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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Bicycles: Easy Riders Bicycle Rentals • Island Bike Company • Young’s Bicycle Shop & Car Rental
Tours & Museums: Cisco Brewers • Maria Mitchell Association • Nantucket Historical Association
Activities on the Water: 12 Metre Yacht Charters • ACK Surf School • Endeavor Sailing Excursions • Fish Stix • Ty One On Sportfishing Charters
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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 museums, sightseeing 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.
One thing you’ll never hear someone on Nantucket say is that there’s nothing to do. No matter what your pleasure, our Island has something that is sure to tickle your fancy. Perhaps you’re a sailor, or at least dream of being one. Well, you’re in luck, as Nantucket’s history is tied... Read more