Fathomaway Compass

Nantucket itineraries

For my mind was made up to sail in no other than a Nantucket craft, because there was a fine, boisterous something about everything connected with that famous old island, which amazingly pleased me. – Herman Melville, Moby Dick

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Love Letter: The Atheneum Library

NANTUCKET – It isn't all beaches, hydrangeas, and girls in Lily Pulitzer shifts. For me, the faraway island is synonymous with the Atheneum, the beloved library.

New Shop: Nantucket

NANTUCKET – Whether you’re headed to The Grey Lady for a week of sun and sand or stuck at your desk dreaming — here are a few of the island's essentials.

Insider's Guide to Nantucket's Beaches

NANTUCKET – College kids head to Nobadeer and families with young ones prefer Children's Beach. No matter your mood, there's a place to lay your beach blanket.

The Great Sail: Nantucket to Menemsha

NEW ENGLAND – What I saw in Nantucket was a more manicured, sandier version of the wild beauty that is Martha's Vineyard — a bit like Edgartown, stretched across an island. 

Nantucket Essentials

NANTUCKET – White Elephants and Nantucket Reds, chocolate doughnut and clambakes. It's an A to Z of the island where they applaud the sunset and love to paah-ty.

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