Nantucket Island is a picturesque vacation destination for those who love to spend time on Atlantic Ocean shores. There are many attractions in Nantucket, from museums to beaches and golf courses, so you can find something to do for everyone. There are many hotels on Nantucket Island available and it is easy to find the one that's right for you when you are planning your Nantucket Island vacations.
There are a variety of top attractions on the island, conveniently located near many hotels in Nantucket Island. If you are interested in learning about the history on Nantucket, you will find a number of museums and historical sites to explore. The Whaling Museum will teach you about the history of the whaling industry on the island, while the Nantucket Life-Saving Museum will teach you about the brave men who journeyed through the waters to find survivors of shipwrecks. You can also stop by the Jethro Coffin House, which is the oldest house on the island, dating back to 1686.
Some of the best attractions on the island can be found right outside the door of any of the Nantucket Island hotels. Nantucket has spectacular beaches and plenty of lighthouses to explore. Surfside Beach on the ocean side of the island provides a great walk along the shore. Madaket Beach on the south end of the island has a lot of rough surf, but a pleasant view throughout the year. There are also two main lighthouses on the island: Brant Point and Sankaty Head. Brant Point is the second oldest lighthouse in the United States. Sankaty Head was built in 1850 and provide visitor with many photo opportunities.
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