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🦈 Itinerary: Martha's Vineyard Jaws Tour
five tour highlights to honor Amity Island
As we approach the 50th Anniversary of Jaws (filmed in 1974), it’s a great time to honor some of the historic movie’s popular filming location here on Amity Island. A bonus for visitors - there is a current exhibit at Martha’s Vineyard Museum that is on display until March 2024 to honor the anniversary!
Here are five key stops you will want to make if you’re a true movie buff:
Itinerary: Jaws Tour Locations
A Self-Guided Tour Itinerary
Stop 1: State Beach
American Legion Memorial Bridge, also known as Jaws Bridge and one of the most famous landmarks from the movie
Stop 2: Downtown Edgartown
The Police Department - where they typed up the shark attack report
Main Street in Edgartown - many scenes of them driving down this
Edgartown Town Hall - rebranded as Amity Town Hall
Chappy Ferry, which connects Edgartown to Chappaquiddick
Stop 3: South Beach - running on the beach scenes were shot here
Stop 4: Menemsha Fishing Village
Stop 5: Gay Head Lighthouse and Aquinnah
Timing-Wise: The first three stops are totally do-able in a half-day trip to the island. To hit stop 4 and 5 as well you’ll need a car, or a full day on the island.
These three tour companies offer private tours that will take you to many locations (more than above) and can be custom to your interests!