Madaket is a village on Nantucket Island. The entire island is a historic landmark. It is also one of the most expensive areas in the entire state. The homes here have charm and character, and make a fabulous choice for a breakaway. A holiday rental home in Madaket will put you close to all of the things that draw so many visitors to this area each year. You will fall in the love with Nantucket Island, and will surely want to return again and again.
Swimming, fishing and boating are a few of the most popular activities in and near Madaket. You can also participate in walking history tours, play golf or enjoy an afternoon on a whale watch excursion or harbour cruise. Visit the Nantucket Vineyard to participate in a wine tasting or just enjoy the lush beauty of the vineyard’s grounds. If beer is more your taste then Cisco Brewery offers a glimpse into how beer is made. The Coskata Wildlife Refuge is one of the places where you can enjoy hiking and, perhaps, see a rare bird or two.
The Nantucket Life Saving Museum and the Whaling Museum are both wonderful places to learn about the maritime history of the area. There was a time when whaling was the biggest industry on the island. Today, whale boats still go out, but now they seek to simply give visitors the chance to see these beautiful creatures in their natural environment. Brant Point Lighthouse was built in 1746. It is one of only a few lighthouses that are still in use today.
Cold winters and warm summers are what you will find whilst on holiday to Madaket. During the winter months the average low temperatures are between -4° and 4° C and the average highs are between 3° and 11° C. In the spring the average lows are between 3° C and 8° C and the average highs are between 11° and 16° C. The summer brings average lows of 13° to 17° C and average highs of 20° to 24° C. There is between 72 and 113 mm of precipitation per month. During the winter much of that will be snow.
The closest airport to Madaket is Nantucket Airport (ACK), located 16 km away. You will likely have to fly into Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston and then take a connecting flight. You may also complete your journey from Boston by car. It is about a two to three hour drive depending on traffic.