Everyone should experience summer on Nantucket at least once in their lives, and we’re bringing you the ultimate guide to local activities to help you plan your stay. Book your favorite room at our Nantucket inn, consult our top 10 list of summer musts below, pack your bags, and get the party started! Your perfect Nantucket getaway awaits…
1. Enjoy a Scenic Bike Ride
Seeing the sites is best enjoyed on two wheels. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the area and discover the wild side of Nantucket with picturesque rides to Brant Point lighthouse, charming sojourns into town, and more.
2. Embark on a Boat Tour
3. Dive into History at the Whaling Museum
Set aside an afternoon to get out of the sun and peruse the fascinating Whaling Museum. It’s open daily all summer, so make sure you add it to your itinerary and look forward to learning about one of the ocean’s most interesting and endearing creatures.
4. Take Home a Local Treasure
Downtown boasts dozens of Nantucket shops and galleries to browse. Stroll along the cobblestone streets and find something special to take home with you.
5. Dance & Drink Downtown
Head out to Cisco Brewery for craft beer tastings and enjoy some live music.
6. Go on an Island Tour
Embark on a unique Island Tour with a local expert and get to know your home away from home a little better. Tours depart from the Visitor’s Center on Centre Street daily at 10:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm.
7. Picnic on the Beach
Order a picnic lunch from Provisions and let life slow down as you savor wonderful food on a secluded beach or on the island.
8. Dine at a Local Favorite
9. Have a Swoon-Worthy Date
Romance is in the salty ocean air! Set aside one night during your stay to get a little fancy. Splurge on a romantic night out at The Proprietors Bar & Table.
10. Experience Superior Service
When you stay with us, not only will you enjoy comfortable rooms, delicious breakfasts, and unmatched service, but you’ll also have access to some of the most knowledgable locals around! Your innkeepers have intimate knowledge about the area. Be sure to ask them about their personal recommendations for what to experience while you’re in town.