Whether you are a sunrise or sunset chaser, Nantucket offers some of the most stunning sunsets with a magnificent ocean backdrop. While a candy-cane colored sky is magical, we also can’t get enough of a fiery red and orange filled sky. Many of us might find it hard to wake up before dawn to catch Read More >

New England weather is what we like to call ‘unpredictable’, so while we wish for only blue skies and sunshine, sometimes we do get a little rain. Here on Nantucket, there are many activities to enjoy rain OR shine….so don’t let a little rain put a damper on your Nantucket getaway. Here are a few Read More >

Great Point Light, officially “Nantucket Light” is one of three lighthouses located on Nantucket Island. Located at the Northernmost point of Nantucket, a visit is a must, if you are looking for a unique Nantucket adventure. To visit Great Point Light, you will need a vehicle with four wheel drive. If you traveled here without Read More >

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 >