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HomeGrown Tours

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HomeGrown Tours is the most unique tour company on Martha's Vineyard. Your tour is not only narrated by a 3rd generation Islander but it is also a hands on learning experience. I pass around items that relate to the Vineyard to get a feel of how we...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Seaview Ave, Oak Bluffs Ma, Oak Bluffs Steamship Authority, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
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+1 774-327-8192
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

DeeDee did a great job of showing our group of 6 around the island. Being a local, she had all kinds of fun stories about her time on the island, including the filming of Jaws. Plus, we got to meet some of her friends. We...More

Thank Kiddo2013
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We had a very informative 2 hour private tour with David, who took us all around the island and gave us historical facts and lots of local knowledge. He was very friendly and obviously loved the island he has called home for most of his...More

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We chose Homegrown Tours for a combined Jaws and Island tour based on the reviews from Tripadvisor and we were not disappointed. Prior to our trip to the island from the UK DeeDee gave us great advice on places to eat and visit - she...More

Thank MikeBeddows68
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We got to Martha's Vineyard with no plans and no information so we figured we'd sign up for a tour. We found DeeDee's website and called to book a bus tour, but ended up going with a private tour because we had our 4 month...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our private tour with Dee Dee. She met us at the dock as planned and is a cheerful and knowledgeable person. Our tour was about 3 hours loaded with great scenery and history. We arranged to be dropped off at our Inn...More

Thank Gary S
Dolores B, Owner at HomeGrown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Hi Nancy and Gary.... it was a pleasure.... So glad your spending time here... Lets not forget the lobster scare Nancy!! You were so much fun!

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had an amazing tour with DeeDee! She took us around the whole island. It was great to get the “insider info” from a local! She had so many great stories from when she was younger comparing to how the island is...More

Thank Melissa D
Dolores B, Owner at HomeGrown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Melissa.. Congrats winner!! Im so glad you guys enjoyed yourselves.... Menemsha IS a great spot! And thank you so much for the card and gift! They mean so much to me....

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited Martha's Vineyard for the first time 9/18 and we wanted to take full advantage of our few days there. And the best way is to find a tour that can take you to all the hot spots and then educate...More

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Dolores B, Owner at HomeGrown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

You are so very welcome! Its easy to do a tour with folks like yourselves, you both were extremely fun!!!! You'll always have a friend here!!! Come back and visit again!!

Reviewed 13 September 2018

We scheduled a tour with DeeDee well in advance. She arranged a nice breakfast for us when we arrived on the ferry at Biscuits. She picked us up across the street after breakfast, and provided a thorough tour of the island. She has lived there...More

Thank Seth R
Dolores B, Owner at HomeGrown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

I cannot wait to see you guys again! Ive got a great itinerary set up for ya that is totally outside the box.... set up especially for you!!! Thanks so much for allowing me to show off where I live..... you come anytime, a friend...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Best tour of Martha’s Vineyard ever! We were a group of five friends who have been visiting or living on Martha’s Vineyard for over 30 years each. David was knowledgeable, fun, and charming. He took us places we didn’t even know existed. It was a...More

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Dolores B, Owner at HomeGrown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you Mary... David IS wonderful... that's why we have him, he makes the tours extra special. I wouldnt know what to do without him!! Have a great winter!!

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Dee Dee of Homegrown Tours is a gem! She not only customized a tour for our group of 13, she made a pre-tour breakfast reservation for our group. Her personal knowledge of The Island and unique perspective was very refreshing. HomeGrown Tours is the real...More

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Dolores B, Owner at HomeGrown Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

You know that your group is special.... Thanks for sharing your time with me and allowing me to show you where i live... its amazing, isnt it? And Im so glad you enjoyed breakfast at Biscuits... Chris is awesome!! Thanks again ladies!

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deirdredannecker
25 June 2018|
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Response from Dolores B | Property representative |
Our bus tours are $40 per person and private tours start at $70/hr for two... please call 7743278192. thank you for your inquiry and have a blessed day! 😊
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LaurelHappyone
Hi DeeDee, I hope the rest of your birthday was good. I wanted to let you know that Kara and I both enjoyed you and your knowledge. Both of us did leave the tour feeling underwhelmed. Your trip advisor site said it was an3 hour tour. That was one of the main reasons I chose your company. The tour you provided us was just 2 hours. So we had 33% less time than advertised. Kara had asked to know more about the gingerbread houses towards the end and your response was you didn’t have time to get into that. We asked twice about celebrities. You gave some names but when asked for more you just stopped. We do know you you were informative but 2 hours vs 3 is a’Huge difference. You mentioned at the end that you were about to give a tour to a wealthy group. Your pick up time for them was actually scheduled during our tour time. That didn’t make us happy. again neither one of us walked away feeling like we got our moneys worth. I don’t know if you would provide the courtesy of a partial refund for both of us due to the time loss. But we did need to express how we feel. Thank you. Laurel Hubble
6 June 2018|
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Response from Dolores B | Property representative |
Hi Laurel... thanks for the review... As I had mentioned to you, the tour was a bus tour that you paid for. When we started, i mentioned to you that we were taking the same route as the bus... we do not go thru the... More
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