Chappaquiddick, or Chappy, is a small island just a 3-minute ferry ride across the Edgartown harbor. Often times Chappy is connected by a barrier beach to Edgartown. There are around 100 year-round residents in Chappy and many more seasonal homeowners. There are more than 800 acres of public beach and conservation land in Chappaquiddick, allowing for many walking trails, and beaches to explore. There is no commercial zoning in Chappaquiddick.