Town of Nantucket

Town

Town

Nantucket’s downtown features world-class dining, boutiques, art galleries, inns, museums, and historic sites. The cobblestones take you back to the Whaling Era, which is accented by the historic homes that line the streets.

Distance to the Beach: 1 mile

Things to do in Town

Visit the waterfront stores and restaurants on Old South Wharf.
Stroll the historic cobblestone streets and stop by the new Easy Street Park for beautiful harbor views.
Get out on the water! Book a local boat cruise or fishing charter, many of which launch from the Wharf.
Skip the car and rent a bike for a day or more. There are tons of accessible trails from Town.
Grab an ice cream from The Juice Bar (be prepared for a bit of a wait). Bonus points if you try their ice cream cake!
Browse famous galleries and boutiques on Centre Street.
Stroll through the Nantucket Historic District, a charming downtown dotted with the island's best shopping.