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Why Go?

Classic colonial architecture and New England character, rigorously preserved

Dunes and beaches that still feel wild and deserted

Nantucket Town, equal parts traditional (lobster dinners and Topsiders) and hip (sushi and Manolos)

What To Skip

Car traffic in Nantucket Town at the height of summer; rent a bike instead

What For:

Active + Adventure, Beach + Island, Family, Luxury, Outdoors + Nature

When To Go:

June, July, August, September


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