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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States of America

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How much money will you need for your trip to Martha's Vineyard? You should plan to spend around $193 per day on your vacation in Martha's Vineyard, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, $48 on meals for one day and $67 on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Martha's Vineyard for a couple is $211. So, a trip to Martha's Vineyard for two people for one week costs on average $2,700. All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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A vacation to Martha's Vineyard for one week usually costs around $1,350 for one person. So, a trip to Martha's Vineyard for two people costs around $2,700 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs $5,399 in Martha's Vineyard. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Martha's Vineyard can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

How expensive is Martha's Vineyard? How much money do I need for Martha's Vineyard?

How much does a trip to Martha's Vineyard cost? Is Martha's Vineyard expensive? The average Martha's Vineyard trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Martha's Vineyard prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Accommodation Budget in Martha's Vineyard
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The average price for one person for accommodation in Martha's Vineyard is $105. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Martha's Vineyard is $211.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotels in Martha's Vineyard

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Transportation Budget in Martha's Vineyard
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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Martha's Vineyard is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $67 per person, per day, on local transportation in Martha's Vineyard.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to Martha's Vineyard
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Rental Cars in Martha's Vineyard
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Food Budget in Martha's Vineyard
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  • While meal prices in Martha's Vineyard can vary, the average cost of food in Martha's Vineyard is $48 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Martha's Vineyard should cost around $19 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Martha's Vineyard is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Martha's Vineyard
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  • Entertainment and activities in Martha's Vineyard typically cost an average of $24 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

Alcohol Budget in Martha's Vineyard
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  • The average person spends about $17 on alcoholic beverages in Martha's Vineyard per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Martha's Vineyard On a Budget
Martha's Vineyard Martha's Vineyard, MA
Martha's Vineyard is a famous destination for CEO's, celebrities, and executives. It's an island that's just 8 miles from the Cape Cod peninsula and it is a popular place to "summer" for many recognizable people. Martha's Vineyard has become so popular among the stars, that it's no longer surprising to see a celebrity hanging around.

For those who are less famous, Martha's Vineyard can actually be visited on a budget. Bikes are a great way to get around and there are casual restaurants that won't break the bank. Free entertainment is plentiful as well - just head to the beach!
Martha's Vineyard has a number of sights worth checking out. The area is filled with history and natural beauty, so it's easy to find places to visit. Popular lighthouses in the area include Cape Poge Lighthouse, Gay Head Lighthouse, East Chop Lighthouse, Edgartown Lighthouse, and West Chop Lighthouse. Another beautiful spot is the Gay Head cliffs at Aquinnah. Head there for an impressive sunset.

Martha's Vineyard also has no shortage of great beaches. Some of the most popular are South Beach (a public beach with great surf), State Beach (a calm public beach that's great for kids) , Aquinnah Beach (beautiful cliffs), Lucy Vincent Beach (a private beach that allows nudity), Oak Bluffs State Beach (a sandy beach that's great for families and popular for kite flying), Long Point Wildlife Refuge (strong currents but has a pond that's great for kids), Joseph Sylvia State Beach (public beach that's great for families).
There are six towns on Martha's Vineyard - Aquinnah, Chilmark, Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury, and West Tisbury.

There are a wide variety of activities that you can enjoy on Martha's Vineyard. Charter fishing is a favorite for many visitors and there are a number of companies that offer fishing trips. Kids often enjoy horseback riding, which is a popular activity in West Tisbury. Martha's Vineyard is also famous for its world class art galleries and shopping options. For golfing check out Farm Neck Golf Course or Mink Meadows Golf Course. Biking and hiking are also popular activities around Martha's Vineyard.
Food and Dining
As a destination for the rich and famous, you can expect plenty of restaurants that offer a fine dining experience that is world class. For those on a more casual budget, there are also informal restaurants with menus that are respectable and slightly more reasonably priced. During the summer months all restaurants are open on the island, but as the slow season approaches, you'll find more and more restaurants closing during the season. February is the quietest month on Martha's Vineyard, and this is when the most restaurants close their doors.

Ferries run year round to Martha's Vineyard from Woods Hole Massachusetts, arriving at either Vineyard Haven or Oak Bluffs. There are also seasonal services between several other New England ports as well as New York City.

Once on the island there are buses that travel throughout the island. Fares are about $1 for a ride for each town you pass through.

Visitors also enjoy renting bikes or mopeds. There are bike paths throughout the island.
1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.

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