After climbing 33 steps up a narrow spiral staircase I realized I was not there. A narrow ladder in a tiny room seemed to be the only way to the top. I wish I had taken a photo but my fear of heights got the best of me. Once at the top you have to squeeze through an opening. Ugh! I, for what ever reason did the squeeze and took one pic before carefully finding my way down.
If you’re visiting Martha’s Vineyard and looking for a place to have breakfast you absolutely must try Among the Flowers on Mayhew Lane. I’m sitting outside, surrounded by flowers and just had the best egg sandwich!
(what I’m looking at right now) Although everything is pretty much hidden, stacked from bottom up is bacon, over medium egg, cheese, avocado and a ton of spinach. Next time I’d order it without bread 😉
As I type this I’m sitting outside at the Seafood Shanty eating one of the island’s signature dishes. The birds are chirping and you can hear the clanking of the boats docked along side the outdoor seating of the restaurant. I have a beautiful, shaded seat and quite honesty I’m in heaven.
It takes about an hour to get to Martha’s Vineyard by boat. In my humble opinion the week before Memorial Day is the best time to go. There are no crowds, and the island is pleasantly quiet. If you can take your car, take it. It gives you so much freedom and ends up being less expensive since you’re not paying for taxis and buses when you get there. It’s always good to make a reservation. I’ll add the link when I’m back by my computer. Here’s what it looks like when you’re getting ready to drive in the ship