Nantucket Online

About Nantucket

Nantucket! The name alone conjures up a kaleidoscope of images: history, beaches, the ocean, restaurants, shopping, the list goes on. You’ll find all of those and more in a world-class setting here on the Little Grey Lady. Of course, with so much to do and see, you’ll want to make sure you plan ahead, and that’s where Nantucket Online comes in. We’re your one-stop-shop for all of the information you’ll need to plan an absolutely unforgettable visit to this magical island. Whether your plan is to immerse yourself in local history at the famed Nantucket Whaling Museum, tour the island’s many villages, peruse local shops, or just relax on your own stretch of our miles of wide-open beaches, we’ve got you covered. From local weather to the island bus schedule to a map of the island to help you get around, it’s all right here.

One of the first things you’ll want to do is order a few of our Nantucket-specific magazines. They’ll help you familiarize yourself with lodging options, local attractions, and a lot of things particular to Nantucket that will make your visit more enjoyable.

You’ll also want to make sure that you secure lodging as soon as possible, because hotels and B&Bs fill up quickly, especially around popular festivals and holidays like the Nantucket Daffodil Festival or Christmas Stroll. And don’t forget to take time to eat while you’re here. Check out our full list of island restaurants and menus and experience all the culinary joys Nantucket has to offer. Don’t miss out on our chef profiles!

Madaket Memories

Sitting atop a windswept dune on Nantucket’s west end is a house that defies the widely-held standard of a Nantucket house. Featuring a sleek and modern interior with walls of windows, it doesn’t quite conform to what so many of us envision when we think of an island home. But that cutting..... Read more


One of the joys of a Nantucket summer is the gathering of family and friends, enjoying time together and savoring an unforgettable meal. Fresh fish from the oceans that surround us, vegetables grown at one of the local farms, and a bottle of wine to share with those we love. When we all get.... Read more

Simply Succulent

Succulents hold water in their leaves, stems and roots in order to sustain life through drier weather. Looking around, you can find beautiful colors and varieties that are perfect accents to add some color to your garden or indoor displays. One of the most well-known and useful succulents...... Read more

Orange Street Renovation – Before & After

Just a small footprint can often feel like a limiting factor for a comfortable home. However this unique Orange Street Renovation by Joe Topham of Topham Design demonstrates that a creative approach can accomplish the near impossible. Many, might not possess the imagination to envision what.... Read more