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 >

Okay, we get it, sometimes traveling with your dog can be a hassle. From where to eat out or where to stay, it can be a lot of work planning a vacation with your furry friend!  Luckily, Nantucket Island is super dog-friendly and makes it incredibly easy for Fido to join you on your favorite beach vacations! For a Read More >

Spring Forward with a Trip to Pet Friendly Nantucket Guest Blogger, Alexandra Barlowe Nantucket in the spring is a dog’s paradise. As the island begins to wake back up from its winter slumber, with tiny daffodils budding and shops and restaurants starting to open back up for the season, the island offers an oasis of wide-open beach Read More >

During the winter of 2017, we worked with Nantucket Looms to complete the final steps steps in the three year long renovation of the Brass Lantern. We renovated the last few ‘yet to be renovated’ guest rooms and also enhanced our Sitting Room and Kitchen. As you can see in the photos below, our Sitting Room now provides 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 >