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Great Point, Wauwinet

Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge
195 Wauwinet Road
Nantucket , Massachusetts
02554
Tel: 508 228 5646
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Concierge.com's insider take:

One of the most rewarding adventures on Nantucket is a drive on the beach to the island's wild and woolly remote northeastern tip. You'll need a four-wheel-drive vehicle with reduced tire pressure (so you can maneuver on the sand), $125 for the entry fee (collected at the Wauwinet gatehouse), and a picnic lunch to enjoy beneath Great Point Light. The five-mile trip is pretty easy: Just follow the tire tracks. Stop along the way for a dip in the waves—the only other person in sight might be a surf caster fishing for blues.

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YeeHaa...Driving on the Beach

This was a blast! It only cost $35 to enter (after renting a jeep wrangler for the day at $129). We had beautiful weather for the end of September and brought a... more