Nantucket Island is absolutely enchanting during the holiday season! Nantucket Noel is a month long holiday celebration starting with the Cold Turkey Plunge, peaking with the Annual Christmas Stroll weekend, several weeks of great Christmas shopping and culminating with Nantucket New Year’s! The Annual Cold Turkey Plunge will take place on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, Read More >

Nantucket’s Daffodil Festival – April 29-May 1, 2016 All About Daffodil Festival Nantucket’s Daffodil Festival began in 1974 when Jean McAusland, (former summer resident and publisher of Gourmet Magazine) persuaded the Nantucket Garden Club to invite the American Daffodil Society to sponsor a daffodil show on island. Since that time, over three million daffodil bulls have been planted on Island! Read More >

Start a new tradition – come to Nantucket for Thanksgiving! Arrive on Wednesday evening or early on Thursday to fully enjoy the Thanksgiving events on Nantucket. First up on Thanksgiving morning, the Cold Turkey Plunge – a fundraiser for the Weezie Children’s Library at the Nantucket Atheneum.  Watch – or join – the hundreds of ‘plungers’ 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 >

Queequeg and Town, two bustling Nantucket restaurants, are back to back neighbors along South Water Street, just a block from the Brass Lantern. Because of their location, they share the Tree Bar, an outdoor patio bar that spans the two outdoor patios – a great place to stop by for a late afternoon or evening 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, 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 >

So, you have gotten your dog to “sit”, “stay”, “down” and “leave it” – now you can add “tunnel”, “A-frame”, “ramp”, “weave poles”, and “jump” as you run along side pointing and turning! Dog Agility is more than a fast-growing trend – it is an opportunity for you to work as a team with your Read More >

Dodger at Tupancy Links,sailboats in the distance The Island of Nantucket is nirvana for dogs.  Almost one half of the land on Nantucket is under conservation and there are hundreds of acres that are available for off leash dog walking – Sanford Farms, Tupancy Links, the Gardiner Property, Lost Farm.  NantucketDogWalk has great information on the abundant Read More >