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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Nantucket Guest House - Family Resort & Guest House

Boat Trips- Fishing, Harbor Cruise, Sailing and Whale Watching

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

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Nantucket Guest House - Family Resort & Guest House

Sailing and Charters

If you’re looking to get out on the water and experience a harbor cruise, whale watching trip, sailing adventure or fishing expedition, 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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View of Man Kiteboarding in Nantucket Harbor

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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B&B Nantucket - Family Resort & Guest House

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 Inn - Family Friendly Resort & Guest House

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 Resort - Family Friendly Resort & Guest House

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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The Nantucket on Instagram

It’s a great day to have a great day. Happy 4th from all of us at The Nantucket Hotel 🇺🇸 📸: @howieguja
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Sights and scenes like this surround you on the pleasant stroll into town from our front door 📸: @pjhavel
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Did you know that the cottages at The Nantucket Hotel are dog-friendly? 👋 to @hunt.the.whoodle who was with us recently!
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In-room breakfast never looked so good 📸: @jackiegreaney // @pjhavel
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We’re having so much fun sorting through your #MyVintageSummer submissions and we’re excited to announce the second winner!Congrats to @daniellemalfitanaduane whose photo is filled with the splashy summer-y energy we’re channeling this summer. We turned her vintage summer photo into this poster to use in our Season 2020 advertising campaign and she will be receiving a voucher for two-night stay with us or our sister resort on Martha’s Vineyard, @winnetu.mv. We’re picking two more winners this summer so keep those submissions coming! Share it with us using the #MyVintageSummer hashtag or tap the link in our bio to learn how to submit if your Instagram account is set to private.
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Summer looks good on the neighborhood. What’s your favorite evening stroll in Brant Point?
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Summer rituals are already in motion at The Nantucket. A late afternoon dip at Jetties? Book by the pool? Walk to Brant Point? Cocktail on the porch? What’s your favorite summer ritual on Nantucket? 📸: @laurenswells
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Who’s excited to roll right into a timeless summer? Tap the link in our bio to learn about all the fun new experiences we’re offering this summer! 📸: @prepfordwife // @marcsford
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Love this time of the year and LOVE being able to welcome our guests back. Thinking about joining us this year and wondering what summer at the hotel or on the island is looking like this year? Head on over to the link in our bio to learn about how we’re making this summer special 📸: @merhanson
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We’re back open to the public starting tomorrow and ready for a #TimelessSummer on Nantucket. Head on over to the link in our bio to learn about the new experiences, amenities, and activities we’re offering this season.
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We’re also excited to announce the first winner of our #MyVintageSummer campaign! Congrats to @amoskovitz on her winning vintage photo submission. We loved this shot on the beach from her childhood - it reminds us of everything we love about summer!
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Feeling grateful today 📸: @mistrichins
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This week we spoke with Jasper Young, third generation Nantucketer at the family business. With their iconic spinning sign, @youngsbikeshop is a familiar sight to anyone who’s ever disembarked at Nantucket’s Steamship Authority Wharf. Tap our story for a link to our conversation with Jasper!
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It’s always magical here, but when the blooms start arriving there’s a little extra magic 📸: @zofiaphoto
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This week we spoke with Don Peacock of @tallshiplynx. Tap our Story for a link to read our a Island Spotlight about the history of the ship and Don’s involvement with the Lynx Educational Foundation
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Sunny days and flowers are here to stay | 📸: @nantucketsarah @fishernantucket
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Make Mother’s Day extra special this year with a delicious take-out feast prepared and packaged by Chef Al and his team at Breeze. Get your order in by this Thursday (May 7th) and we’ll get prepping for you! Link in bio for details.
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Daffodils on our mind today.. 📸: @ackchamber #ACKDaffy
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Our friends over at @ackhistory putting it in context 📸: @jessicajenkinsphotography .
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This week, we spoke with Jack Fritsch , proprietor of @nantucketantiques and antiquarian extraordinaire. Check out the link in our bio to read about his favorite artifacts over the years, and how a career in Evolutionary Biology first brought him to Nantucket .
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Friday is for #DogsOfQuarantine and @easton.the.nantucket.pup is ours! Share a picture of your quarantined pup with us! .
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