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The inside scoop on the best of Nantucket

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The Chicken Box is a bar, live music venue and has been a Nantucket institution for over 50 years. As their website says, The Box “will always be an unpretentious, friendly and relaxing spot where p

The Nantucket Conservation Foundation owns and operates the only remaining commercial cranberry bog on the island at the Milestone Bog. In addition to continuing the tradition and history of 200 years

The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum is open annually Memorial Day through Columbus Day. If you would like to schedule a visit outside of the summer season or discuss a group tour, please c

Moors End Farm is well known for its corn in the summer and Christmas trees in the winter. Moors End Farm was founded by Steve and Sue Slosek in the mid-1970s as a self-serve farmstand where they s

The Miacomet Golf Club is Nantucket’s only public 18-hole golf course. Exquisitely maintained and open year-round, this is a hot spot for year-round or seasonal golfers. Fun fact: Ralph Marble bough

Madaket Marine is a Nantucket boatyard and powerboat repair shop and dock to Bill Fisher Outfitters. Established in 1944, the Madaket boatyard began as a family-owned boat repair shop. Boats were brou

Bill Fisher is a high-end charter and guide outfit based out of Madaket on Nantucket Island that specializes in fly and spin fishing. They use all Shimano and Loomis equipment aboard their 23′ and 2

A wilderness hike with Nantucket Walkabout is a great activity for the whole family. These hikes take place at Smith’s Point, the channel between Madaket Harbor and Tuckernuck Island. Known to local

Dionis Beach is yet another fantastic family-friendly beach on the north shore due to it's calm and shallow water. There is a parking area and a path down to the beach, with plenty of room for beach g

Clothing & Accessories

This children’s paradise offers beautiful clothing for newborns, young teenagers, and everyone in between- along with toys to keep the kids entertained while you shop! Dressing the children of Nantu

Your one-stop-shop for all your ocean related needs, Force 5 Watersports is a favorite of kids and adults alike. You’ll find bathing suits, surfboards, wetsuits, and flip flops nestled in with causa

Step through the Sunken Ship’s doors to find just about everything imaginable. Since 1975, the shop has been bringing toys, clothing, and souvenirs to Nantucket locals and visitors alike. “If you

At the Joy West Collection Nantucket, you may feel like you're on a shopping adventure around the world. Here you can find Egyptian cottons from Marrakesh, crochet from Greece, and baroque pearl neckl

Step through the lovely archway on Federal Street, follow the tree lined path, and enter the charming garden of the Peter Beaton Hat Studio Nantucket. Inside the shop you’ll find finely braided stra

This boutique offers a noteworthy collection of apparel from small designer labels as well as more widely-known brands. Stop by for a blouse or handbag, then browse their impressive selection of denim

Tucked away upstairs on Broad Street, Indian Summer is your go-to for all things surf and skate on Nantucket. Not only do they have an awesome selection of boards, hats, and wetsuits, but you can also

Strolling down the greenery lined walkway to the front porch of Haberdashery feels like walking up to a grand home. However here, an impressive array of high quality apparel for men and women will gre

This shop is home to just one thing- finely woven leather and straw bags, by South Korean artist Dok Kim. His purses and clutches are perfect for Nantucket summer nights, and most styles are available

Gifts & Toys

The sister store to Mitchell's Book Corner on Main Street, Nantucket Bookworks has been serving the island’s readers since 1972. Not only do they offer a full selection of books for children and adu

Four Winds is full to the brim with gifts! Step inside and you'll find yourself surrounded by a host of options for your loved ones and your home. From sweatshirts and hats to Nantucket Lightship Bask

An offshoot of the out of town pet supply store Geronimo’s, Cold Noses has been serving furry friends on Straight Wharf for over 25 years. Stop by to pick up a signature Nantucket themed collar or l

This children’s paradise offers beautiful clothing for newborns, young teenagers, and everyone in between- along with toys to keep the kids entertained while you shop! Dressing the children of Nantu

Mitchell's Book Corner has been the face of 54 Main Street for over 54 years! Their iconic quarter board sign featuring the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan beckons readers inside, where they will find

This adorable shop welcomed its first customers on Daffodil Weekend 2018. In store you can browse handmade jewelry, stationary, home goods, and even small batch foods! Gift & Box also offers a lin

Your one-stop-shop for all your ocean related needs, Force 5 Watersports is a favorite of kids and adults alike. You’ll find bathing suits, surfboards, wetsuits, and flip flops nestled in with causa

Step through the Sunken Ship’s doors to find just about everything imaginable. Since 1975, the shop has been bringing toys, clothing, and souvenirs to Nantucket locals and visitors alike. “If you

With its classic swivel chairs and high countertop, the Nantucket Pharmacy reminds visitors of days gone by. Hop up to the counter and order a grilled cheese or a frappe, then head to the back of the

Home & Décor

Atlantic showcases an impressive collection of vintage furniture and modern home goods, along with beautiful clothing and jewelry pieces. Admire classic table settings, then wander over to the back sh

