Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
Charming features of this elegant town
Edgartown is likely the most elegant of all towns on Martha's Vineyard.
If you like upscale, charming, nautical communities, you'll love this town.
It's a great place to spend an afternoon shopping, dining, walking and people watching.
TIP: A warning about the prices, this is an upscale community and prices in the shops, restaurants and hotels reflect that. There are many high-quality restaurants and boutique shops. Simply be prepared to pay for the services.
The Seafood Shanty
is one of the very popular seafood restaurants. It has a tremendous location overlooking the harbor and passing boats. It also has an outdoor seating area for those sunny summer afternoons.
day with lots of empty seats on the Seafood Shanty roofdeck
TIP: Try the Quarterdeck for less expensive food...burgers, fried clams, fish sandwiches
The Quarterdeck does not have seating, you walk to the window and order, but it's great for less expensive, quick food to enjoy while walking around town.
The Ice Cream and Candy Bazaar, at 5 Dock St, is very close to the Seafood Shanty and is a fun "step back in time", offering various types of penny candy in buckets. Select the items you want to satisfy your sweet tooth. They also have great ice cream.
Kids Heaven ! - The "penny candy" inside the Ice Cream and Candy Bazaar
Scenic Edgartown Harbor
This is also the home to the ferry to
This is a beautiful island, separated from the Vineyard by a thin stretch of water. Of course, Chappaquiddick is also the site of the bizarre and unfortunate Chappaquiddick incident
involving Ted Kennedy and the death of a young woman.
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