Martha's Vineyard Tour Guide

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About this app

Welcome to the GPS-enabled offline driving tour of Martha’s Vineyard!

Are you ready to turn your phone into a personal tour guide? This app offers a fully-guided experience - just like a local giving you a personalized, turn-by-turn tour.

Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts:
Experience luxury and history at one of the most sought-after vacation destinations in the United States. This beautiful island offers some truly astonishing sights, and your virtual tour guide will make sure you see the very best it has to offer. Find out why Martha’s Vineyard has been a favorite getaway for big-name celebrities and even presidents!

Soak up some sun on a pristine beach complete with an iconic lighthouse. Visit the charming neighborhood of so-called “gingerbread houses” dating back to the 1800s. Get acquainted with the quaint Historic District of Edgartown. All this interspersed with stunning views of the coast you’ll be dying to photograph!

Plus, as you drive, you’ll pick up the fascinating history of this island. Get to know the Wampanoag people, learn about the totally unique language invented in the Vineyard, and hear the harrowing tale of the Hurricane of 1938. There’s so much more to Martha’s Vineyard than meets the eye, so get out there and discover it!

This comprehensive tour includes:

■ Welcome
■ Why “Martha’s Vineyard”?
■ The Wampanoag
■ Flying Horses Carousel
■ Built for Fun
■ How Many People?
■ Tabernacle
■ Gingerbread Houses
■ Tent City
■ Building a Daydream
■ Cottage Museum
■ Inkwell Beach
■ European Settlers
■ Deaf Culture
■ The American Revolution
■ You’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat
■ Caroline Tuthill Wildlife Preserve
■ The Whaling Industry
■ Chappaquiddick Island
■ Lighthouse Beach
■ Edgartown Historic District
■ The Curious Case of the Disappearing Deer
■ The Vineyard Becomes a Tourist Hotspot
■ The Hurricane of 1938
■ South Beach
■ Shearer Cottage
■ Edgartown Fire Museum
■ Lambert's Cove Beach
■ Lake Tashmoo Town Beach
■ Menemsha Beach
■ Aquinnah Cultural Center
■ Lobsterville Beach


■ Award-winning platform
The app, which has been featured on Thrillist, received the famed “Laurel Award” from the Newport Mansions, who use Action Tour Guide for over a million tours per year.

■ Plays automatically
The app knows where you are and which direction you are heading, and plays audio automatically about the things you are seeing, plus stories and tips and advice. Simply follow the GPS map & the routing line.

■ Fascinating stories
Be immersed in an engaging, accurate, and entertaining story about each point of interest. The stories are professionally narrated and prepared by local guides.

■ Works offline
No data or wireless connection needed! Download over Wi-Fi/Data before your tour.

■ Freedom of travel
No scheduled tour timings, no crowded groups, and no rush to move along past stops that interest you. You have total freedom to skip ahead, linger, and take as many photos as you’d like.

Check out the demo to get an idea of what this tour is all about. If you like it, purchase the tour to get full access to all of the stories.

■ Download ahead of time, over data or WiFi.
■ Be sure the phone battery is fully charged, or take an external battery pack.

Cape Cod:
Take a scenic, relaxing drive past perfect beaches and through quaint New England towns. Uncover the Cape’s rich seafaring history, learn about the Pilgrims’ dramatic encounters with the Nauset tribe, then end up in vibrant, quirky P-Town for some added adventure.

Visit the exact spot where the Pilgrims disembarked after their long journey aboard the Mayflower. Dive into the rich history of this coastal town, learn what life was like for these early settlers, and see the famous Plymouth Rock in person!

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. This app uses your location service and GPS feature to allow real-time tracking of your route.
Updated on
May 11, 2022

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6 reviews
Harry Higashi
May 5, 2022
The tour was fantastic!! It made the journey enjoyable by giving interesting facts and stories. We chose the trip once we were on the island and are so glad we did. Learned a lot, are some delicious food, and had the opportunity to see the entire island. Highly recommended!!
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Action Tour Guide
May 18, 2022
We’re thrilled you enjoyed exploring the Martha's Vineyard with us. Hopefully you get the chance to try our other self-guided tours in the future. Thanks again.
Bill Callahan
May 18, 2022
Fantastic tour! I enjoyed learning about this wonderful place and taking in the stunning views. Edgartown was nice and quaint. Saw the famous JAWS Bridge, iconic. It was a fantastic day!
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Action Tour Guide
May 19, 2022
Yay, good to hear that you enjoyed our tour! Thank you for the review. I hope you get the chance to check out our other tours in the future.
Patricia Kane Williams
July 16, 2022
This was a a total waste of $7. The map was impossible to follow. I assumed the "tour" was an audio. It is not.
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Massachusetts Bundle tour added.