Shamari's Greek Week Birthday Celebration
Monday, August 17 — Saturday, August 22, 2020Where?6 Day Martha's Vineyard Tour (Oak Bluffs, MA)
Join Shamari, family & friends for "Shamari's Greek Week Birthday Celebration" in beautiful Martha's Vineyard. We will enjoy Oak Bluffs and its history while having some upscale fun in the SUN.
Centrally located Deluxe House Rental located in historic Oak Bluffs
In addition to the below itinerary this package includes 2 Greek Week events; 1 luncheon & 1 night time event along with the AKA annual beach party.
Your Itinerary will work around the Greek week events
ITINERARY: Monday - Saturday
Flight from Detroit to Boston
Airport pick up for drive from Boston Logan to Woods Hole, Ma
for ferry to historic Oak Bluffs. 1 hour and a half drive to 30 minute
Welcome Dinner at Nancy’s (Oak Bluffs)
A family owned and operated business since 1960, Nancy’s continues to serve on the Oak Bluffs harbor, providing guests classic seafood fare, a sushi bar, creative cocktails, and two large menus heavily influenced with Middle Eastern cuisine. Sasha Obama worked here on and off over some of her summers growing up on Martha’s Vineyard. Maybe we will spot her..
Whether it’s a business lunch upstairs, a casual family reunion downstairs, or a fun night out at any bar or table, Nancy’s serves up lobster rolls and gyros, dirty bananas and cold beer, and attentive service, all with that magical Martha’s Vineyard view.
Whatever the vibe, Nancy’s never disappoints.
Meals Included: Dinner
Morning City tour of Oak Bluffs. In Oaks Bluff you will learn about Heritage Trial and our African American culture on the Vineyard. There are currently 27 sites on the Heritage Trail. The Bradley Memorial Church is located on 11 Masonic Avenue. The church provided spiritual guidance, religious education, community development, social life, and involvement in humanitarian causes from 1907-1966. The Reverend Oscar Denniston was the founder and pastor until his death in 1942. The Eastville Cemetery is also located on the Heritage Trail. The Eastville Cemetery is an old cemetery near the shores of the Lagoon Pond that has been sadly neglected. It was the burial place for “mariners from far away”, people of color, and vagrants. Rebecca Michael, mother of Captain William Martin, may possibly have been buried here, and her life is celebrated here by a bench bearing a plaque with her name
You will see the World-Famous Inkwell Beach. This Oak Bluffs beach and surrounding area of colorful gingerbread Victorian houses have strong links to African-American heritage on Martha’s Vineyard, dating back to the Revolutionary War.
Did you know: The beach was also the setting for a teenage romance movie called “The Inkwell.”
Inkwell Beach is a narrow, sandy strip of public beach with a lifeguard, jetty and views of the ferry terminal.
Beach Time: Lunch on the beach Inkwell
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch
Pictured: Inkwell Beach
You will spend time strolling through the beautiful shops in Edgartown. Martha’s Vineyard is famous for its lack of chain stores. The boutique’s and specialty stores lining Edgartown’s quaint streets make it one of the best places in the area for Martha’s Vineyard shopping. Some of our favorite boutiques/specialty stores; that are just a block from Vineyard Square are CB Stark, Edgartown Bicycles, Edgartown Books, Eisenhauer Gallery, Mikel Hunter and Murdick’s Fudge to name a few.
Pictured: Edgartown Shops
Drive by South Beach to see tourists and locals jumping from the famous bridge.
Lunch at Edgartown famous “Harborview Hotel”
Afternoon shopping Edgartown
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch
Morning tour to Gay Head Chilmark & Lighthouse
Lunch at the Lighthouse in included with specular views.
Town in the Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
Aquinnah is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts. Until 1997 it was called Gay Head. The population was 311 at the 2010 U.S. census. It is known for its beautiful clay cliffs and quiet natural serenity.
Pictured: Aquinnah Clay Cliffs
Gay Head Light
Perched atop striking, multi-colored cliffs at the western end of Martha’s Vineyard, Gay Head Lighthouse occupies a picture-perfect location. The cliffs exhibit vivid hues of green, yellow, black, brown, red, and white and attract visitors from all over the world. The first European to name this natural feature was explorer Bartholomew Gosnold, who, when he sailed past in 1602, called them Dover Cliffs after the famous chalky landmark along the English Channel. This name, however, failed to stick, and by the 1660s, the area became commonly known as Gay Head, due to the headland’s gaily-colored cliffs.
Pictured: Gay Head Light House
The area around Gay Head has been home to Wampanoag Indians for thousands of years, and to this day many local residents are members of the tribe. In 1998, the town nearest the lighthouse changed its name from Gay Head to Aquinnah, which is Wampanoag for “end of the island.”
The passage between Gay Head and the Elizabeth Islands to the west is treacherous for maritime traffic due to the submerged obstruction called Devil’s Bridge, which extends seaward from Gay Head. In 1796, a
Photograph courtesy William Waterway
Massachusetts State Senator asked for a lighthouse to protect the numerous vessels passing through Vineyard Sound, and in 1798 Congress approved $5,750 to build a lighthouse at Gay Head.
The original Gay Head Lighthouse, an octagonal wooden tower built on a stone base, was accompanied by a wooden keeper’s dwelling, a barn, and an oil storage building. Ebenezer Skiff, the first European to live in the town of Gay Head, made the inaugural lighting of the spider lamp inside the tower’s lantern room on November 18, 1799. After a few years at Gay Head, Keeper Skiff felt he merited a pay increase and penned the following letter to Albert Gallatin, Secretary of the Treasury.
Dinner on your own
Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch
On your own to enjoy, explore and shop or
Just lay on the beach. It is up to you..
Dinner: Farewell Fish Fry
Meals Included: Breakfast, dinner
Morning transfer to ferry then back to Boston Logan Airport for your return flight to Detroit
6 Day Martha's Vineyard Tour Double Occupancy
$2999 per adultExtra Nights: $599.80 per adult/per night