Island Information

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A tiny island of pristine beauty--only 14 miles long and 3.5 miles wide--Nantucket is a blissful haven 26 miles at sea...with something to offer everyone. Experience the singular ambiance of downtown by enjoying a sumptuous meal at one of the numerous gourmet dining establishments, stroll through the art galleries along the wharf or pick up an eclectic treasure at one of the many in-Town boutiques and shops.

Looking to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of the mainland? Consider it done....you’re on island time now! Set off on one of the island's numerous bike paths and head toward the beach, the village of 'Sconset, or somewhere in between. With over 80 miles of stunning beaches, it shouldn't be difficult to discover your own private stretch of sand along Nantucket Sound or the Atlantic Ocean. If you need some tips, check out our
Activities section which contains in-depth schedules and suggestions on diverse ways to spend your island vacation. 

Staying in one of our exquisitely-restored historic innsbed and breakfasts or upscale hotels will remain a most memorable aspect of your island interlude.  If you prefer, there are numerous home rentals to choose from, and any of Nantucket's knowledgeable real estate agents will happily assist you in finding the right property to suit your needs.