Nantucket may very well be the definition of the ideal summer destination. The moment you arrive you can feel your pulse slow down as you adjust to the relaxed pace of island living. Watch the sunset at one of the spectacular beaches. Follow an active day of golf with a drink overlooking the harbor. Browse stylish boutiques through cobblestone streets. This idyllic island boasts some of the best restaurants in the world and dining on fresh seafood and lobster is de rigueur. Just be forewarned… a trip to Nantucket is more than a destination; one visit will make you a lifetime islander at heart.
Here are some Nantucket info and events:
Nantucket Race Week: August 12 – 20, 2006 – Sailors from all along the East Coast will converge on Nantucket to enjoy a week of racing and fun in one of America’s greatest sailing venues. The week culminates with the legendary Opera House Cup Regatta, among the great classic wooden sailboat regattas in the world. For more information visit www.nantucketraceweek.org
Charter Fishing: Enjoy charter fishing aboard the “Just Do It Too”. With 20 years experience, Captain Marc will put you on the Bass, Blues and Bonita off the beautiful shores of Nantucket Island on the 34′ Custom Sport Fisherman “Just Do It Too”. The “Just Do It Too” is the only Coast Guard Certified charter fishing vessel on Nantucket that will accommodate up to 16 passengers. Slip #1013, Straight Wharf www.justdoittoo.com (508) 228.7448
Miacomet Golf Course: Nantucket’s only 18 hole public golf course is challenging yet very playable, with multiple tees that allow both professionals and amateurs the opportunity to enjoy each hole. 12 West Miacomet Road Nantucket, MA 02554 www.miacometgolf.com (508) 325.0333
Where to Stay: Nantucket Island Resorts offers premier accommodation options. www.nantucketislandresorts.com 800.ISLANDS