Summer Walking Tour Schedule
Summer Schedule runs through September 4th
Tuesdays – 10:00 am Saturdays – 10:00 am
Please call if you would like to schedule a private tour at another time.
Please Note: We accept walk up customers as space allows, but do not wait for walk ups when there are no reservations for a scheduled tour. To guarantee your spot, please call in advance so that we know to expect you.
To fully appreciate Edgartown, it needs to be explored by foot. Our knowledgeable guide will lead you down narrow brick paths, through Edgartown’s past and into modern times. Learn about the evolution of Edgartown from a colonial settlement to busy whaling port. Then chart the town’s progress through “downtown Amity” of JAWS fame and into the popular summer resort community of today.
Pricing: Adults – $15.00
Children – $8.00 (ages 6 – 12)
Under 6 – free
Our Edgartown guided walking tours are approximately 75 minutes in length and starts at the steps of the Old Whaling Church on Main Street. It includes sites of historic significance such as the old churches of Edgartown, the Dr. Daniel Fisher House and many whaling captain’s homes, the Lucy Vincent House, the landing site of Thomas Mayhew, and the Pagoda Tree. The tour also includes notable “downtown Amity” filming locations from the movie JAWS and local anecdotes, and an overview of Edgartown’s evolution from colonial settlement, to whaling port, to a modern yachting and tourism resort.
Things To Bring
Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.
Guide gratuity is not included in price.
Our tour sizes are limited so that we can offer the optimum, personalized experience of a small group. Making advance reservations will guarantee your space but may mean that others are turned away. Our tours go out rain or shine. In the unusual circumstance of severe weather, we reserve the right to cancel the tour.
Tour meets and departs from the brick courtyard, in front of the Old Whaling Church on Main Street in Edgartown. The tour will also end downtown near Main Street.
Please call us at 508-499-TOUR (8687) with questions and to reserve your spot!