Introducing a Martha Vineyard adventure ride. An 72 mile tour of MV in August starting with a 7AM ferry ride from Woods Hole MA. Everyone should bicycle on Martha’s Vineyard at least once a year. No other place offers such rich combination of small roads, trails, beaches, ginger bread houses, Jaws bridge, Back Door donuts, Swordfish Harpooner, & no fewer than four lighthouses: East Chop, West Chop, Gay Head, & Edgartown Harbor lights.
The MV tour will be starting from ferry dock Woods Hole with a 7AM ferry ride to Vineyard Haven, the ride depart will be 8AM. We will be stopping at many scenic stops ending back at Vineyard Haven. The last ferry back to Woods hole will be 9:30PM for any day riders. Optional second day ride for the overnight option for anyone interested will include a second day shorter tour to beaches and MV villages. Sunday will be a show and go ride with a targeted return on 6PM ferry from Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole.
A reservation for the ferry will be required for round trip. Please make your reservations for roundtrip fares including bike here for Ferry. https://www.steamshipauthority.com/reservations/fares
Optional second day ride will use same route but will have longer stops in Oak Bluffs ,Edgar town and Gay head beach for exploring off bike the MV experience. For the overnighter adventures, It is suggested registered riders book personal accommodations near Vineyard Haven and will be responsible making any booked overnight accommodations.The ride leader is tentatively planning to spend Saturday overnight in Edgartown Campground. Note for overnighters with packs, the steamship authority does have small lockers available for daily storage for an overnight pack, tent, etc.
|569 Edgartown Road
PO Box 1557
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
|info [at] campmv.com|
Getting to Woods Hole MA: You can drive and park at the steamship authority for the Wood's Hole ferry. The steamship authority has shuttles from main lots or you can take the shining path bike trail directly from lot to Woods Hole Ferry. Riding to ferry on bike path is about 7miles and you will be treated with views of MV along the way! The ride leader will be taking this option and will be greeting all MV adventure registered riders at the 7am Woods Hole Ferry.
From Boston: A Cape Flyer train to Hyannis, The CapeFLYER Train operates summer weekends from Memorial Day to Labor Day from Boston. Stop at the Hyannis station and take the SSA’s free shuttle service to the Hyannis Terminal: www.CapeFLYER.com.Schedules are subject to change without notice. Although the Steamship Authority strives to provide a convenient and reliable connecting service with these transportation companies under normal operating conditions, the bus and ferry connections are not guaranteed.
Options for overnight in Falmouth, the Auto camp is right on bike trail from Wood Hole. https://autocamp.com/cape-cod/. Sunday ride in Falmouth could be option with 40 miles of 5 beach touring through Woods Hole if no one can get MV overnight accommodations.