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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Port
“Bike the Shining Sea Bike Path four miles to Woods Hole. Largely original fishing village with marine scientific institutions, such as: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Marine Biological Laboratory, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric lab. Waterfront restaurants galore! Great seafood, excellent biking and walking neighborhood, free small authentic aquarium, and an exhibit center on School Street about the work of the institutions. Great coffee at Coffee Obsession. Ferry to Martha's Vineyard at the least expensive fare from here versus other ports.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Woods hole is world reknown for its Oceanic studies and institute. This is a great half day trip and the town of Woods Hole is one of my personal favorites.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Near the Woods Hole Ferry. Great place to grab coffee and a bakery item in the morning or sandwiches later. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“Located in Woods Hole, waterfront dining with outdoor seating available, good seafood menu, occasionally live entertainment at night.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“BEAUTIFUL place to hike and view the scenic beach area. Short, easy hike to a viewing area that can be very windy depending on the day. Great place to stop if you're in the area, parking can be a bit tricky if it's busy. I've only been in the off season so not sure what it's like in the summer. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“A beautiful view point looking out to Martha's Vineyard and the surrounding islands.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Museum
“Nobska Light is set at the very southwestern tip of Cape Cod, separated from the shore by Nobska Road. The light station was established in 1828, with the original light mounted on top of the keeper's house. In 1876 the present tower was built, along with one portion of the keeper's house and the oil house. In 1937, a 125-foot steel radiobeacon tower was installed and the reed horn fog signal replaced with a diaphragm over the next decade. Eventually, the Friends of Nobska Light, will complete the restoration and will operate the lighthouse as a museum open to the public for free.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Beautiful view and stunning sunsets. This is great place to swim. Beach on Buzzards Bay and calm small beach on Quissett Harbor side. Parking can be an issue during certain times, it is hit or miss. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
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“Excellent seafood, with a great view of Eel Pond. Look out for the Falmouth Road Race starting line in front of the restaurant.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great fish tacos and interesting seafood! Very casual. Outdoor seating. Can be crowded. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Wonderful food - and you can watch the Steamship Authority ferries come and go while you eat.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Purchase passenger ferry tickets at the terminal any time. No reservations required for passengers. ADVANCE FERRY RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR VEHICLES - Rule of thumb: make ferry reservations as far ahead as possible for your car on-line at www.steamshipauthority.com. (Ferry reservations open for the year in mid-January, and can fill up in one day for prime summer dates on the Vineyard.)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located in scenic Woods Hole, right by the draw bridge, this place has fantastic food. Make a reservation on weekends. The street parking is tight on weekends as well. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Near Woods Hole Market is their Information Office which is a good place to get a weekly "yellow sheet" for the weeks events that includes Peanut Butter Club (free films and talks at noon on Fridays), lectures, and whatever is current.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Port
“If you're planning to bring your car, this website is ESSENTIAL! www.steamshipauthority.com The Steamship Authority ferry is the ONLY way to bring a car onto the island.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Garden
“Such a calm and tended place that public can roam at specified daytime hours, down to a dock where there's a collection of large painted anchors that always makes me feel I'm in a surrealistic painting.”
  • 5 locals recommend