Where to stay around Nantucket Island?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 910 holiday lettings near Nantucket Island. From 677 houses to 149 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Nantucket Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Nantucket Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Nantucket Island:

  • Siasconset: 94 holiday homes
  • Brant Point: 263 holiday homes
  • Dionis: 30 holiday homes
  • Tom Nevers: 72 holiday homes
  • Cliff: 299 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Nantucket Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Nantucket Island. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • White Heron Theatre: 892 holiday lettings
  • Miacomet: 897 holiday lettings
  • Hadwen House: 892 holiday lettings
  • Greater Light Garden: 892 holiday lettings
  • Surfside Beach: 892 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Nantucket Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Nantucket Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 677 houses in Nantucket Island. Our other popular types of Nantucket Island holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 149 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Nantucket Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 157 holiday homes with pool available in Nantucket Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Nantucket, USA your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for an exciting island vacation off east coast of the United States may like to try Nantucket. There are many interesting things to do and see on this Massachusetts island off the U.S North East coast. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, cottages and inns.

    Things to do on holiday to Nantucket, USA

    This delightful island has many sandy beaches, where holidaymakers can relax and enjoy the sunshine. Numerous watersports can be done off the island coasts including boating, sailing, kayaking, swimming and surfing. Fishing is very popular here with many vessels taking holidaymakers out to sea to catch the like of striped bass, bluefish, shark, tuna, fluke and cod. There are several golf courses on the island and visitors can get some private instruction from the Nantucket Golf Academy. Several fitness centres and spas are located here too as well as an ice rink, while for children there are various summer camps. There are many miles of cycle paths on the island with several stores from which to rent bikes. Numerous restaurants, bars and inns are located here offering a wide range of cuisine ranging from fine dining to take out food. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks from the gourmet shops and markets on the island. Many shops are situated here selling gift items, jewellery, clothing, books, antiques and much more.

    Places to visit on holiday to Nantucket, USA

    Nantucket has numerous galleries open to the public including South Wharf Gallery, G.S Hill Gallery and Pierce Galleries. The island also houses a few museums such as the Lightship Basket Museum and the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum. The Maria Mitchell Association contains an aquarium and an observatory. Visitors to the island will find year round entertainment at the Starlight Theater and the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket. Various boat excursions offer tourists the chance to observe wildlife and go whale watching. Tours of some of the island’s sites and historic buildings are offered too including a visit to Cisco Brewers.

    Weather in Nantucket, USA

    The warmest month of the year is July with an average high temperature of 26 degrees centigrade, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average high temperature of 0 degrees centigrade and average low of -10. October and November are generally the wettest months of the year with an average of 11.3 and 11.7 centimetres respectively per month.

    Travel to Nantucket, USA

    The easiest way for international travellers to get to Nantucket is to fly in to Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston and get a connecting flight to Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK) with Cape Air. Boston has flights from major cities such as Dublin, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Munich, Paris and Rome as well as Los Angeles, New York, Washington and many other U.S destinations. Passengers can hire a car from various companies located at the airport and drive to Harwich Port where there are ferry crossings to Nantucket.

    Sightseeing in and around Nantucket

    Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Nantucket a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Loines Observatory (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Miacomet Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
    • Farm Neck Golf Club (26.7 mi / 42.9 km)

    Seasonal weather in Nantucket

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Nantucket

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Nantucket is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Children's Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Greater Light Garden (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Lily Pond Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Jetties Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Surfside Beach (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
    • Nobadeer Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)