Nantucket Attractions

Beside lighthouses, there are more sights and attractions in Nantucket than you might think. This place is a major traveling destination for people worldwide. So while vacationing at your Nantucket bed and breakfast, check out a few of the places below.

Easton Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone: (508) 228-2500
http://www.lighthouse.cc/brant/index.html

While staying at a Nantucket inn, take time to visit the second oldest lighthouse in the country. You can't go inside Brant Point, but you can walk around the grounds outside it. Pictures of this lighthouse has been seen by millions all around the world. So, bring your camera and plenty of film when you come.

Nantucket Arts Festival

5 Amelia Drive, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone: (508) 325-8588
http://www.nantucketartscouncil.org

If you are looking for free events while relaxing at your Nantucket B&B, then look no further! The Nantucket Arts Festival is where local artists showcase their talent. Paintings they start in the morning are sold in the evening during an event called The Wet Paint Auction. There are also exhibits by local galleries, book readings, plays, and music concerts.

Nantucket Noel

Main Street Stage, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone: (508) 228-1700
http://www.nantucketchamber.org

Plan a stay at a Nantucket bed and breakfast in December so you can see the city light up for the Nantucket Noel. The island takes on a festive mood with Main Street and Nantucket Town shops turning their stores into scenic beauties. This is a great way to mingle with visitors and residents, and to get into the Christmas spirit before Nantucket closes for the winter.

Jetties Beach

4 Bathing Beach Road, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone: (508) 228-5358

You can't leave Nantucket without going to one of their beautiful beaches. Jetties Beach is the perfect place to take someone special for a romantic walk. Spend the whole day enjoying the water, the sand, the boats, and the sun. Restrooms, picnic areas with tables, and food stands are all there for your convenience. Public parking is available as well. But if you don't have a car, ride the Nantucket Regional Transit Authority (NRTA) shuttle bus which will take you directly to the beach.

Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket, MA 02554Phone: (508) 228-1885http://www.nantucketlifesavingmuseum.com

With over 5,000 objects like surfboats, beach carts, Fresnel lenses, photographs, it is no wonder that this museum is a favorite for visitors and tourists. Exhibitions here focuses on Nantucket lifesaving, rescues of famous shipwrecks around the island, life-saving equipment, what happens at life-saving stations, and life in the United States Coast Guard. This is a definite must-see for anyone who is a water enthusiasts.