Nantucket is an ideal place to explore on two wheels. With bike paths all over the island and beautiful coastal scenery, there’s no better way to get around. Next time you’re in town, you can ride your bike to these popular destinations in Nantucket:
Brant Point Light
Visit Nantucket’s iconic lighthouse, said to be the second-oldest in the country. Climb to the top and enjoy the expansive harbor views.
Nantucket has a beach for everyone, and a bike is the best way to get there. Surfers will love the appropriately named Surfside Beach, and families flock to Jetties Beach with its gentler water.
Enjoy a cold drink at Nantucket’s very own brewery, winery and distillery. Learn about the process of beverage-making on a tour and sample some of the concoctions—just don’t overindulge before getting back on your bike!
History buffs and Moby Dick fans will get a thrill from this museum, which features a 46-foot long sperm whale skeleton hanging from the ceiling, among other attractions.
Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge
If you’re up for a longer ride, check out this protected habitat for hundreds of osprey and other rare sea birds. While you’re there, you can hike, do some surf-fishing, check out the Great Point Light or even do some off-roading along the shoreline.
Miacomet Golf Course
Ride your bike to Nantucket’s most popular golf course to hit some balls on the driving range or play a full round of 18 holes.
Didn’t bring your own wheels? No problem! Cruise around on a rental bike or scooter from Nantucket Bike Shop on your next getaway.