Nantucket Tourism Attractions

The beautiful, remote, and historic Nantucket Island, located off the southern coast of Cape Cod, is a picture-perfect destination known for its stunning beaches, brilliant lighthouses, historical district, rich culture, vigorous art scene, local shopping, restaurants, and so much more! Spend the day with New England Trips, and explore an incredible variety of Nantucket’s tourism attractions, local hot spots, and spectacular scenery.

Our round-trip Nantucket day tour includes direct Boston hotel pickup, coach service to Cape Cod, ferry service to the island, and over five hours to spend as you wish to experience the many wonders this great New England escape has to offer. Check out a list of some of the top things to do in Nantucket, MA, during your trip with us!

Nantucket Must-See Tourist Attractions

Beaches:

North Shore Beaches:

  • Jetties Beach
  • Children’s Beach
  • Brant Point

South Shore Beaches:

  • Surfside
  • Nobadeer
  • Cisco

East Shore Beaches:

  • Siasconset
  • Great Point

West Shore Beaches:

  • Madaket Beach

Lighthouses:

  • Brant Point Lighthouse
  • Sankaty Head Lighthouse
  • Great Point Lighthouse

Historical Sites:

  • Jethro Coffin House – The Oldest Residence on Nantucket (c. 1686)
  • Old Mill – The Oldest Operating Windmill in the Country (c. 1746)
  • Old Goal – Nantucket Jail from 1806-1933 (c. 1806)
  • Quaker Meeting House (c. 1838)
  • Fire Hose-Cart House – The Last Remaining Nineteenth Century Firehouse on the Island (c. 1886)
  • Whaling Museum – A Nineteenth Century Candle Factory Restored Into a Museum (c. 1847)

Galleries:

  • S. Hill Gallery
  • Gallery at Four India
  • Eric Holch Gallery
  • Samuel Owen Gallery
  • Robert Foster Fine Art

Theatres, Film, & Music:

  • White Heron Theatre Company
  • Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
  • Nantucket Dreamland
  • Nantucket Music Center
  • Nantucket Musical Arts Society
  • Nantucket Arts Council

Shopping:

  • Ambrosia
  • Artists Association of Nantucket
  • The Lion’s Paw
  • Milly & Grace
  • Mitchell’s Book Corner
  • Murray’s Toggery Shop
  • Nantucket Looms
  • Parchment
  • Peter Beaton Hat Studio
  • The Hub

Dinning:

  • Black-Eyed Susan’s
  • Boarding House
  • Centre Street Bistro
  • Cru
  • Handlebar Café
  • Juice Bar
  • Pi Pizza
  • Proprietors Bar & Table
  • Provisions
  • Something Natural
  • Straight Wharf Restaurant
  • The Chanticleer
  • Topper’s

Nantucket’s remote location, breathtaking landscapes, and lively atmosphere create the ultimate getaway destination. Experience the one-of-a-kind excitement and wonder of Nantucket’s tourism attractions—call us at (617) 515-3405 for more details about phenomenal things to do in Nantucket, MA,  or book a day tour online with New England Trips!