top of page

Fun ACKTivities

Faregrounds is a stop on your list- and we all know-Nantucket is known for her beaches - but what if you want to fill your day or night with something else.... Well- besides Faregrounds... 

Here are some other ideas...

Things that 

Cost you nothing

Crabbing: Well you will need some chicken and some twine…Head to Madaket…go past the dump ..slow down and on your left hand side you will see a small parking lot and a dock….have fun and good luck!

Walk Sanford Farms: It is a beautiful walk…and great for the dogs . Nantucket has many beautiful  Trails !

Miles of Bike Paths…to walk, run or bike

Check out our Cranberry Bogs…and check the activities tab on this page

See the Sunset at Madaket Beach!..Grab a bottle of wine, cheese & crackers…and a blanket…don’t forget the camera!

…or grab a coffee and go to Sconset or Jetties Beach for the sunrise!

Places to See

The Whaling Museum,The Oldest House, The Windmill, Quaker Meeting House

Nantucket Shipwreck & Life Saving Museum

Maria Mitchell Observatory (see the night sky) AND –  They have many family programs and other great ways to discover Nantucket.

Sports Activities

Rent a Kayak! A great way to see Nantucket. So many inlets and marine life to be discovered…take a lunch…find a place..and enjoy!

Bicycles: Nantucket is 7 miles by 15 miles…and you can see it all by bike.

Golf: 9 holes, Skinners   18 holes Miacomet


Charter Fishing: The Albacore

The Pool: Is it raining? Need to wear those kids out? Take ’em to the pool!

Ice Skating Year Round!

Arts & Entertainment

Concerts & Events: Nantucket Arts Council

More Concerts: Nantucket Musical Arts Society


Classes:   CommunitySchool         ArtistAssoc.            NISDA


Theater: Theater Workshop – check out the schedule for upcoming events


Lectures: So many organizations! Check out this event calendar.


Movies:   Dreamland    Siasconset Casino

More information       

bottom of page