When was the last time you and your sweetheart treated yourself to a romantic getaway with just the two of you? There’s no better time than now! There isn’t a destination that’s more picture-perfect or charming than Nantucket. You can stroll down cobblestone streets and gaze at remarkable buildings, watch the sunset, and reconnect with your special someone. Keep reading to learn about the best romantic things to do on Nantucket.
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The Best Romantic Things To Do on Nantucket
Set the scene for your beautiful getaway with these romantic things to do on Nantucket.
Visit the Scenic Nantucket Beaches
No trip to Nantucket is complete without visiting the infamous beaches. Some of the most popular local beaches include Madaket Beach, Jetties Beach, Surfside Beach, Siasconset Beach, and Cisco Beach. Grab a blanket, pack a picnic, and enjoy a relaxing day in the sand. The most romantic times to visit the beaches are at sunset and sunrise. You’ll fall in love with the dazzling colors of the sun over the Atlantic Ocean.
Enjoy a Delicious Meal
One of the best parts of vacation is trying the local cuisine at restaurants. You can enjoy a delectable meal by the waterfront at Brant Point Grill, Straight Wharf Restaurant, and more. To get the authentic Nantucket experience, be sure to order dishes with fresh-caught seafood, such as a lobster roll.
Explore Nantucket Lighthouses
The New England Coast features idyllic shorelines lined with historic lighthouses. During your Nantucket getaway, tour these gorgeous historical structures. Some of our favorite lighthouses include Brant Point Lighthouse, Great Point Lighthouse, and the Sankaty Head Lighthouse.
Sip Away at a Brewery
Cisco Brewers is open seven days a week, year-round on Nantucket Island. Visit this world-class brewery and enjoy refreshing brews, such as their Coastal Getaway IPA, Shark Tracker Light Lager, or Grey Lady Wheat Ale paired with live music and delicious food.
Embark on a Bike Tour
Leave the car behind and experience Nantucket’s favorite pastime—bicycling! The island features 35 miles of bike paths through our quaint downtown, spacious farm fields, and breezy waterfronts. Nantucket Bike Tours offers various tours, including the Town View Tour, Bike to the Brewery, and Spin to Sconset.
Retreat To a Romantic Bed and Breakfast
Anchor Inn is a charming, historic inn located in the heart of Nantucket. Our 13-room bed and breakfast retains a special character true to the old period of our town. Each guest room features private bathrooms, complimentary toiletries, plush bathrobes, and flat-screen TVs. There’s no better place to lay your head at night during a romantic getaway.
Are you ready to plan a memorable trip to Nantucket filled with joy and romance? Check our availability and book your stay with us today!