Oak Bluffs is a town located on Martha’s Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Oak Bluffs is home to many historical and nationally recognized landmarks. Located at the foot of Circuit Ave, the Flying Horses Carousel is the nation’s oldest operating platform carousel.
The Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association, located in the center of Town offers a unique experience for visitors. Its colorful gingerbread cottages have the most perfectly preserved collection of Carpenter Gothic style architecture in the world. These truly unique Victorian “gingerbread” cottages are just a stones throw from the famed Tabernacle.
Oak Bluffs operates the largest marina on Martha’s Vineyard, which is situated in the midst of the historic gingerbread campgrounds, and offers easy access to the rest of the Island. It is also home to several beautiful public beaches, a teaming shore of wildlife, fish and shellfish, fabulous public parks and even a microbrewery, and the island’s finest golf course, Farm Neck.
Things to see and do
* Flying Horses Carousel
* Martha’s Vineyard Sightseeing
* Views from East Chop Beach
* Gingerbread Cottages
* Martha’s Vineyard Camp-Meeting Association Cottage Musuem and Gift Shop
Cruise Season – May – Sept
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area – 19.1 km²
Population – 3,750 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Port Location – Oak Bluffs Marina is situataed right next to the Historic Campmeeting Association’s gingerbread cottages, and offers easy acccess to the rest of the island.
Transport Links – There are four different ferries that come to Oak Bluffs from different destinations: Island Queen, Martha’s Vineyard Fast Ferry, Hyline Cruises, and New England Fast Ferry Company.