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Prized for its long history, charming seaside vibe, and thriving New England dining scene, Nantucket is a top New England summer escape. Located just 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the beautiful 14-mile-long Nantucket Island is renowned for its picturesque beaches, historic lighthouses, and fun seaside activities for all ages. 
 
Once a thriving whaling port, the entire island has since been designated as a National Historic Landmark. Explore the quaint boutiques and art galleries lining the cobblestone streets of this harbor town. Savor fresh, local cuisine from some of the best restaurants in the world. Enjoy picturesque sunsets and relaxing strolls along the wharf or set out on a bicycle excursion to Nantucket's pristine beaches, just moments away.

Historic Nantucket Town and Beaches, Steps away

White Elephant is perfectly situated right on Nantucket Harbor within walking distance of downtown. Swim in the clear waters of Nantucket Sound or hit the Atlantic coast with a surfboard. Explore endless bike paths and discover local spots like Bartlett's Farm, Cisco Brewery and Sconset. Embrace harbor views from our Brant Point Grill Restaurant or kick back with a cocktail on the Harborside Lawn. Just off the mainland, the charming island of Nantucket is where the past flows gracefully into the present. Embrace it all at the White Elephant.
 

Getting Here

Ferry Service

Ferry Service

Leave your car and arrive to us by ferry. Ferry service is offered from Hyannis, Massachusetts on the Hy-Line Ferry and the Steamship Authority. These companies provide one-hour, high-speed ferry service right to Nantucket Island. If you need to bring your car, the Steamship Authority offers a 2.5-hour car ferry. SeaStreak Ferries sail to and from Nantucket between New Bedford, New Jersey, and New York City. White Elephant Nantucket Island offers a complimentary van pick-up/drop-off service for those taking the ferry. Ferries are equipped with elevators, food, and beverages.
CapeFlyer Train - Boston to Hyannis

CapeFlyer Train - Boston to Hyannis

The CapeFlyer train runs Memorial Day to Labor Day from the South Station in Boston to the Hyannis Transportation Center with stops in Braintree, Brockton, Middleborough/Lakeville, Wareham Village, and Buzzards Bay. Trains depart from the South Station on Friday evenings and Saturday and Sunday mornings, and from Hyannis on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Travel time is two hours.
Island Transportation

Island Transportation

To maintain the coastal charm of Nantucket's quiet cobblestone streets, cars are generally not needed on the island. We are within walking distance from downtown Nantucket and an easy walk to the ferry landings. There are rental car companies, taxis, and The Wave (island transit buses), all available during your stay. Guests are encouraged to use our bicycles to explore the Island. WE offer complimentary van pick-up / drop-off service for those taking the fast ferries to Nantucket. We offer complimentary van pick-up/drop-off service for those taking the ferry.
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