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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  • One of the best public beaches on the island, incredible unusual landscape - the clay cliffs are a true gem - and the historic lighthouse and views from above are worth the trip.  more »
  • While there isn't much to do in this area, if you are already at Martha's Vineyard you really need to check this place out. Depending on where you are driving in from it can be a bit of a drive (It's ...  more »
  • 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 »
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