Originally from Key West, William Welch opened his first Nantucket gallery in 1986. He has exhibited in solo shows in Arles, France and has also shown work at the Galerie Blanche in Giverny. If you vi

With fresh exhibits each month, the Gallery at Four India Street has crafted a constantly evolving collection of works. So stop in and marvel at “contemporary realism, abstract and traditional paint

Originating in Greenwich Connecticut, the Samuel Owen Gallery opened its sister store on Nantucket in 2015. Enjoy contemporary artworks from emerging and mid-career artists, and drink in the history o

This antique shop has called Nantucket its home for over 45 years! Presently specializing in English furniture, Chinese export porcelain, and landscape paintings, Lynda Willauer is a veritable paradis

  True to its name, Coe & Co is a collaboration between prominent Nantucket photographer Nathan Coe and selected artists. With a working studio upstairs and a gallery downstairs, the c

Full of uncommon furniture, artwork, and sculptures, John Rugge Antiques offers an eclectic collection of antique home goods. Moreover, Francis Farrell has taken the helm from the late John Rugge, and

The Hostetler Gallery dates back to 1982; during this time it was exclusively home to David Hostetler’s artwork. The space now showcases a variety of artists, including printmaker Art Werger and pai

Graficas offers a wealth of visual stimuli. Marvel at everything from the pastel landscapes of Donna Levinstone to the complex sculpture of Angela Cunningham. In short, the gallery “exposes a unique

Jewelry & Beauty

Melissa David is a high end salon and spa in downtown Nantucket specializing in cutting edge color techniques such as balyage and hairpainting as well as modern lived-in straight razor and shear cuts.

At this waterfront gallery, you can browse custom engraved Nantucket quarterboard bracelets, Nantucket sign necklaces, cufflinks, and more. In the words of Susan herself, “we cannot compete with Mot

Darya Salon recently moved from Centre Street to their new, larger location on South Beach Street. Visit them year-round for a color, cut, or massage! Their bridal services are also incredibly popular

Calista West is bringing fine jewelry into the digital age. Here, clients are free from jewelry stores. Instead, they can meet with Calista, “at the beach, champagne in hand, to discuss their w

Victoria herself travels to India, New York, and Mexico to source unique gems for her striking jewelry. Showcasing everything from sterling silver earrings to 14K gold necklaces, you’ll find it diff

Owned by two sisters, Jewel in the Sea brings fresh accessory options to 6 Straight Wharf. And they make all of their pieces in house! Whatever you select, it will be a “one of a kind, handmade, pie

The Trinity Collection is the place to go for exclusive pieces from Rolex, Omega, Cartier, and more. Stop in and marvel at their impressive collection of vintage 1920’s and 1960’s watches. Th

Not all fine jewelers are truly equal. Beyond classic gold earrings and necklaces, at Pageo you’ll also find beautiful leather Misani bracelets adorned with delicate beads and an extensive selection

Lodging & Travel

The Steamship Authority provides transportation services between Cape Cod, Nantucket, and Martha’s Vineyard. Travel on their high-speed passenger ferry Iyanough from Hyannis to Nantucket, and enjoy

The Roberts Collection offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of the downtown Nantucket. Rest and recharge, then venture out to experience galleries and eateries right outside your door. Wit

The Mariner House was home to whaling Captain William Jernegan, who made his first voyage at the age of thirteen. Today you can choose from six apartments, each uniquely decorated and priced at weekly

21 Broad is a traveler’s oasis in the heart of downtown Nantucket. Relax in their beautiful common spaces, including a large dining room, designer guest lounge, and wraparound porch.  Or enjoy

Each room in the Chestnut house is unique and adorned with handmade arts and crafts. Choose from a number of suites or stay in the cottage. The Chestnut House even features a library for guest use! In

Conveniently located and offering a complimentary continental breakfast, you’ll be sure to feel right at home at the Languedoc Inn. Choose from a selection of private and semi-private accommodations

If you’re looking for a fresh place to rest your head, check out Hotel Pippa! The hotel began welcoming guests on Nantucket in the summer of 2018. There are six room types to choose from, each “an

Greydon House invites a select number of guests to make Broad Street their home. Choose from 16 rooms and suites impeccably designed by Roman and Williams, who also designed The Ace and Standard Hotel

Dating back to the late 1700’s, this historic guest house offers all the comforts of modern living. Choose from four rooms, each compete with a private bath, and enjoy the sunshine in the White Hous

Restaurant

Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner with a crowd-pleasing menu, new outdoor patio and homemade ice cream counter.

Incredible thin crust pizza and Italian food with a cozy ambiance.

Don't feel like cooking? Call the Thai House for an easy take-out meal to enjoy at home. Their extensive menu has something for everyone from chicken tenders to sushi, curry dishes to Danno's favorite

This family-friendly restaurant is a popular spot for breakfast, lunch and dinner and their large dining room is filled year-round. Located within Nantucket Memorial Airport, the restaurant is the hom

The Meat and Fish Market opened in 2017 and just spent their first winter open. This is a popular spot for coffee... specifically, Starbucks Coffee. This is the only spot on island where you can find

Patio Dining *RESERVATIONS SUGGESTED* NOW OPEN Lunch Served Wednesday - Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Read Danno's blog for more photos and information on their new clubhouse restaurant!

