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    Nantucket,

    Massachusetts

    Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce / Jamie Holmes

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    Visit Nantucket — Eat! Play! Stay!

    Crescent-moon shaped Nantucket comprises 50 square miles including its main Town and several neighborhoods, such as the eastern shore’s renowned and popular Siasconset. Nantucket has no traffic lights and is rural in character. Nearly 50% of Nantucket is conservation land making it appealing for birders, hikers and walkers. There are more than two dozen gorgeous beaches, some facing the Atlantic and popular with surfers. The Town’s 800+ pre-Civil War structures are responsible for the entire island is a National Historic Landmark.

    The island’s population is 14,255 residents (August 2021 estimate) however, during summer (particularly July and August), the population swells to 50-60,000. Nantucket’s mid-Atlantic climate is warmer in winter and cooler in summer than the mainland. It is Massachusetts’ outpost in the Atlantic and that “apart-ness” endows the island with a unique mystique and charm which have enchanted visitors for generations.

    Boating, beachcombing, fishing, kayaking/SUP, golf, hiking, cycling, shopping, off-road adventures, visiting the island’s brewery, vineyard and distillery, bird-watching, visiting museums and historic sites, shopping, art classes, theater, antiques shopping, photography, seagoing excursions, harbor and whale watching tours, culinary tours and dining, surfing, surfcasting, lighthouse excursions, cultural talks and walking tours, plein air painting, yoga are all popular pastimes.

    Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce is the official visitor and travel trade portal for the island of Nantucket. Chamber staff is here to serve any request, provide travel information, outreaching to the media and travel trade domestically and internationally.

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