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Aug
29
Fri
9:00 pm Stargazing Night – Families @ MMA Loines Observatory
Stargazing Night – Families @ MMA Loines Observatory
Aug 29 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Stargazing Night - Families @ MMA Loines Observatory | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
Join the Maria Mitchell Association’s professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for a telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Both fun and educational, your children will be talking[...]
Aug
30
Sat
8:30 am Critter Cruise – Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018
Critter Cruise – Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018
Aug 30 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Critter Cruise - Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018 | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
One of our Nantucket Bucket List must-do family activities! Enjoy a one hour trip for kids on the Monomoy. Watch Captain Josh and his crew haul fish traps and lobster gear, identify and examine the critters[...]
9:00 am Feeding Frenzy – Families @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Feeding Frenzy – Families @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Feeding Frenzy - Families @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
A Nantucket Bucket List summer favorite! Done in conjunction with a trip to the Aquarium (this starts an hour before the Aquarium opens), or simply as an activity on its own, Maria Mitchell’s Feeding Frenzy is an[...]
10:00 am Critter Cruise – Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018
Critter Cruise – Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Critter Cruise - Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018 | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
One of our Nantucket Bucket List must-do family activities! Enjoy a one hour trip for kids on the Monomoy. Watch Captain Josh and his crew haul fish traps and lobster gear, identify and examine the critters[...]
11:30 am Critter Cruise – Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018
Critter Cruise – Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018
Aug 30 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Critter Cruise - Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018 | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
One of our Nantucket Bucket List must-do family activities! Enjoy a one hour trip for kids on the Monomoy. Watch Captain Josh and his crew haul fish traps and lobster gear, identify and examine the critters[...]
Aug
31
Sun
8:30 am Critter Cruise – Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018
Critter Cruise – Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018
Aug 31 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Critter Cruise - Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018 | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
One of our Nantucket Bucket List must-do family activities! Enjoy a one hour trip for kids on the Monomoy. Watch Captain Josh and his crew haul fish traps and lobster gear, identify and examine the critters[...]
10:00 am Critter Cruise – Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018
Critter Cruise – Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Critter Cruise - Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018 | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
One of our Nantucket Bucket List must-do family activities! Enjoy a one hour trip for kids on the Monomoy. Watch Captain Josh and his crew haul fish traps and lobster gear, identify and examine the critters[...]
10:45 am Tween Strong Girls Yoga – Ages 8-12 @ The Yoga Room
Tween Strong Girls Yoga – Ages 8-12 @ The Yoga Room
Aug 31 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Tween Strong Girls Yoga - Ages 8-12 @ The Yoga Room | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
Tween Strong GirlsYoga explores many poses that build strength and flexibility, but the primary focus of the class is the cultivation of self-esteem and confidence through a playful mix of poses, thoughtful discussion, and breath[...]
11:30 am Critter Cruise – Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018
Critter Cruise – Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018
Aug 31 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Critter Cruise - Families @ Monomoy Charters Slip 1018 | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
One of our Nantucket Bucket List must-do family activities! Enjoy a one hour trip for kids on the Monomoy. Watch Captain Josh and his crew haul fish traps and lobster gear, identify and examine the critters[...]
1:00 pm Public Skating – All Ages @ Nantucket Ice
Public Skating – All Ages @ Nantucket Ice
Aug 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:50 pm
Public Skating - All Ages @ Nantucket Ice | Nantucket | Massachusetts | United States
A special public skating time open to all.

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Featured Activities

Critter Cruise

Critter Cruise

Children will love this hands-on family adventure as they search for lobsters, crabs and fish with traps and poles out in Nantucket Harbor.

Where To Shop

Sunken Ship

The Sunken Ship

Looking for Nantucket-themed attire, beach gear, beach toys or souvenirs? The Sunken Ship has it all!

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Where to Stay

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The Nantucket Hotel & Resort

The Nantucket is a premier all-season hotel and resort that caters to the traveling family and to Nantucket’s year-round population.

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Where To Eat

Fog Island

Fog Island Cafe

Offering an extensive menu with delicious breakfast and lunch items, Fog Island Cafe is one of our favorite family dining options.

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Summer on Nantucket

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Children’s Beach

Located in town and on the North Shore, Children’s Beach is a good option for young kids as it offers a variety of activities for those little ones who need more than sun and sand.

Critter Cruise

Critter Cruise

Children will love this hands-on family adventure as they search for lobsters, crabs and fish with traps and poles out in Nantucket Harbor.

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Farmers and Artisans Market

Part market, part fair, Sustainable Nantucket’s Farmers and Artisans Market showcases local businesses and truly has something for every member of your family.

Rainy Day Nantucket

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Create

Looking for inspiration? Whether you’re a casual crafter or a talented artist, Create has your supplies on-hand.

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NHA Whaling Museum

View the skeleton of a 46′ Sperm Whale and other captivating artifacts at Nantucket’s Historical Association’s Whaling Museum.

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Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Discover the sealife in Nantucket’s waters through hands-on learning brought to you by the Maria Mitchell Aquarium.