Q: How do you get to Nantucket?
Get more details on our location and how to get here.
Q: Where does the name ‘Wauwinet’ come from?
Q: What is the best time to visit Nantucket?
The best time of year to visit Nantucket is the summer when the temperatures are warm, the beaches are sunny, and the town is buzzing with energy. But summer is also the busiest time of year for a Nantucket vacation, and island is crowded with tourists. The spring and fall months are quieter and perfect for a relaxed getaway with most shops, restaurants, and attractions still open. The Wauwinet is open from late April through the end of October. Check out the calendar of events on Nantucket for fun things to do in every season.
Q: How do I get around on Nantucket from The Wauwinet?
Nantucket offers a seasonal public transit system, car rentals, and taxi services. With many options for transportation on the island, traveling with a vehicle is not necessary.
Q: What activities are available to guests at The Wauwinet?
Q: What is The Wauwinet Lady?
Q: Are pets allowed at the Wauwinet?
Q: Can the hotel assist in planning activities in Nantucket?
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Q: How far is Jetties Beach from the hotel?
Q: What are the best restaurants are in Nantucket?
Q: When does the hotel close for the season?
Q: How do I get to Nantucket from NYC?
Q: How long is the ferry to Nantucket?
Two ferry lines - Hy-Line Cruises and the Steamship Authority - offer year-round service from Hyannis, Mass. to Nantucket. The trip on these high-speed passenger catamarans is approximately one hour. The high-speed Seastreak also offers seasonal ferry service from New York and New Jersey, which takes 6 and 7 hours.
Q: 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.
Q: 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.