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East Chop Lighthouse

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Address: E. Chop Dr., Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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+1 508-627-4441

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A Bit of a Walk From Oak Bluffs

The East Chop Lighthouse has a wonderful expansive view, and is in a very scenic area of Martha's Vineyard. A great place to take pictures, stop and enjoy the smell of sea air... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 December 2016
NJ B
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Edgartown, Massachusetts
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Edgartown, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

The East Chop Lighthouse has a wonderful expansive view, and is in a very scenic area of Martha's Vineyard. A great place to take pictures, stop and enjoy the smell of sea air, and watch the ferries go by before traveling a little further on East Chop Drive to see the house from Jaws. Well worth a trip no matter... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Lovely older light house. Not overly big. Nice long walk to see it. Beautiful area and day along the way.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this place and took lots of photos. Lots of history and interesting facts about the importance of this lighthouse. Would have liked to have gone inside!

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New England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited all 5 lighthouses on MV/Chappy. And it was so worth it! This was super easy to get to....park on street and walk right up to it overlooking the ocean. Beautiful.

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Bristol, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

A great place to stop and rest even if the lighthouse is not open. It is situated on a bluff, high above the water and very peaceful. Plenty of benches (each dedicated to a person or family). Parking is a bit dicey, but available. Just pull over in front of the lighthouse and be careful not to park on private... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

A must stop for photo ops and great ocean views although it can be windy and chilly if shoulder season.

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Thank drregina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We took a bus from Vineyard Haven and got off at the state police building. (Tip: stay on a little longer and ask the bus driver to let you off at the road that leads down to East Chop. From there, it's a .6 mile walk.) It was a long walk, but the houses along the way were beautiful, which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Nice bike ride to see the lighthouse! No bike path but the road was pretty quiet. You are not able to go up in this lighthouse but you can if you go down to Chappy.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Nice first lighthouse to tour on the island. It is small, however a nice view. easy to reach and no problem parking

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I was glad we did a quick detour on our trip back to Oak Bluffs to stop by this site. You can walk right up to the lighthouse and have good panoramic views. I think this would be a very good spot to pack a picnic and hang out at, lots of grass and some benches to facilitate that.

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