Sailing and other water activities are very popular on the Island of Nantucket. Nantucket has a long and storied sailing history, and sailing is still a big draw for the Island. You can watch or participate in one of several sailing races, rent a sailboat for your own sailing fun, charter a sailboat and . . . → Read More: Nantucket Sailing and Other Water Activities
Founded in 1902, the Maria Mitchell Association is a non-profit organization that preserves the legacy of Nantucket native Maria Mitchell, who was an astronomer, naturalist, librarian, and educator. In an enduring tribute to her legacy, the association owns and operates numerous properties on the Island of Nantucket that are sure to appeal to the . . . → Read More: Maria Mitchell Association
Billed as the “original” Christmas Stroll, the annual Nantucket Christmas Stroll has been delighting visitors to the Island of Nantucket since 1973. On the weekend after Thanksgiving weekend, Nantucket Town is alive with Christmas decorations, carolers in costume, bell ringers, and choirs. The weekend features craft shows, exhibitions, performances, a popular Christmas House tour . . . → Read More: Nantucket Christmas Stroll and Nantucket Noel
The Island of Nantucket annually plays hosts to numerous very popular festivals throughout he year.
Nantucket Arts Festival
The Nantucket Arts Festival is an annual presentation of the Nantucket Arts Council. The festival typically starts in September and lasts for up to 10 days. Included in the festival are artisan talks, exhibits, films, gallery . . . → Read More: Nantucket Festivals – Arts, Comedy, Daffodils, & Wine
Nantucket has over 30 miles of bike paths for your biking pleasure. All of these paths are separate from adjacent roads and allow you to see most of the island. Of course, on-road biking is also available, but you do need to be more careful and vigilant when riding in traffic. The Island of . . . → Read More: Nantucket Bike Paths
For your golfing pleasure there are foru golf courses on the Island of Nantucket. Two are private, although the Sankaty Head Golf Club allows non-members to play the course from October to May. The other two golf courses are open to the public.
Miacomet Golf Course (Public) – 18 hole Par 72 golf course, . . . → Read More: Golf Courses – Nantucket