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Things to do this Summer on Nantucket with Friends

Your Ultimate Guide to Nantucket Summer Fun with Friends

Summer is here, and there’s no better time to plan an unforgettable getaway with your friends to Nantucket. With its charming streets, beautiful beaches, and renowned culinary scene, Nantucket offers a world of activities to enjoy with your favorite people. Here’s a list of some of our favorite things to do during a Nantucket summer!

Explore Nantucket’s Charm

Nantucket exudes a unique charm that captivates visitors from around the world. Start your summer adventure with a relaxing beach day at Jetties Beach, where you can soak up the sun, swim in the ocean, and enjoy beachside amenities. Afterward, take a leisurely stroll through the historic center of town, where you’ll find locally-owned shops, art galleries, and iconic spots like The Juice Bar, known for its unbelievable ice cream.

For the more adventurous souls, rent bikes from Young’s Bicycle Shop and explore the island’s extensive network of bike paths, which offer breathtaking views of Nantucket’s natural beauty. For an ocean-side view, grab a kayak from Nantucket Community Sailing and paddle your way through the coastal waters as you take in the magic of the island.

Eat Great Food

Nantucket is a foodie's dream destination, offering a variety of restaurants and eateries that cater to every taste. Treat yourself and your friends to a seafood feast at The Sea Grille where you can enjoy succulent lobster rolls and other fresh catches of the day. For a taste of farm-to-table dining, head to American Seasons where you’ll find seasonal dishes crafted from locally sourced ingredients.

No visit to Nantucket is complete without a visit to Bartlett’s Farm, where you can stock up on farm-fresh produce and artisanal goods. Finish off your culinary adventure with sunset cocktails at Galley Beach, where you can sip on handcrafted cocktails while enjoying the stunning hues of the sunset above the ocean.

Wellness and Recreation

Your health and wellness don’t have to take a back seat just because you’re on vacation! Join your Platinum Membership friends for a fitness session at EZIA Athletic Club, or get a Guest Membership for the duration of your stay. With state-of-the-art facilities and expert trainers, we offer a wide range of fitness classes and amenities to help you stay active and energized throughout your stay on the island.

Unwind and rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul with outdoor yoga classes offered by Yoga With A View or Supta Yoga. Experience the serenity of Nantucket’s waves as you flow through yoga poses, connecting with nature and finding a moment of peace.

For adventure seekers, embark on group adventures with Next Level Water Sports or play a friendly game of beach volleyball at Cisco Beach. Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast or somebody who is focused on their mental and physical wellness, Nantucket offers curated opportunities.

Entertainment and Nightlife

After a day of exploration and adventure, unwind with your friends in Nantucket’s vibrant nightlife. Catch live music performances at iconic venues like The Chicken Box or The Rose & Crown, where you can dance the night away.

Experience the magic of outdoor movie nights at Cisco Brewers, where you can enjoy the classics under the stars while sipping on locally brewed beers. You can also host your own movie night at Madaket Beach for those looking for a more intimate evening!

With a summer getaway to Nantucket, you are guaranteed countless opportunities for fun, relaxation, and exploration. From beachside afternoons to outdoor adventures and vibrant nightlife, the island truly has something for everyone to enjoy. So pack your bags, gather your friends, and get ready for the ultimate summer on Nantucket!


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