Martha's Vineyard is also a popular vacation spot among wealthy Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey and Larry David who have been seen spending time there. Walking tours of the gingerbread houses take you through the shady streets of Oak's Bluffs, and occasionally the houses open to allow visitors to see the interiors as well. Martha's Vineyard: A year-round destination Martha's Vineyard welcomes visitors all year round. If you don't have your vehicle with the Steamship Authority, there are car rental agencies at Martha's Vineyard Airport and in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven.
The original 1854 Fresnel lens used in Gay Head Light is now in the Martha's Vineyard Museum in Vineyard Haven, where it stands as a sentinel in spirit, anyway, over Lagoon Pond. Even first-time Vineyard visitors will recognize the laboratory's black logo as a symbol of the island, so you can't miss this classic tavern along the Vineyard Haven harbor.