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With Kids on Nantucket “I
to to to to to to the sense that Nantucket Nantucket is is is is caught somewhere between its its history history as as a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a prosperous whaling port and and and our modern world Nantucket Nantucket is is is is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a great spot for kids kids due in in in in in part to to to to its its unique role in in in in in American history history The adventure begins on on on on the the the the the the the ferry ride from Cape Cod where kids kids can can hang out on on on on the the the the the the the upper deck gazing towards the the the the the the the the the horizon in in in in in in excitement as they search for the the the the the the the the the rst glimpse of of of the the the the the the the the the island Upon arrival the the the the the the the the the cob- blestone streets and and and quaint downtown are reminiscent of of of the the the the the the the the the the whaling days with all the the the the the the the the the the perks of of of modern retail From the the the the the Children’s Beach playground to to to to the the the the the Shipwreck and and Lifesaving Museum there is is something on Nantucket for every member of your family to to enjoy!
sland time” is is said to to to move slower than life on on on on on on the mainland This seems especially true on on on on on on Nantucket Cobblestone streets vast miles of of conservation land land and and and and a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a complete lack of of chain-stores contribute
CLIMB THE TOWER
First Congregational Church
508-228-0950 • 62 Centre Street
The First Congregational Church
sits high on on on on Beacon Hill above Centre Street
overlooking the the the town of Nantucket and the the the the harbor From the the the the church tower tower on on on a a a a a a a a a a clear day you can see for miles! A small donation is required to to to climb the the the tower tower TAKE A A A A A WALKING TOUR WITH RAVEN’S WALK WALK www ravens-walk com • 508-257-4586
Raven’s Walk offers exciting spooky and informative walking tours of of Nantucket Nantucket For children children there is a a a a a a a a Children’s Ghost Hunt in in in in Nantucket Nantucket Town where children children join Robin and and her her her Raven Edgar and and stop by houses with stories to to to to tell Kids learn how to to to to become ghost hunters! Another fun walk is is the the Lighthouse Lighthouse Walk: Tales of Pirates Shipwrecks and Ghost Ships Visitors walk walk to to to Brant Point Lighthouse Lighthouse During the the walk walk tales are told of infamous pirates who sailed past Nantucket’s shores shipwrecks and and the the mysterious ghost ships of New England Another fun adventure for children takes place on the the the ship ship Endeavor where “Pirate Robin” regales about the the the the the legends of the the the the most infamous pirates During the the the the voyage kids will learn all about pirate pirate pirate life and and in in in the the the process become Pirate Hunters The adventure ends with a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a pirate pirate map and and a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a search for treasure Finally if it’s haunted history you’re wondering about the the Raven’s Night Walk is is a a a a a a a a a must!
Check the the website for dates times and prices TAKE A A A BIKE TOUR OF THE ISLAND
Nantucket Bike Tours 508-367-1976 • 31 Washington Street
Nantucket Bike Tours caters to to to families and will customize just the the the right route depending on the the the age of the the the riders All tours use comfortable bikes and and are are led by an an an enthusiastic tour tour guide who shares local legends histories and and and facts Tours vary in in in distance and and and dif culty level so call for details Bikes and and helmets are included in in in the tour price VISIT THE SHIPWRECK AND
LIFESAVING MUSEUM
508-228-1885 • 158 Polpis Road The The waters surrounding Nantucket were notoriously
known as “The Graveyard of the the Atlantic ” with over 700 shipwrecks on record Many islanders risked their lives in heroic attempts to to save others The museum celebrates these brave souls and tells the the the stories of of shipwrecks on Nantucket’s shores The museum is located a a a a a a few miles out of of town town so so take the the public shuttle bus (the WAVE) from downtown for $2 per per person EXPLORE THE ISLAND’S BIKE PATHS
Island Bike Company 508-228-4070 • 25 Old South Road The small island has an an an extensive network of bike trails
that make it easy and and inexpensive to explore every corner of of Nantucket You can bring your bike bike on on the the ferry for or or or or rent a a a a a a a a bike on the island Page 68 • Kids on the Cape August 4 - September 7 7 2017















































































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