knowles–Little River Reserve Trail

    4.6
    4 mi / 295 ft gain
    Frank Knowles-Little River Reserve contains nearly 9 miles of hiking trails to explore. Start off by parking in the white sea shell parking lot. From there you will find the trail marked by a DNRT sign . My group and I walked along the red/boardwalk trail which features a number of boardwalks lea...
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  • Westport, Massachusetts

    Hike Gooseberry Island

    1.5 mi / 36 ft gain
    Begin an hour before sunset at the intersection between West Beach and East Beach Road. The intersecting roads will lead you to a paved causeway over the ocean. Waves typically clash on either side of you as you drive over the ocean. There is a free parking lot once you reach the opening. To reac...
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  • Middletown, Rhode Island

    Birdwatch at Sachuest Point

    1.5 mi
    A trip to Aquidneck Island would not be complete without a quick walk around Sachuest Point. I highly recommend this hike at sunrise, but any time of the day (or year) is great! This nature preserve is home to a large population of tourist-friendly deer, and is visited every winter by at least tw...
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  • Newport, Rhode Island

    Take a Stroll on the Newport Cliff Walk

    4.6
    3.5 mi
    The 3.5 mile Cliff Walk is a National Recreation Trail in a National Historic District. I chose to start at the western end of Easton's or First Beach at Memorial Blvd. and walk south. The first two-thirds of the walk is very easy walking conditions. Parts of the southern half of the walk are...
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  • Newport, Rhode Island

    Drive the Ocean Drive Historic District

    5.0
    10 mi
    This drive encompasses all that is Newport, RI.  Known for its rocky shores and numerous sea-side mansions, this drive allows you to both view it all from the safety of your car, and has several spots to pull off to get out and get a better view.  There are grassy park areas as well that are perf...
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  • Harwich, Massachusetts

    West Reservoir

    5.0
    2.65 mi / 59 ft gain
    West Reservoir is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Harwich, Massachusetts.
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  • Newport, Rhode Island

    Explore the Castle Hill Lighthouse

    4.8
    Park at the Castle Hill Cove Marina and walk across the street. Follow the sidewalk left and you will see a small sign that states "Castle Hill Lighthouse" on your right. Follow the short well beaten path to the lighthouse. You will hear the waves crashing and smell the fresh ocean air. The li...
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  • Jamestown, Rhode Island

    Explore Beavertail State Park

    5.0
    Rhode Island isn't exactly on everyone's map, I've even met strangers in other parts of the U.S. who have no idea where the tiniest state in the country is. It's usually lumped in with Connecticut and Massachusetts, but for us locals from little Rhody, Rhode Island is it's own world of adventure ...
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  • Taunton, Massachusetts

    Kayak Lake Rico

    4.3
    Lake Rico is a decent sized lake located in East Taunton, MA. You can spend hours out kayaking and exploring. From the parking lot the lake looks pretty small but there is an opening towards the back that leads into three larger sections. There is also an island in the back that is great for sett...
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  • Narragansett, Rhode Island

    Watch the Sunrise at Roger W. Wheeler State Beach

    We all love the time for the sun to rise and the moon to set, and we all love that time on the beach when our feet first touch the cool morning sand. Roger W. Wheeler State Beach is a great beach to catch the sunrise and it is easy to get to and easy to park. To say the least, it'll be worth waki...
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  • Hanson, Massachusetts

    Burrage Pond Indian Trail

    5.0
    3.39 mi / 194 ft gain
    Burrage Pond Indian Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Hanson, Massachusetts.
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  • South Kingstown, Rhode Island

    Hike the Osprey Point Loop on Trustom Pond

    2 mi
    Careful on the drive in for deer! From the parking lot head right around the Farm Field Loop Trail then continue to your right down Osprey Point Trail (0.8 miles). This is where you will most likely see the deer up close. Continue to your right to the Osprey Point Overlook, which will (on a clear...
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Camping and Lodging in West Tisbury

AutoCamp Cape Cod
Falmouth, Massachusetts

AutoCamp Cape Cod

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Boston / Cape Cod KOA Holiday
Middleborough, Massachusetts

Boston / Cape Cod KOA Holiday

Beach View House
Eastham, Massachusetts

Beach View House

Guides, Insights and Stories from West Tisbury

My Letter To The Ocean

My Letter To The Ocean

Shaun Logan