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 >

The Brass Lantern is open – and we are so pleased with our many guests who have visited this summer! We will provide updated COVID-19 information here. On July 24, the Massachusetts governor issued a new restriction for out-of-state travelers, from all states except the New England states, New York, New Jersey and Hawaii. Effective 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 >

Dining on the island of Nantucket is always a treat. For a small island, Nantucket offers a wide variety of cuisine to satisfy any palette – and you won’t be disappointed. While eating out this year may look and feel different, the great lengths the various restaurants are taking to reinvent themselves is quite amazing. Read More >

A guest favorite, our house-made fruit and nut granola. They make great snacks and is delicious sprinkled in a yogurt parfait. Enjoy!

We are preparing to welcome you back to the Brass Lantern! While getting here may be different than in the past, Nantucket is still the beautiful island you know and love. Although Nantucket’s most celebrated events have been cancelled or postponed and the island businesses may need to operate differently…there’s nothing more relaxing than escaping Read More >

Along the cobblestone streets, and walking distance from Brass Lantern, you’ll find a unique and curated shopping experience and something for everyone. While most of the days are enjoyed on the beach soaking in the sun or experiencing the culture and history of Nantucket, mostly likely you will not leave Nantucket without bringing home a Read More >

Spring is here, a different spring than we expected, for sure.  Daffodil Festival, traditionally the last weekend in April, has always been the Nantucket Island event to welcome the beginning our our Nantucket season. But this year, while the daffodils still abound on Island, Daffy, along with Wine, Book and Film festivals, have been cancelled Read More >