Planes, Trains and Automobiles… except it’s more like automobiles, planes or ferries, but your adventure to the island could even include a train! A part of planning a visit to the island does include your travel, so we are breaking it down for three of the most popular regions. From New York Skip the traffic Read More >

The Brass Lantern is open – and we are so pleased with our many guests who have visited this summer! We will provide updated COVID-19 information here. On July 24, the Massachusetts governor issued a new restriction for out-of-state travelers, from all states except the New England states, New York, New Jersey and Hawaii. Effective Read More >

A guest favorite, our house-made fruit and nut granola. They make great snacks and is delicious sprinkled in a yogurt parfait. Enjoy!

We are preparing to welcome you back to the Brass Lantern! While getting here may be different than in the past, Nantucket is still the beautiful island you know and love. Although Nantucket’s most celebrated events have been cancelled or postponed and the island businesses may need to operate differently…there’s nothing more relaxing than escaping Read More >

Spring is here, a different spring than we expected, for sure.  Daffodil Festival, traditionally the last weekend in April, has always been the Nantucket Island event to welcome the beginning our our Nantucket season. But this year, while the daffodils still abound on Island, Daffy, along with Wine, Book and Film festivals, have been cancelled Read More >

Autumn is the New Summer   Annual Nantucket Cranberry Festival, a popular event among adults and children alike at the Milestone Cranberry Bog. Enjoy music, educational displays and demonstrations on harvesting in the most spectacular autumn scenery. The event is free! Unbelievable sunsets can be enjoyed at its best at Jetties, Galley, or Madaket Beach. Read More >

You have 24 hours on Nantucket, what do you do? In a short time period, there’s a plethora of activities and must dos. There’s a lot to squeeze in one day. Since you’re here for less than 24 hours, we suggest you fly to Nantucket via Cape Air or Jet Blue. Both airlines offer convenient direct flights from Read More >

Footsteps from our door…. The Brass Lantern Inn is located in the Old Historic and Cultural District – and just footsteps from lots of unique experiences. Here are some of our recommendations to make your visit special and live like a local.  And, like a local, you can save on your holiday when you check Read More >

There are many challenges in transforming a Greek revival style home built in 1847 into a welcoming bed and breakfast inn for today’s guests. Fortunately, the Brass Lantern has been welcoming guests for almost a hundred years, since the 1920’s when it was the Parker House.  Over the years, bathrooms were fitted into the original rooms, the Read More >