Gay Head, Aquinnah

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#3 of 11 in Beaches in Martha's Vineyard
Gay Head Light is a historic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse located on the island's westernmost point off of Lighthouse Road in Aquinnah, Massachusetts.
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  • This is a somewhat remote section of the Vineyard where you will find the lighthouse which was recently moved by rail to keep it from falling off the cliff.You can climb to the top for a great view of...  more »
  • We drove west from Edgartown to Gay Head on the advice of our son-in-law who grew up in Connecticut. I had no idea why he advised us to go there, but it turned out to be a great stop on our tour. The ...  more »
  • The view of the ocean from Gay Head is terrific and broad! One can catch glimpses of the colorful cliffs, but it is worth making your way to the beach to view the cliffs from the bottom. (Truly specta...  more »

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