Breathe in the salt air… Walk the cobblestone streets of this classic, old whaling village… Listen to the sound of the ocean’s waves on the beach… Watch the sea birds nesting near the quiet waters of the harbor. Choose to be active or choose just to be… It’s time for a summer getaway to Nantucket Read More >

Enjoy fabulous food and wine while benefitting Nantucket Island Youth. All the proceeds from this year’s Annual Nantucket Wine & Food Festival will support the Culinary Arts Mentoring Program by underwriting the costs of visiting chefs, field trips for the students, and paid student employment opportunities. This festival will offer advice, education, tastings, and culinary Read More >

If you are looking for something new and fun to do on the island and like me, you are a photo lover always looking for a great shot to bring back home (and make your friends super jealous), don’t go any further… We have the perfect activity for you – a photography tour! Treat yourself Read More >

            by Myra Beal, Concierge and Guest Blogger     Nantucket is as family friendly as you can get!  Usually considered the perfect place for a romantic getaway with beautiful beaches and elegant restaurants, but what happens when the kids tag along?  With life-guarded beaches, kids activities, and restaurants that Read More >

by Aurore Alonzo, Innkeeper and Guest Blogger A day trip to Great Point Lighthouse is one of the most amazing outings of the Little Grey Lady! Whether you are a newbie or an “habitué” of the island, the day trip to Great Point Lighthouse will amaze you with beauty and fill you up with extraordinary energy Read More >

The Brass Lantern has opened for our 17th season this year with a “host” of changes – and a Continental flair! Our New Innkeeper Aurore Alonzo joined us in March as our new Innkeeper.  Native of France, Aurore has charmed both our American and European guests with her Gallic charm and warm, welcoming smile.  Aurore set her Read More >

Nantucket’s Daffodil Festival – April 29-May 1, 2016 All About Daffodil Festival Nantucket’s Daffodil Festival began in 1974 when Jean McAusland, (former summer resident and publisher of Gourmet Magazine) persuaded the Nantucket Garden Club to invite the American Daffodil Society to sponsor a daffodil show on island. Since that time, over three million daffodil bulls have been planted on Island! Read More >

Despite its impressive demonstration and teaching kitchens, with gleaming stainless equipment on every wall and the latest in demonstration technology, the Nantucket Culinary Center‘s mission is to teach regular people to cook for themselves and has a variety of courses to do just that. In Partnership with Sustainable Nantucket Starting with very young cooks, Chef Greg Margolis Read More >