Edgartown

Edgartown - Edgartown is a scenic seaport village. Many of the beautiful antique homes that line the streets of this charming community were built in the Old Whaling Church Steeple

seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The main section of town is graced with stately captain's homes that were built when Edgartown was a prosperous whaling community during the 1800's. The massive "Old Whaling Church" that dominates Main Street was built in 1843 and is a well-known Vineyard landmark.

Chappaquiddick Island is one of the most beautiful parts of Edgartown. With gorgeous beaches and hundreds of acres of preserved land it provides a habitat for many endangered species of plants and wildlife.

Modern-day Edgartown is a delightful place to while away a lazy summer day browsing thorough its many shops or dining at any of its fine restaurants. Take a stroll down by the docks and you'll see why Edgartown is best known for its yachting community.