Recommended Things to Do on the Island

With over 80 miles of beaches with choices for everyone – from young children to the avid surfer – and countless cultural offerings, museums, boat trips, kiteboarding, bicycling and walking options, Nantucket offers a myriad of things to do!

Nantucket Inn - Beach Resort & Inn

Beaches Galore!

Whether you’re looking for calm waters that are great for wading – or challenging waves for body surfing – Nantucket boasts a multitude of beaches that are ideal for everyone!

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Boat Trips & Fishing Charters

Charter a family fishing expedition on a boat and your catch of the day can be that night’s dinner!

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Sailing and Charters

If you’re looking to get out on the water and experience a harbor cruise, whale watching trip, or sailing adventure, there are plenty of boating options available to you on Nantucket!

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Guided Bike and Walking Tours

Guided Bike and Walking Tours Explore Nantucket by bike or foot with seasoned local guides! Guided Bike Tours You can choose the type of bicycling trip that works best for you, ranging from an easy three-mile trek to a more advanced 17-mile excursion. These trips are fully guided bike tours, and include comfy bikes, helmets, […]

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Car and Jeep Rentals

It’s easy to rent a car for a day or two during your stay at The Nantucket Hotel. One company even offers a 10% discount off their auto rental rate for Nantucket Hotel guests.

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Kiteboarding with Next Level Watersports

Interested in learning the adventuresome sport of kiteboarding or looking to take your skills to the next level while on vacation? Next Level Watersports based on Nantucket offers a variety of lessons and training every day in Nantucket Harbor.

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Museums & Historical Sites

Whether you enjoy learning about Nantucket’s former whaling industry, viewing marine life, taking a tour of the Island’s Oldest House or learning about shipwrecks, there are plenty of educational and cultural outlets on the Island from which to choose.

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Nantucket Restaurants, Shopping and Nightlife

Downtown Nantucket, with its quaint cobblestoned streets, boasts world-class restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. Whether you’re looking for a casual meal or an upscale, fine–dining experience, you’ll find it here. The Island is also known for its eclectic shops with unique wares, intimate and historic movie theaters, and exciting night-time entertainment. Come see what all the buzz is about!

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Tennis Courts & Clinics at Jetties Beach & Children’s Beach Yoga

Tennis on Nantucket is fun and courts at Jetties Beach are only a 10-minute bike ride away or a quick trip via the NRTA Wave shuttle bus. Or, enjoy an outdoor morning yoga class at Children’s Beach to start your day, which is within walking distance of The Nantucket Hotel.

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Nantucket Stargazing

Nantucket is considered one of the best stargazing locations on the East Coast! Get your star and galaxy fix at the Maria Mitchell Association’s Loines Observatory for a view you soon won’t forget!

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B&B Nantucket - Family Friendly Resort & Guest House

Visit the Village of Siasconset

Commonly referred to as ‘Sconset, this charming Nantucket village is eight miles from downtown Nantucket and a world unto itself. Come and explore ‘Sconset’s famous architecture, historical uniqueness, breathtaking vistas, and pristine beaches and dunes.

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Children Taking Sailing Lessons on Nantucket Community Sailing School Boats at Jetties Beach on Nantucket

Nantucket Community Sailing School – Offered Seasonally

Enjoy boat and water sports’ rentals and sailing lessons with Nantucket Community Sailing School at Jetties Beach on Nantucket. Here’s how to sign-up online for rentals and lessons. Offered during the high season.

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Falling in love with autumn on #ACK. Share your #nantucketing photos with us during this 🍂🍁 season.

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How you do know it's October on Nantucket? The pumpkins start cascading down our front porch!

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Big news! Did you hear that our sister resort is now accepting reservations for its new accommodations? @lovangoresort reopens for its second season with expanded amenities and experiences, including luxury Treehouse, Glamping, and Villa accommodations. Tap the link in our bio to learn more and follow @lovangoresort for all the latest from the #USVI

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Sailing into the weekend…

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Full sail through summer. Raise your hand ✋ if you’re looking forward to a September that promises to be just as beautiful!

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Summertime, and the living is easy

📸: @amy_guzzi_

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A full service social, fitness, and pool club, right in Nantucket’s historic Brant Point. Tap the link in our bio to learn more about a week, month, or season-long membership at The Nantucket Club.

📸: @kaloughlin

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Clambake season is upon us and @breezenantucket’s Old Fashioned Clambakes are happening each Monday this summer. Call ahead to reserve your seat! Link in bio for details.

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Have you tried @breezenantucket this summer? Chef Adam Votaw’s menu of small plates, shareables, and coastal creations is turning heads and bringing tables together.

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Old fashion hospitality never goes out of style.

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Summer’s here. Dive right in.

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Looking forward to a good old fashioned 4th of July, Nantucket-style 🇺🇸🇺🇸

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We were honored that our bus was involved in Hafsa Lewis’ installation for @fairwindsnantucket’s Blooming Bids for Nantucket's Kids last week. Our wonderful old bus was looking gorgeous for a good cause. Follow our friends at @fairwindsnantucket for more.

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Breezing into the weekend with Lobster Tacos at @breezenantucket

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Beep! beep! Next stop, Summer!

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Happy Father’s Day to all the fun, inspiring, wise, and loving dads out there, from all of us at The Nantucket

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Monday night clambake are back starting June 28th! Each Monday this summer, @breezenantucket will be serving up our signature Clambakes with good food, good company, and live music. Space fills up fast, so be sure to make a reservation! Tap the link in our bio to learn more.

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