The Nantucket Life


Nantucket Island; Where is it, and how do I visit?

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Nantucket Island; Where is it, and how do I visit?

Nantucket has a remarkable number of supporters despite its small size as an island. Many people who visit throughout the summer do so year after year, often for many generations. However, there is something to be said about venturing into unfamiliar territory. We are going to review some [...]

Looking to take a trip this summer? How to plan a trip to Nantucket this summer 2023


How to get there

Nantucket is an island about 30 miles (50 km) by ferry[1] south from Cape Cod, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Together with the small islands of Tuckernuck and Muskeget, it constitutes the Town and County of Nantucket, a combined county/town government. It is the only such consolidated town-county in Massachusetts. As of [...]

When to visit Nantucket?

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When is the best time to visit Nantucket?

The answer can depend on your personal preferences and what you hope to experience during your trip. Here's a closer look at the different seasons on Nantucket and what each has to [...]

Nantucket Stroll 2022

Nantucket Stroll 2022

The 48th Annual Christmas Stroll will take place December 2-4, 2022. 

As we prepare for the 2022 Nantucket Christmas Stroll, we hope you are able to enjoy Nantucket and support our local businesses for this holiday season (even if you are unable to be on island). We are working around the clock to prepare this year's Stroll so it can be fun [...]

This Island is a Pretty Big Deal!!


If you haven’t noticed….It’s wild out there! It seems like this island could not be busier! There are just days until the Fourth of July and this year America has more than just our freedom to celebrate. This year, even though Nantucket’s fireworks and other Fourth Festivities have been cancelled, I think we have more than enough reason to [...]

Opening Nantucket

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We are about a week into Phase 2 of reopening Massachusetts and so far so good.    Here are a few things to keep in mind for the rental season this summer.  

  • Hotels and Short term rentals are in Business.  Last week Governor Charlie Baker gave the thumbs up for short term rentals and instantly you could feel the island pick up. Nantucket
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