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Gay Head, Aquinnah

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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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  • No Martha's Vineyard trip is complete without visiting this island icon. The vistas from the cliffs are incredible and the swimming on the beaches below is superb so bring a bathing suit (or don't, th...  more »
  • We visited Gay Head on a sunny, but windy October day. The views are incredibly picturesque. One thing to be aware of is that most of the stores and the Gay Head lighthouse are open seasonally, so the...  more »
  • This is a beautiful drive from anywhere on the island. Once you arrive here, the view down to the cliffs and of Cuttyhunk in the distance are beautiful. There are also small restaurants and take out p...  more »