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Nantucket Island overview

Nantucket Island is a friendly place, distinct for its beaches and known for its ferry and shops. You can take advantage of sightseeing and tours, along with ample cafe and dining options. Take in some of the area's local culture at Whaling Museum and Peter Foulger Museum. A stop at places like Jetties Beach and Jethro Coffin House will create some memories. Whatever you're into, Nantucket Island has something for you.

Where to stay in Nantucket Island

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Nantucket Island has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Nantucket Island with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Nantucket Island hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Nantucket Island hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Nantucket Island

Fly in to Nantucket, MA (ACK-Nantucket Memorial), 4 mi (6.4 km) from central Nantucket Island. Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal) is the next closest major airport, 26.7 mi (42.9 km) away.

What to see around Nantucket Island

A top highlight is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Whaling Museum
  • • Peter Foulger Museum
  • • Hadwen House
  • • Historic Mitchell House
  • • Maria Mitchell Aquarium
It's notable for its beaches and favourite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Jetties Beach
  • • Children's Beach
  • • Surfside Beach
  • • Cisco Beach
  • • Nobadeer Beach
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • Jethro Coffin House
  • • First Congregational Church
  • • Brant Point Light
  • • Lily Pond Park
  • • White Heron Theatre

When to visit Nantucket Island

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 8°C day, -4°C night
  • April-June: 22°C day, 1°C night
  • July-September: 25°C day, 11°C night
  • October-December: 19°C day, -3°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 272 cm
  • April-June: 271 cm
  • July-September: 280 cm
  • October-December: 310 cm
  • Dining
  • Beaches
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing