The Brass Lantern is open for the 2021 season – we are  pleased that so many guests visited since last year when post-Covid travel was possible, and we are looking forward to welcoming even more guests this year! This year, with the increasing availability of vaccines, travel has become much easier and guests who are Read More >

“Tiny Trips” is what is trending right now. Places to go see and do within a short drive. In our case, it’s a short car and ferry ride, or short flight. Nantucket is a beautiful New England village off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts and this “tiny” Island, we call home, is the center Read More >

Before you even get off the ferry or plane, traveling to Nantucket makes you forget about the real world, and, upon arrival, you breathe in that salty fresh air and begin to relax. Known for its perfectly manicured lawns, white picket fences, and picture perfect backdrops,  there’s no shortage of scenic spots on Nantucket. We Read More >

Spring on Nantucket is the re-awakening of the Island. Winter is behind us, the daffodils, crocuses and grape hyacinths begin to bloom, the winter brown transforms to spring green again, shops begin to reopen and the Brass Lantern will be in full swing after re-opening on February 1. You can only live vicariously through our Read More >

‘Tis the season to begin your holiday shopping and our local shops more than ever, appreciate your support! Each one of the shops on the Island of Nantucket have pivoted to include online shopping experiences, so that you don’t have to miss giving the gift of Nantucket to your friends, family…or yourself! We have compiled Read More >

According to Islanders and frequent Nantucket visitors, fall is the BEST time to visit. The weather is what most New Englanders consider to be “ideal”, the Island is less crowded and it is easy to avoid congested streets, packed beaches, and long waits at restaurants and shops. So let’s talk fall on Nantucket for Islanders… Read More >

Planes, Trains and Automobiles… except it’s more like automobiles, planes or ferries, but your adventure to the island could even include a train! A part of planning a visit to the island does include your travel, so we are breaking it down for three of the most popular regions. From New York Skip the traffic Read More >

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 >