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Put Nantucket on on Your Bucket List
Fun Things To Do on on the Island in in June
Nantucket rests a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a mere thirty miles off the the the coast of of of Cape Cod yet it it seems a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a world apart from from the the the rest rest of of of Massachusetts The island’s rich history as as as a a a a a a a a prosperous whaling port is is is never far from mind as as as you stroll the cobblestone streets past historical buildings that once housed whaling captains Visit the island for a a a a a a a a a a day or or or stay
longer if time permits and and explore Nantucket’s signi cance in in in history experiencing the unique ow of island living From the the the the rose covered cottages of the the the the quaint village ‘Sconset to the the the the nation’s oldest operating windmill there is something about Nantucket that will fascinate and inspire every visitor 1 1 1 VISIT THE WHALING MUSEUM Nantucket Whaling Museum
508-228-1894 - - - 13 Broad Street The Whaling Museum
is is located just steps from the ferry docks and is is a a a a a a a perfect place to begin
your day on on Nantucket The museum’s exhibits chronicle the the the whaling industry and and and its its its impact
on on the the the the small island and and and the the the the world itself Visitors should see the the the documentary Nantucket created by acclaimed lmmaker Ric Burns The lm lm pinpoints the the the role that historical Nantucket played on on the the the world stage and and and shows how how the the the island has long been a a a a a a a a a a a a home to innovative thinkers and and and fearless risk takers The lm runs daily at at the Whaling Museum
2 TAKE A A A BIKE TOUR OF THE ISLAND Nantucket Bike Tours
508-367-1976 - - - 31 Washington Street Paved bike trails crisscross the island and and and its relatively level landscape makes for for a a a a a a a a a a a a pleasant ride even for for inexperienced cyclists Nantucket Bike Tours
provides bikes helmets and and experienced experienced guides who give a a a a fabulous overview of the island 76 • June
2018 The Guidebook of Cape Cod 3 ATTEND THE NANTUCKET FILM FESTIVAL JUNE 21 - 26
The Nantucket Film Festival screens indepen- dent studio-produced documentary short lms lms and and and foreign lms lms in every genre Celebrities and and and talented lm lm lm makers often make make a a a a a a a a a a trip to the island for this fun festival festival www nantucket lmfestival org
Restaurant week week is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a celebration of the fantastic culinary scene on on Nantucket Participating restau- rants rants offer three course dinners from $25 to $45 Many of of the restaurants feature locally farmed food 5 STROLL HISTORIC DOWNTOWN Pick up the the free 2018 Map of Nantucket on on on the the the Ferries from the the the Visitor Services booth on on on Straight Wharf or or on on on on Chestnut Street Street Wander up the the the cobblestoned Main Street Street then branch out and and explore the the the the myriad adjoining streets The many homes are mostly historic and and have retained their charm and and character since the whaling era 4 ENJOY SPRING RESTAURANT
WEEK JUNE 5- 11 www nantucketrestaurantweek com 




















































































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