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Chappaquiddick

Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
+1 508-627-3599
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If you have extra time...

The Chappy Ferry ride only takes a few minutes, 3 cars at a time ($12/car and one driver... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FarmerRK
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Moraga, California
Great bike ride

The best part of Chappy is the ferry over. Quick and efficient and fun by car, bike or foot. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stephanie m
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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The infamous name marks a small, scenic island perfect for bike-riding.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chappy Ferry ride only takes a few minutes, 3 cars at a time ($12/car and one driver; $4/additional passenger). Definitely recommend you either take a car or a bicycle. There are no businesses on the island, so pack lunch or snack. Many of the...More

Thank FarmerRK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best part of Chappy is the ferry over. Quick and efficient and fun by car, bike or foot. We biked for around an hour and honestly didn't see much. Paved road turns into sandy tough terrain before both reservation areas, so not great on...More

Thank stephanie m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rented a house for a week & loved this location. Very quiet, secluded & relaxing. Explored the beaches & trails. Visiting in September - we had the beach all to ourselves one day. Great place to get away from it all.

Thank FeliciaW200
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rode bikes onto the Chappy ferry and did a little exploring on our own. Were not really sure if this is the best way to see this little island off of the Vineyard. Things seem very spread out there and there is no place...More

1  Thank nycvisitors274
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We borrowed some bikes and took the ferry over to Chappaquiddick for a look. The ferry ride for a bike and person is $6/person (which is round trip, you only pay going over, not coming back). The ferry ride takes less than one minute. Once...More

Thank QCBluesman
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Visiting chappy is a little like visiting the other side of the tracks. There's nothing much to see and it's a bit of a rip off to take the ferry for 30 seconds across the water. Don't bother unless you're going to visit someone.

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

If you are a bird watcher, bring your scopes and enjoy the wetland areas. There were a several Osprey nests. Do not miss the Mytoi Garden (free entrance) and definitely go on the Lighthouse Tour! Your $30 tour price covers a 1.5-2hr ride in the...More

1  Thank Joan S
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We drove our jeep across the Chappy Ferry $28 for car and 5 people, only took 2 mins but we were lucky and got there early before the long line ups start. Got to be one of the highest earning ferry companies in the world?...More

Thank Dean W
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This is a real treat. You get there by taking a 3 car ferry. Unreal and authentic. Great trip. See the Japanese gardens. Cross the historically significant bridge to large sand dunes that present great sunsets Then travel over to the beach by foot and...More

2  Thank shermannj
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Loved going over to Chappy on the 3-car ferry.I imagine there is always a wait, but it's totally worth it. It's a great break from the hustle-bustle of Edgartown. There are beautiful beaches - found some really uniquely colored shells - wonderful foliage and lovely...More

2  Thank Brett M
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jenniferp20148
10 April 2016|
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Response from Charlene Q | Reviewed this property |
There is no place to rest. Not even a convenient store. My sister and I didn't realize this and didn't even bring water with us big mistake. It's a nice bike ride - but make sure you bring provisions with you There are a... More
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di c
3 August 2015|
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Response from Itabita | Reviewed this property |
no it's about two miles down the road without a sidewalk. Do Not take a car across on the ferry during July or August as the line can take up to 2hours just to get on a three minute ferry ride.Once you get to Chappy use the... More
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