Explore Nantucket

Nantucket provides many options for visitors and residents downtown, including museums, galleries, live theatre, fine dining restaurants, historic sites, beaches, lighthouses, a local brewery, sailing, biking, surfing, fishing, golfing, tennis and much more. The Island of Nantucket is a National Historic Landmark with more than 800 pre-Civil War houses.  Nantucket was the Whaling Capital of the world with over 100 whaling ships in the early 1800’s. Today, it is a popular summer destination for visitors both new and returning.

View some of our favorite activities or check out exciting local events on your next visit to Nantucket and Periwinkle Inn.