Clarion Inn Marthas Vineyard
227 Upper Main St.
Edgartown, MA 02539
Phone: (508) 627-5161
Fax: (508) 627-3444
Established in 1926 and designed by Cornelius Lee, the Edgartown Golf Club is a private link. The 18-hole course has many slopes making it ideal to any player while offering magnificent views of the Vineyard Sound. The golf club features a pro shop, clubhouse and a practice area. There is also training provided for those who want to learn the game. It also hosts yearly golf tournaments which is open for all.
A perfect spot on a rainy day, the library boasts an extensive collection of books, reference materials, compact discs and audio and videotapes. You can also get access to the Internet, use a personal computer, or dig into the island's fascinating history, a library specialty. There is a children's room and a play area for toddlers. Residents of Massachusetts get free library cards, all others are asked to pay a nominal fee.
A welcome refuge on a rainy day, this library offers Internet access in addition to the expected books and tapes. There is an active children's program, including story time for pre-schoolers, with times that vary with the season. Library cards are free for Massachusetts' residents; there is a nominal charge for out of state residents. Other services available to the public are a fax machine, a copy machine and "mainland" newspapers for those who need their New York Times fix.
Wind's up, surf's up, sail's up, you name it, they've got it. This shop sells everything from waterproof watches to snorkel gear. Their motto is, "If it's for the water or the beach, chances are we have it." Indeed they do. In addition to sale items, you can lease a kayak, sailboat, canoe, body board, surf board, and wet suit. Enjoy the water vehicle of your choice by hour, day or week. Lessons are also taught in sailing, windsurfing and kayaking.
Established in 1936, this semi-private nine-hole golf course stretches over three thousand seventy six yards of rolling terrain that affords wonderful ocean views, and also offers an on-site pro shop.
Chilmark Library opened on December 15, 1882 with 33 books for rent for three cents a week. Today, it boasts over 30,000 books, as well as magazines, tapes, compact discs and audio-visual materials. Residents of Massachusetts get free library cards, all others are asked to pay a nominal fee. The library presents story time from September-June at 10:30a on Saturdays for children age three and up. Various arts and crafts seminars and classes are also held throughout the year, call for details.
Focused solely on local waters, this small but impressive aquarium has been delighting visitors since 1871. Kids especially love the "touch tank," where they can reach into tide pools filled with starfish and sea cucumbers. Other displays include sea turtles, lobster and wolffish. A special exhibit shows the effect of plastic trash on marine life. Two harbor seals have taken up residence in an outdoor pool and are a star attraction. The aquarium is operated by the Northeast Fisheries Science Center.
While always keeping the safety and enjoyment of patrons first in mind, this company offers daily, cross country and sunset bicycle tours that always offer spectacular views and good times.
This ice rink offers opportunities for public skating, figure skating, hockey, youth hockey, and more.
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Fishing charters are offered seven days a week, by this charter company that specializes in sport fishing for striped bass and
Welcome aboard the Bluefin 28 foot BHM lobster boat. Sports fishing for stripped bass and bluefish, bottom fishing for sea bass, scupp, and fluke, tuna fishing, moster sharks, and offshore big game are offered for the whole family to enjoy. Recreational fun for the whole family!