Nantucket is an island located off the coast of Massachusetts and is packed full of history. A popular tourist destination, the quaint town is full of cedar shingled homes and historic buildings. In fact, the island has been designated as a National Historic Landmark District, starting up as a seaport town in the late 18th and early 19th century. Voted as one of the top 10 islands in the USA, it has wharves, boutiques, and restaurants line the town, with cobble stone streets paving the way. Come and visit one of the original American seashore towns.
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Leave your car behind
Nantucket is a quaint island so that you can leave your car behind. You can ferry your vehicle over, but advanced notice must be given, and the price is high. Ferries to the island run daily and the hotel is a 10-minute walk once you arrive on the island. A complimentary shuttle to and from the Nantucket Hotel and Resort is available for those carrying heavy or large bags and luggage. Bicycling is very popular, and you are encouraged to bring your bicycle. Bike rentals are available at the hotel. Bike paths start close to the hotel and lead to most places on the island, making it a convenient way to get around and get some fresh air and exercise while taking in the sights.
Nantucket Hotel and Resort Accommodations
The Nantucket Hotel and Resort is decorated in stylish coastal décor and offers a comfortable and clean atmosphere. The resort offers regular rooms, suites, and cottages that can sleep anywhere from four to twelve people depending on what you need. Regular hotel rooms are clean and tidy and can sleep up to four people. You can also choose from a one, two, three, or four-bedroom suites, many of which have their private bathrooms and some have decks. Cottages are also another choice for the traveler, available in one, or two bedrooms. The cottages have fireplaces, or some have washers and dryers for your convenience. Some of the larger units have dining and living rooms and kitchenettes. If you need laundry facilities, the resort has an on-site laundry to use. All rooms and cottages are offered the amenities at the resort, so choose the one that best suits you and your needs.
New England and Resort Activities
The Nantucket Resort is within walking distance of downtown Nantucket, which is lined with shops and restaurants. It also has two large, outdoor, heated pools for your enjoyment. Yoga classes are offered, and there is a shuttle to catch that will take you to the beach. The Jetties Beach and the Children’s Beach are both perfect for kids. The island is a popular venue for festivals and events, so ask what may be going on during your visit, or the resort’s webpage has all the festivals and events listed for every month for planning purposes. Whale watching, harbor cruises, fishing, and sailing are great things to do. Museums are available on the island where you can learn about Nantucket’s former whaling industry and see photographs. Guided bike tours are a great way to see the island and all the stops you may want to check out later. An observatory offers some of the best star gazing on the East coast, so bring your friends and family because Nantucket Resort and Island have something for everyone.
Martha ’s Vineyard
Martha’s Vineyard is a neighboring island of Nantucket. Martha ’s Vineyard is closest to the mainland, with Nantucket Island being the furthest out, and many people use the ferry system to see both historical islands. Martha ’s Vineyard is more beach friendly and scenic, with Nantucket having more of a town feel and vibe. Experience the beautiful beaches; see the lighthouse and the cliffs on Martha ’s Vineyard. The Nantucket Resort offers a special package called the “Two-Island Vacation Adventure.” This activity only runs May to October, so keep that in mind when making your reservations. When choosing this package, you stay two nights at the Nantucket Resort and two nights on Martha’s Vineyard at the Winnetu Oceanside Resort. Ferry transfers and transportation between the two islands are covered in your adventure.
Dine on the Best Seafood
The Cape Cod area has fantastic seafood, not to mention fresh. Nantucket and the resort have great restaurants and other options if you don’t like seafood. The downtown area is only a short walk away, so you have everything at your fingertips. The Breeze is Nantucket Resort’s restaurant, and there you will find an impressive menu and cocktail list. Check out the live music on specific nights as you keep warm around a fireplace. Holiday specials and parties are offered at the Resort so you and your friends and family can celebrate in style.
Nantucket is a Great Vacation Spot
The Island and Resort are clean, crisp, and friendly. Experience life on the coast and eat your heart’s desire of fresh, delicious seafood. The Resort is only a few minutes’ walk from downtown where bars, shops, and restaurants await to fill your day. Tired of walking? Grab a shuttle or walk to one of the many surrounding beaches to enjoy your day of fun in the sun. If you’re not a fan of saltwater, have swim and lounge by one of the two large heated pools and sip a cocktail. Ready for adventure? Head to Martha’s Island for beautiful scenery for a few days, and then return to Nantucket Island to finish out your vacation. The Nantucket Resort is extremely accommodating to its guests and is the favorite of visitors and vacationers when they visit. Come and see for yourself.