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Nantucket Recreation
Plan your activities before your Nantucket Vacation. Biking, beaches, arts, Nantucket museums and history, find them all here. View our Recreation Map.

Beaches
Nantucket is home to some of the most pristine beaches in the world. Whether you prefer the gentle waters of Nantucket Sound or the wilder ocean waves, Nantucket Island has a beach you will love.
Lighthouses
They've basked in the luxury of beachside summers and they've bristled against the most ruthless island winters. Nantucket has three lighthouses, each with its own distinctive look, personality and history.
Biking
With miles of bike paths to all parts of the Nantucket Island, a bike is the ideal way to get around. You can rent bikes or bring your own, and there's even a guide offering Nantucket Bike Tours.
Boating, Fishing & Water Sports
You've come to an island, of course you want to have fun on and in the water on Nantucket! Here are suggestions for boating, fishing, seal cruises, whale watching, sailing, yachts, and more! Check out our Fishing Information to learn where to get your fishing license and more.
Museums & Sites
More than half a dozen Nantucket museums are open to visitors during the season, featuring exhibits on Nantucket whaling, island art, Nantucket shipwrecks, Nantucket Lightship Baskets, and more.
Family & Kids Fun
Activities, classes, nature walks, camps, sports, theater and other fun stuff is offered just for kids on Nantucket Island. And check our calendar for events specially suited to children and families.
Fitness, Sports, & Spas
Nantucket offers a variety of fitness clubs, personal trainers, and spas to stay fit, look good, and feel great.
Island Tours
See Nantucket by bus, bike, water, or on foot with an islander to guide you.
Festivals
Daffodil Festival, Nantucket Wine Festival, Film Festival, and festivals celebrating maritime life, cranberries, and the arts...Nantucket is home to a variety of festivals throughout the year.
Night Life
When the sun goes down on Nantucket, there's still plenty to do. Live bands from Rock to Jazz, karaoke, poker, trivia, and so much more. Here are a few of Nantucket's hottest nightspots.
Theater, Film, Music, Lectures
Island movie theaters, Nantucket music groups, and Nantucket theater groups offer a wide range of entertainment year-round for audiences of all ages.
Celebrations
All the services you need to make your event on Nantucket Island a success, including Event Planners, Party Rentals, and more!

Antique's Depot Writing Competition

The Antiques Depot is hosting its fourth annual writing competition, encouraging young people and teens to explore the world of rare and special antique objects, and learn about our culture and history, while encouraging their creative imagination. The competition involves writing a fictional piece ... Read More...

Cisco Tuesday Series Brings National Acts

~ by Abigail Terres ~ A well-known, popular outdoor venue on Nantucket, Cisco Brewers has plenty to offer for all ages to enjoy. From tastings to tours, live music to corn hole games, the brewery has a variety of laid back, summertime indulgences. New for summer 2015, Cisco Brewers is offering a ... Read More...

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