Crafted Experiences

The team at 76 Main Ink Press Hotel is eager to tailor a Nantucket experience just for you. Whether you're seeking outdoor adventures, culinary explorations, or cultural immersion, we'll ensure you make the most of your time on our beloved island. Here's just a taste of the curated activities we can arrange.

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Island Insights

Located 30 miles off the Massachusetts coast, Nantucket is accessible year-round by ferry from Hyannis, with seasonal services from other ports like Harwich Port, New Bedford, NYC, and Highland, NJ. This former whaling hub boasts a rich maritime history, pristine beaches, delicious eats, and a lively nightlife scene. Streets lined with historic sites like the Nantucket Whaling Museum and Brant Point Lighthouse invite you to step back in time.

For those who want to explore further afield, the Nantucket Wave bus provides easy access to sun-soaked shores, sailing adventures, and all the island's water-based fun – from Children's Beach to Madaket and every picturesque coastline in between.

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Maria Mitchell Observatory

Named after the first female astronomer in America, the Observatory offers the opportunity to view the Nantucket skies at night. Given that the island is 30 miles out to sea, there is little light pollution making the island one of the best places in America to observe the stars.

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Whaling Museum

Considered the finest whaling museum in the world, the Nantucket Historical Association has curated a stunning collection of whaling artifacts, films about the island's whaling history, and revolving exhibits. The museum provides a fascinating and entertaining experience, all within the walls of a spectacular building complete with a full size whale skeleton hanging from the ceiling.

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Nantucket Lights

Uncover the island's iconic lighthouses through a captivating blend of history and ecology on a curated tour with our friends at Compass Concierge Nantucket. Experience the rich maritime heritage and ecological wonders of Nantucket as you explore these towering beacons of light. Weather & restrictions permitting.


3 hours | Starting at $150+ per person

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Exploring Sconset

Established as an artist community at the turn of the century, Sconset is a charming part of Nantucket that has a very different look and feel from downtown. Small cottages and a cliff walk along with dramatic vistas make touring Sconset a must for any first time visitor to the island. Sconset epitomizes the essence of Nantucket's charm—a picturesque community steeped in history and imbued with its own unique magic.

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Surf Casting

Discover the hidden treasures of Nantucket's shores through an authentic onshore fishing experience led by a knowledgeable local guide from ACK Surf Casting. Explore the untouched beauty of our coastal landscape and cast your line into the bountiful waters surrounding the island. Available after Memorial Day Weekend.

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Downtown Nantucket

Just a block away, downtown Nantucket buzzes with boutique shops, galleries, restaurants, and cafés lining its cobblestone streets. When the sun goes down, vibrant bars and cozy taverns keep the energy alive.

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Year-Round Appeal

From spring's Daffodil Festival to the annual Christmas Stroll, Nantucket offers year-round events and celebrations. Fall is particularly stunning, with cranberry bog tours and culinary happenings making it primetime for Nantucket adventures.

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Nantucket Heritage

Nantucket seamlessly blends historic tradition with modern sensibilities, offering a destination where heritage is revered and current trends are embraced. Whether exploring historic sites, relishing the beaches, savoring fresh seafood or enjoying the nightlife, visitors will find their ideal equilibrium on this enchanting island.