Location: Aquinnah, Mass.
Best time to go: September, after the crowds have gone.
Pack your: Fossil guide. Perched below the colorfully striated, 200-feet high Gay Head Cliffs that hold ancient whale and shark bones, Moshup Beach is a pristine paradise often overlooked by visitors who come to see the cliffs.
Farm Neck Golf Club
Location: Oak Bluffs, Mass.
Drive time to beach: 45 minutes
Day at the beach:
Like the rest of the island, Farm Neck is elegantly understated, with generous landing areas and many holes running along the Vineyard Sound and others through meadows and marshes.
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