The island is starting to come back to life – HOORAY! Something we have all been waiting for and now that we can welcome you back as guests at the Brass Lantern Inn, one of the frequently asked question is, what can we do? In addition to the miles of bike paths and sandy beaches, Read More >

Dining on the island of Nantucket is always a treat. For a small island, Nantucket offers a wide variety of cuisine to satisfy any palette – and you won’t be disappointed. While eating out this year may look and feel different, the great lengths the various restaurants are taking to reinvent themselves is quite amazing. Read More >

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 >

Off-season does not mean boring here on Nantucket. There’s still a ton to do for our guests to experience before the season kicks in high-gear. We open our doors for our 21st season, March 1, 2020, and we want to share with you a few Island activities you might enjoy if you have a reservations Read More >

Wellness and self-care is important for this day in age. A Guest shares with us, how she disconnects on Nantucket. Life is wonderful, wild, beautiful, and totally hectic. We’re constantly thrown into work, relationships, busy family lives, and social lives. While it can be a challenge to remain mindful and balanced, sometimes the best thing Read More >

A guest’s perceptive on her recent fall visit: I have always loved fall on Nantucket. I like the softening and the quieting aspect of the Island, with its clear blue skies and familiar breezes. While the crowds have slowed, the Island still bursts with natural beauty and charm. I’ve heard countless times that “September is 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 >

Nantucket Island is a tiny, isolated island off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, but don’t let the small size of this island fool you – Nantucket is packed with culinary experiences all year round.  From fine dining to lobster shacks, Nantucket is known for its diverse food and beverage culinary scene with over 100 restaurants to choose 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 >