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Travel Tips For Visiting the City


Where can I take a ferry to Martha's Vineyard?

Hy-Line Cruises offers ferry service from Nantucket Island to Martha's Vineyard, departing from Straight Wharf. The Wauwinet offers complimentary shuttle service to and from the ferry terminal for your convenience.

How far is Jetties Beach from the hotel?

Jetties Beach is a little over 9 miles from The Wauwinet, a 25-minute car ride. Ask our concierge about complimentary shuttle service to and from Jetties Beach.

What is there to do in Nantucket?

Nantucket blends historic charm with an idyllic island feel for incredible vacation experiences. Explore beautiful beaches and historic lighthouses. Go fishing, sailing, and kayaking on the bay. Enjoy shopping and dining in Nantucket Town. Hike through the Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge. Tour the Nantucket Whaling Museum. Enjoy a day of golf, whale watching, biking and sightseeing on this magical island off the coast of Cape Cod.

Where is Nantucket located?

Nantucket is an island located 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, across the Nantucket Sound. This charming and historic summer vacation destination is accessible by ferry from Hyannis on the HyLine Cruises and the Steam Ship Authority, as well as on the SeaStreak Ferry seasonally from New York, New Bedford, CT, and New Jersey. New York City, Boston, and Washington, DC, also offer season air travel to Nantucket.