Nantucket is a little island 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, 45 square miles in area and most of our supplies, whether bricks for building for food for the table, comes over on the Steamship Authority ferries and barges. In recent years however, Nantucket has experienced a resurgence of farming and locally grown Read More >

Fourth of July on Nantucket is reminiscent of our childhood memories – and you can re-live those happy times with a Nantucket Fourth of July celebration! This day’s worth of events begin at 9 am with a reading of the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House on Orange Street. Read More >

Nantucket has a rich cultural fabric particularly with live theatre. The love of performance begins young and is cultivated with programs offered for young people; The Theatre Workshop has had numerous plays with large child casts including Peter Pan, Annie, the Wizard of Oz, Oliver! and the Christmas Carol.  This year’s performance from November 21 – December 14 Read More >

Scalloping on Nantucket is a beautiful thing! October 1 on Nantucket Island marks the beginning of family scalloping season.  It is a perfect time on Nantucket, after the hustle bustle of the summer season and the winding down in September, with lots of mild days and clear blue skies left to enjoy. In preparation for Read More >

The Nantucket Wine Festival concluded yesterday, May 18, with the last Grand Tasting in the tent at the White Elephant Hotel, overlooking Nantucket Harbor. Over 150 winemakers convened on Nantucket for five days of dinners, tastings, seminars and wine talk. Over 50 restaurants from Nantucket, Boston, New York and points west joined them. The Wine Festival Read More >

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 >

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 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 >