It was wonderful, from the knowledgeable staff to the views! I'm afraid of height but I conquered my fear that day haha! Well worth the small fee, it was awesome to experience the history of the light.
About Gay Head Light (Aquinnah Light)
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The Aquinnah cliffs, the shops, the restaurant and the Gay Head Lighthouse, make that attraction unique. The many views are spectacular. The lighthouse is open daily to the public from 7/1 to 10/10. This lighthouse has been moved 129 ft. from the original location on...More
This is such a beautiful area and a great place to look around and take pictures. We just love the lighthouses on the island
I love Gay Head lighthouse and the breathtaking cliffs at Aquinnah. This is a great place to eat and shops along the cliffs. Also, there is a great stretch of beach with beautiful views.
The Gay Head Lighthouse on Martha’s Vineyard was a quick photo op with our bus driver. We were allowed to take pictures in passing. In 1998, the town nearest the lighthouse changed its name from Gay Head to Aquinnah, the Wampanoag name for “end of...More
Loved my visit to Gay Head Light. Probably one of my favorite lighthouses so far (been trying to see all the Cape and Islands Light Houses.
Stunning views all around! I love the history of it all and the fact that the shops (not open off-season) are all run by members of the tribe. There's a beautiful park out front and access to a few different trails that go beachside or...More
The weather was so beautiful for September that this tour was a must. The lighthouse is rich in history. It had been moved further inland due to erosion and will have to be moved yet again in the future. The beach down below is a...More
A beautiful setting on the Gay Head cliffs. The lighthouse has been moved back from the cliffs due to erosion. This should keep it safe for the next 150 years.
We wanted to see all 5 lighthouses on MV/Chappy so we started here. So beautiful. Such an amazing view and super easy to get to. Go - this is great scenery!