Planning a romantic getaway with your special someone? There isn’t a destination more picture-perfect or charming than Nantucket. You can stroll down cobblestone streets and gaze at remarkable buildings, watch the sunset while enjoying world-class wine and seafood, and reconnect with your sweetheart while walking the island’s many scenic beaches. 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 island’s famous 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 savoring the local cuisine at restaurants. You can enjoy a delectable meal by the waterfront at Straight Wharf Restaurant or Cru or tuck in for a romantic evening at The Chanticleer or Via MareTo get the authentic Nantucket experience, be sure to order dishes with fresh-caught seafood, such as a lobster roll or risotto with bay scallops.

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.

Go For A Hike

Nantucket is full of romantic scenery, from sandy beaches to fields of wildflowers, and there’s no better way to experience it than on your own two feet. Lace up and explore Sconset Bluff Walk, one of Nantucket’s most prized jewels, and watch the waves crash into the cliffside, or head to Masquetuck Reservation and stroll through quiet cranberry bogs and salt marshes.

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!

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