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TOUR THE ISLAND
BY PUBLIC SHUTTLE BUS
For $2 you can ride the the the Wave to to Madeket or or ‘Skonset to to experience the the the the the outer regions of the the the the the island The shuttles stop stop in in over 300 stops at least once an an an hour making the the the the Wave Wave the the the the most ef cient way way to to to to see Nantucket on on on on a a a a a a a a a a a a a a budget The Wave Wave is is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a great great way way to to to get get to to to the the the attractions on on on the the the outskirts of the the the island as as well as as Nantucket’s great great beaches RENT A A JEEP TO EXPLORE MILES OF DESERTED BEACH
Affordable Rentals
508-228-3501 • 6 South Beach Street
There are are several areas on on Nantucket with vast stretches of shoreline accessible only by 4 wheel drive Luckily visitors can rent jeeps which come with with the the the the required beach beach permits Spend the the the the day at the the the the beach beach without the the the the crowds!
SHOP DOWNTOWN
As soon as you you get off the the ferry you you are just steps away from some of of the the the the Nantucket’s best shopping While strolling the the the historic cobblestone streets be be sure to to to check out out these great island boutiques:
• • The The Haul Over 7 Salem Street
• • • Jewel In The The Sea 6 Straight Wharf
• • • Peachtrees of Nantucket 19 Main Sreet • • • R Simantov Fine Jewelry 2 South South Beach Street
• • • Pete’s Fresh Fish Prints 17 Old South South Wharf
• • • Kidding Around corner of Easy Street
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and Broad Street
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• • • Nalu 14 Cambridge Street
• • Susan Lister Locke 28 Easy Street
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EAT OUT
• • Easy Street
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Cantina 2 2 2 2 2 Broad Street
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- - - - - 508-228-5418
• • • Sayles Seafood 99 99 Washington Street
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Ext - - - - - - - 508-228-4599 • • • Provisions 3 3 Harbor Square - - 508 508 228 3258
• • Brant Point Grill At the White Elephant Hotel - - 508 325 1320
• • Fusaro’s 17 Old South Road - 508 508 228 4100
• • • The Soda Fountain at Nantucket Pharmacy 45 Main Street
• • Faregrounds & Pudley’s Pub 27 Fairgrounds - 508 228 4095
INDULGE YOUR SWEET TOOTH
Check out the the sweetest places on on the the island:
• • Sweet Inspirations - - - - Zero India Street
- - - - 508 508 228 228 5814
• • • Aunt Leah’s Fudge - - - - - - 16 Straight Wharf
#3 - - - - - - 508 508 508 228 228 228 1017 • • • Petticooat Row Bakery - - - - - 35 Center Street
- - - - - 508 508 228 228 3700 • • Nantucket Nantucket Cake Company & Nantucket Nantucket Bound Cookies - - - 83 Hummock Pond Rd 508 228 4193
JOIN A A A A A NARRATED TOUR OF THE ISLAND
BY VAN OR MINIBUS
Ara’s Island Island Tours Tours (Van) 508-228-1951
Nantucket Island Island Tours Tours (Mini-bus) 508-228-0334
In just over over an an an an hour visitors see highlights of the the island Sites include the the Old Mill ‘Sconset Village with its rose covered cottages Low Beach Sankaty Head Lighthouse Cranberry bogs Nantucket moors and and many other sites School-aged kids will nd nd nd the the tours enjoyable and and educational!
PLAY AT THE CHILDREN’S BEACH
Harborview Way
Located right in town Children’s Beach is is actually great for children! There is is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a playground here here plus a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a small restaurant and ice cream shop It’s really a a a a a a a a a a a a a a perfect place to hang out while waiting for your ferry departure EXPLORE THE DOCKS
Wander to to the the end of Straight Wharf
and and and you’ll nd nd nd nd nd that pedestrians are are allowed to to walk along the the the the docks and and and observe the the the the the the many beautiful boats from around the the the the the the world which are are are docked there Be extra careful with the the the the the the little ones as the the the the the the docks are are open to to the the the the the the water but older kids will love checking out the the the scene Be sure not to to disturb the the the inhabitants!
PLAY AT THE CHILDREN’S BEACH
Harborview Way
Located right in town Children’s Beach is is actually great for children! There is is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a playground here here plus a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a small restaurant and ice cream shop It’s really a a a a a a a a a a a a a a perfect place to hang out while waiting for your ferry departure VISIT BRANT POINT LIGHTHOUSE
2 Easton Street
Brant Point Lighthouse sits at the entrance of Nantucket Harbor and and and is is is is is only a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a short walk from town In many ways it it it is is is is is is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a symbol of of this this small small island and and and because of of this this it it it makes a a a a a a a a a a a a a wonderful photo opportunity The lighthouse is is is is is very small small and and rests on on a a a a a a sandy beach with gentle waves perfect for swimming VISIT THE MARIA MITCHELL AQUARIUM
508-228-5387 • 28 28 Washington Street
This tiny aquarium is is is located near downtown Touch tanks are lled with local sea creatures and staff Naturalists inter- pret their role in in in the the wild kingdom along Nantucket’s shores (all creatures are released after Labor Day) 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 whaling industry and and its its impact on on the the small island Visitors should see the the documentary Nantucket created
by acclaimed lmmaker Ric Burns The lm lm pinpoints the the role that historical Nantucket played on the the the world stage and and shows how how the the island has long been a a a a a a a a a home to innovative
thinkers and fearless risk takers The lm runs daily at the Whaling Museum August 4 - September 7 7 2017
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