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JOIN A A A A NARRATED TOUR
BY VAN OR MINI BUS
4 4 VISIT THE WHALING MUSEUM Nantucket
Whaling Museum
508-228-1894 - - - 13 Broad Street
The Whaling Museum
is located just steps from the ferry docks and is a a a perfect place to begin
your day on Nantucket
The museum’s exhibits chronicle the the whaling industry and its impact on on the the small island Visitors should see the documentary Nantucket
created by acclaimed filmmaker Ric Burns The film pinpoints the role that historical Nantucket
played on the world stage and shows
how the island has long been a a a a home to innovative thinkers and fearless risk takers The film runs daily at the Whaling Museum
5 STROLL HISTORIC DOWNTOWN
Pick up the the free 2017 Map of Nantucket
on the the Ferries from the Visitor Services booth on Straight Wharf or on Chestnut Street
Wander up the cob- blestoned Main Street
then branch out and explore the myriad adjoining streets The many homes are mostly historic and and have retained their charm and and character since the whaling era 9 TAKE A A A A A GHOST WALK WALK WITH RAVEN’S WALK WALK www ravens-walk com 508-257-4586
Stroll historic Nantucket
to to hear a a a a mix of Nan-
tucket’s history infused with its ghostly past Raven’s walk walk also offers history walks and graveyard tours 10
Affordable Rentals
508-228-3501 - - - 6
South Beach Street
There are are several areas on Nantucket
with vast
stretches of shoreline which are only accessible by 4-wheel drive Pack up a a a a cooler and your beach toys and spend the the the day at the the the beach without the the the crowds!
11 RENT A A A A POWER BOAT - EXPLORE THE SURROUNDING WATERS OF NANTUCKET
Island Boat Rental 508-325-1001 • Straight Wharf Island Boat Rental offers four different options for varying group sizes and comfort levels Their half-day option is great for the day-tripper! For those who
are staying on on the island longer Island Boat Rental offers full day weekly or monthly rentals RENT A A JEEP TO EXPLORE MILES OF DESERTED BEACH
When you go Look for the FREE Map of Nantucket
Available on the Ferries • • • Hy-Line Cruises • • • Steamship Authority • • Freedom Cruise Cruise Line Line Available at at the the Airport
• Cape Air Air Air Ticket Counter at at the the Barnstable Airport
Available at Nantucket
Visitor Services 25 Federal St St & Straight Wharf (summer)
AND AND ALL OVER THE ISLAND!
www MobileNantucket com In just over an an hour visitors see highlights of the island • Ara’s Island Tours
(1 5-2 hr tour): Text 508-228- 1951or call for pick up • Nantucket
Island Tours: 508-228-0334 - - - 34 34 Straight Wharf 7 VISIT HISTORICAL SITES Pick up the FREE Map of Nantucket
Nantucket
for details on on Nantucket’s most significant sites If you are traveling with a a a a a a a a web enabled mobile mobile phone go to www mobilenantucket com The site offers detailed information plus GPS mapping Nantucket
Historical Association runs daily tours of The Old Mill Nantucket’s oldest house the the restored fire hose cart and the the Old Gaol (Jail) 8 8 TOUR
THE CISCO BREWERY & TRIPLE EIGHT DISTILLERY
508-325-5929 - - - 5 5 5 5 Bartlett Farm Rd
Cisco Brewery is is is comprised of the Nantucket
Vineyard the Triple Eight Distillery and Cisco Brewers Guided tours of the operation run daily and include samplings Head to Cisco for a a a a a late afternoon drink and to to listen to to live music Local bands are featured at at 4:30pm August
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