In most years, when we are wondering what’s happening on Nantucket we are looking for unique island experiences in addition to vacationing in one of New England’s quintessential small towns surrounded by beaches, lighthouses, whaling homes, and cobblestone streets. This year, we are googling what’s happening on Island… virtually, that is. While some have been Read More >

When you finally arrive on Nantucket, you will know you are in a whole other world. Nantucket has over 800 pre-Civil War homes, cobblestone streets and not a chain store in sight (Where is Starbucks?? Sorry – back in ‘America’…). And this summer, take advantage of the simpler pleasures of the Island. In the ‘before’ Read More >

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 >

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 >

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 >

Two weeks each year the restaurants in Nantucket, MA celebrate the culinary arts with Nantucket Restaurant Week. September 25 through October 1, 2017 will be a super time to visit the island. Enjoy the quieter fall season and celebrate the exceptional food, wine, and hospitality at the island’s restaurants and here at Brass Lantern Inn. 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 >

Come to Nantucket July 24 – July 29, 2017, for the Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival, a week of programs related to ballet and other genres of dance! The Dance Festival is a major fundraiser for the Nantucket Atheneum, one of Nantucket’s premiere cultural and community treasures. The library serves the year-round population of the island of 15,000, as Read More >

Enjoy fabulous food and wine while benefitting Nantucket Island Youth. All the proceeds from this year’s Annual Nantucket Wine & Food Festival will support the Culinary Arts Mentoring Program by underwriting the costs of visiting chefs, field trips for the students, and paid student employment opportunities. This festival will offer advice, education, tastings, and culinary Read More >