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Itinerary
Your day will start by being picked up at your hotel between 6:45 and 7:30am, depending on stop quantity and location. Complimentary snacks, water and maps are included on all vehicles used for travel.

You’ll be transported to the Martha’s Vineyard Steamship Authority ferry in Woods Hole, MA. The vessel will leave at 9:30am. You will take an enjoyable 45 minute ferry ride to Martha’s Vineyard. Food and drinks are available on the ferry, at your own expense.

Upon arrival to Martha’s Vineyard, you will have approximately 6 hours to explore the beautiful island. Guests who have chosen to take the 3 hour island tour, will be greeted directly at the ferry dock. Everyone will depart Martha’s Vineyard at 3:45pm on the steamship authority ferry. Upon arrival to Woods Hole, your guide will be waiting to take you back to Boston.
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Overview
Visit Martha’s Vineyard on a day trip from Boston to experience the island beauty without the hassle of booking ground and ferry transport. From hotel pickup and drop-off to included ferry tickets, snacks, water, and sightseeing maps, this Martha’s Vineyard excursion is designed for maximum time exploring, with the option to add a 3-hour guided tour of the island.
Highlights
  • Ground and boat transport get you to the Vineyard with one booking
  • Customizable tour: choose between independent and guided options
  • Early departure for more time on Martha’s Vineyard
  • Ferry trip is a great chance to see the coast and marine wildlife
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Service with a Smile

Matt was incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. He picked us up on time and provided water and snacks on the way to the ferry. He had a lot of information about the surrounding areas and made the long ride interesting. Unfortunately, the ride back to Boston...More

3  Thank Hillary J
Matthew H, Owner at New England Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Hillary, Thank you so much for the five-star review. I am so happy you and your husband enjoyed the day. Please come back and visit me in the near future. I am constantly adding new excursions to the portfolio. We ave some exciting new...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Made Our Trip to Martha's Vineyards SO Easy

We contacted Matt about getting to Martha's Vineyard to do a tour on the island. He made it easy for us to get picked up on the way to a couple of other groups he was already picking up. He is very knowledgable about the...More

1  Thank tryt53
Matthew H, Owner at New England Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Tim, Thank you much for the five-star review. I try my hardest to make sure the long day goes as smooth and comfortable as possible for my guest. I am very happy you and your wife enjoyed the ride, and your island tour. We...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Great Service

Great Service , friendly. Matt picked us up at our Boston hotel and had a lot of history and knowledge of the area. Matt also arranged for us to have a tour of the island by bus which was good but wished we could have...More

Thank Kimberly S
Matthew H, Owner at New England Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hi Kim, Thank you so much for the review. I'm glad you and yours enjoyed your day on the island. Tours are a great way to see the whole island and get the lay of the land. Next time you come back you'll be able...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Such an enjoyable Trip and a tick off my bucket list - recommend

We booked this tour with New England Excursions and enjoyed every moment of it, Matt the owner/operator of the company picked us up from our Boston Hotel on time and drove us to the Ferry Port in Woods Hole. Matt was a very friendly guide...More

Thank ANN W
Matthew H, Owner at New England Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ann, Thank you so much for the five-star review. I am so happy you enjoyed your day with us and your time on the island. We really do love what we do here and that shows in our quality of work. Same goes for...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018
New England Excursions w Matt - AN ABSOLUTE FANTASTIC JOURNEY TO MV!!!

Matt picked us up in front of our Boston hotel early in the morning as he took us to Woods Hole ferry drop off. It was our first visit to Martha's Vineyard and so glad we used New England Excursions with Matt. He was awesome...More

2  Thank towerbug1
Matthew H, Owner at New England Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for the nice review. It was a pleasure meeting you and your party. I'm so happy you guys enjoyed your day on MV. Come back to Boston soon and we'll do a fall foliage tour together. Thanks again!

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