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An Innkeeper’s Guide to Oak Bluffs Parking

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Welcome to Oak Bluffs, a seaside town on Martha’s Vineyard known for its vibrant atmosphere, historic charm, and beautiful beaches. It is also home to the Madison Inn! Like most Oak Bluffs hotels, we do not have a dedicated parking lot, but fear not, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide on where to park in Oak Bluffs so you can navigate parking your vehicle seamlessly.

Where to Park in Oak Bluffs

Downtown Parking in Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs boasts several parking areas in the heart of town. Ocean Park, Circuit Avenue, Seaview Ave and top of the Harbor across from Sunset Lake offer central spots to park your vehicle. These areas provide easy access to shops, restaurants, and entertainment, making them perfect for a day of exploration.

On-Street Parking in Oak Bluffs

While Oak Bluffs provides on-street parking options, be sure to pay attention to posted signs indicating time limits and parking regulations. On-street parking can be a great choice if you plan to spend a short amount of time in a specific area.

Overnight Parking in Oak Bluffs

Overnight parking can be found along Ocean Park, Seaview Ave and neighborhoods behind Union Chapel. Fear not! You will always find parking as long as you’re willing to walk a few blocks.

Do you need a car on Martha’s Vineyard?

If all of this Oak Bluffs parking information has your head spinning, we don’t blame you! Parking on-island can be difficult, especially during the high season. Sometimes it’s best to simply take a break from the car and enjoy the slower pace of life the island offers. Should you bring your car to Oak Bluffs at all? Read our guide here.

Public Transport in Oak Bluffs

Consider utilizing public transportation options to explore Oak Bluffs without the hassle of parking. The Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) offers bus services that connect various parts of the island, including Oak Bluffs. Leave your vehicle behind and embrace a stress-free way to experience the town.

Uber and Taxi Service in Oak Bluffs

Taxis are readily available in popular areas such as ferry terminals, airports, and downtown locations. You can also find taxi stands in key spots around the island. Uber operates in the high season on the island. Use your app to hail a ride. If it stalls, call a taxi which is the most reliable option here on the island. 

See all our recommended options for getting around Martha’s Vineyard without a car.

Enjoy Stress-Free Parking in Oak Bluffs

Navigating parking in Oak Bluffs doesn’t have to be a daunting task. By utilizing the town’s various parking options, planning ahead, and exploring alternative transportation methods, you can make the most of your visit without the stress of parking concerns. Enjoy the beauty of Oak Bluffs, and may your adventures be as seamless as your parking experience! And if you need a place to stay while you’re visiting, check out our centrally located rooms in Oak Bluffs.

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