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Bicycles: Easy Riders Bicycle RentalsIsland Bike CompanyYoung’s Bicycle Shop & Car Rental
Tours & Museums: Cisco Brewers Maria Mitchell AssociationNantucket Historical Association
Activities on the Water:
12 Metre Yacht Charters •  ACK Surf SchoolEndeavor Sailing Excursions  • Fish StixTy One On Sportfishing Charters


Nantucket offers you the opportunity to enjoy each day here to the fullest with a wide range of activities. From our miles of pristine sand beaches to the hustle-and-bustle of Town, the island literally has something for everyone. Shopaholics will find plenty of outlets for retail therapy and history buffs can get lost in the vast array of museumssightseeing tours and historical sites that dot the island while the arts-minded will enjoy perusing the many art galleries and theatrical offerings found here. For the more aquatic among us, sailing lessons and boat rentals, kayaking, fishing, surfing lessons, or just lounging by the shore are some of the many beach-themed options available to you. For some insider information on activities read our article What to Do Under the Sun.

Sailing Nantucket

by Andrew Spencer photography by Karen Ryan Photography The 12-meter class of sailboats traces its history back to the post-World War II era of the America’s Cup, and they were commissioned by some of the country’s most elite patrons, including the Vanderbuilt’s and the Forbes.Two 12-meter... Read more

Fishing Around

In early 2012, Jeff was recovering from a serious battle with Lyme disease, and wanted to find an outlet for his creative side. A serendipitous conversation with his neighbor Cam Gammill, one of the current co-owners of the new incarnation of Bill Fisher Tackle, led him down the path of custom rod... Read more

Nantucket On Ice

Way back when in the olden days – as far back as the 1990s, I mean – the lack of activities on Nantucket, especially in the winter, was a major complaint. Once the season changed, the visitors left, and the beaches weren’t quite so inviting, what were kids of all ages to do with their time? Read more

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