Millie's Restaurant is a Nantucket staple and should be at the top of your to-do list while on island. This popular dining spot is named after “Madaket Millie” Jewett, an island legend who spent h

Cisco Brewers is home to resident food trucks Big Hug Dumplings, Lobster Trap Truck, Millies and 167 Raw. We are not sure what the schedule will be for 2020, so check out their website for more inform

Services

The Steamship Authority provides transportation services between Cape Cod, Nantucket, and Martha’s Vineyard. Travel on their high-speed passenger ferry Iyanough from Hyannis to Nantucket, and enjoy

This is your go-to place for administrative duties on Nantucket. Here you can visit the Massachusetts Department of Motor Vehicles, the Town Clerk, and other local government officials. This is also w

This novel public body performs a pivotal role in the conservation of Nantucket’s open space. Created in 1983, the Land Bank aims to, “acquire, hold, and manage important open spaces for the use a

Inside the iconic red brick at the top of Main Street lies the Pacific National Bank. This Bank of America branch can address all your banking needs, and there is an ATM inside. Alternatively, you can

The island’s Department of Culture & Tourism brings you Nantucket Visitor’s Services and Information Bureau. So if you find yourself overwhelmed by everything Nantucket has to offer, stop by t

The US postal service provides mailing services to and from the island. Have your mail delivered here to a post office box. Or choose from a selection of cards, boxes, and stamps and send your package

A division of Blue Hills Bank, Nantucket Bank has been servicing the island for nearly 200 years. In addition to their Orange Street location, you can also visit Nantucket bank out-of-town on Pleasant

With over 700 members, Nantucket’s Chamber of Commerce unites island businesses and provides valuable information to visitors. Learn more about where to stay, dine, and play on their website. Or you

Navigating Nantucket’s busy grocery stores can be a headache, especially on a rainy day. This grocery delivery service does the hard work for you, delivering to your doorstep anywhere on the island.

Things to Do

Offering private charters for up to six people as well as per person rates, the Herbert T is perfect for families and seasoned anglers alike. Providing both comfort and maneuverability, the Herbert T

This family run eco tour company has been acquainting Nantucket visitors with the island and its wildlife since 1999. Enjoy a full day on the water on a whale watch or spend just a few hours as you se

The Whaling Museum is a fascinating showcase of Nantucket’s rich maritime history. It is housed in the 1847 Hadwen & Barney Oil and Candle Factory and boasts eleven exhibit spaces. Additionally,

Beyond the steps of the grand white building on the corner of India Street lies Nantucket’s library. Along with popular books for children and adults, the Atheneum boasts special collections pertain

Up to 21 passengers can enjoy the spacious cabin and deck of the 40-foot Monomoy for a fishing adventure. Captain Josh (a 5th generation Nantucket native) will be your guide as you search for bluefish

For a truly memorable island experience, hop aboard the Endeavor for an hour and a half sail. Captain Jim has been exploring Nantucket Sound with passengers for over 35 years. Perhaps the only thing h

The Dreamland is Nantucket’s cultural hub for year round film, theatre, and educational programming. While the original Dreamland theatre dates back to 1911, in 2007 the Dreamland Foundation decided

To Eat & Drink

This artisan cafe just opened on Centre Street, taking over the former home of Petticoat Row Bakery! While their focus is artisanal bread, they also have an impressive array of breakfast and lunch off

With its classic swivel chairs and high countertop, the Nantucket Pharmacy reminds visitors of days gone by. Hop up to the counter and order a grilled cheese or a frappe, then head to the back of the

With its iconic double doors and location at the heart of Main Street, the Hub is an island staple. While the benches outside are “the perfect place to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee and read the dai

Open until 11pm Monday-Saturday, Murray’s is your in-town destination for beer, wine, and spirits. Pick up your favorite national brands or try something local from Cisco Brewery or Nantucket Vineya

Current Vintage is a truly eclectic mix of clothing, accessories, home goods, and (you heard that right)- wine and cheese! Thus it's no surprise that the shop has been an island staple for 11 seasons.

Whether you’re on your way to work or on your way to the beach, Walters has something for every time of day. Stop by in the morning for a coffee and breakfast sandwich, enjoy a Reuben and pasta sala

The former owners of American Seasons launched this eatery in 2013. Presently, Proprietors offers dinner and Sunday brunch complemented by an array of cocktails, wines, and beers. The restaurant embra

The Pearl has been serving up Asian inspired coastal cuisine on Nantucket for years. Moreover, it is pioneered by Seth and Angela Raynor of the popular Boarding House. So stop in to enjoy their award-

The Nautilus opened its doors on Nantucket in May 2014 and has been incredibly popular ever since. This “New England restaurant with a coastal/seafood base” also brings Asian, Spanish, and Latin A

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