There are many challenges in transforming a Greek revival style home built in 1847 into a welcoming bed and breakfast inn for today’s guests. Fortunately, the Brass Lantern has been welcoming guests for almost a hundred years, since the 1920’s when it was the Parker House.  Over the years, bathrooms were fitted into the original rooms, the Read More >

Thirty miles out to sea, Nantucket Island may just be the best summer getaway to just, well, get away from it all. Every summer, from late June through August, the island comes alive with the most beautiful blooms and a bustle of beach-seekers who want to experience the island’s stunning coastline and historic town. And, yes, while Read More >

Okay, we get it, sometimes traveling with your dog can be a hassle. From where to eat out or where to stay, it can be a lot of work planning a vacation with your furry friend!  Luckily, Nantucket Island is super dog-friendly and makes it incredibly easy for Fido to join you on your favorite beach vacations! For a Read More >

Spring Forward with a Trip to Pet Friendly Nantucket Guest Blogger, Alexandra Barlowe Nantucket in the spring is a dog’s paradise. As the island begins to wake back up from its winter slumber, with tiny daffodils budding and shops and restaurants starting to open back up for the season, the island offers an oasis of wide-open beach Read More >

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 >

Everyone on Nantucket Island loves to celebrate all seasons and holidays. Halloween is one of the most fun! Bring your favorite canine friend to stay for free at Brass Lantern Inn and when you add the “Howl-A-Ween” package for the weekend of October 27-29, 2018. Your pooch will enjoy the welcome treats, dog bed and 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 >

Breathe in the salt air… Walk the cobblestone streets of this classic, old whaling village… Listen to the sound of the ocean’s waves on the beach… Watch the sea birds nesting near the quiet waters of the harbor. Choose to be active or choose just to be… It’s time for a summer getaway to Nantucket Read More >