For the 17th year, Nantucket will be the setting for the Nantucket Wine Festival, which takes place from May 14 – 17, 2014.  Over the years, the Nantucket Wine Festival has become one of the most celebrated and respected wine and food events in the country. All of the main events – the Harbor Gala, Read More >

This week, April 14-17, the Brass Lantern for the thirteenth year hosted the annual Nantucket Bike Trip for the Garden School, a small private school in New York.  This year, the group had grown to 67 cyclists – students from 12 – 18, teachers and parents – and filled the Brass Lantern and our two Read More >

Our new website is now LIVE and we want to give you a ‘sneak’ peek. The new site is a ‘responsive’ website and easily viewable on all devices – so you can read about the Inn, plan your vacation and book your stay whether you are using your smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop.  It has Read More >

Nantucket Island has – again – receive a ‘best of’ accolade! TripAdvisor has named Nantucket as eighth in America’s Top Ten Most Desirable Islands in a Travelers’ Choice Islands poll. The world’s largest travel website utilized the criteria of quality and quantity of the most highly-rated hotels, restaurants and attractions over a twelve-month period to Read More >

People tend to make their reservations for a Nantucket getaway well in advance – especially when their reservations are for one of Nantucket’s most popular festivals, Christmas Stroll, which takes place the first weekend after Thanksgiving. Our location, 30 miles out to sea, and our identity as a destination resort, require a considerable amount of Read More >

Nantucket Island, 30 miles out to sea, has a reputation for lots of things – world class destination resort, enclave for the very rich, not so rich and semi-famous, and, my personal favorite, the Island of misfit toys! Nantucket also has 35 miles of bike trails, wonderful beaches and close to 50% of the land Read More >

Nantucket is its own little world – one of the neat (or, most of the time neat) things about living here. One of the ‘own little world’ aspects is weather… I am not a weather geek – so the following observations are simply based on having lived on Island for thirteen years. Foliage and Unitarian Read More >

“Small but fascinating and creatively designed museum. Great way to get a sense not only of the history of whaling as an industry but of the history of Nantucket and, in fact, of the economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States.” – was recently posted by EarthTraveler58 on TripAdvisor…and we couldn’t agree more! Read More >

The Nantucket Atheneum is a Nantucket treasure. The Atheneum, with its imposing presence on the corner of Federal and India streets, is our public library and offers something for everyone – year round islanders, summer residents and visitors, young and old, English speaking and non-English speaking. And the Weezie Children’s Library, overlooking the lovely in Read More >