Summer 2021

The health and wellbeing of our visitors and residents is our top priority!

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What You Need to Know Before You Arrive to Nantucket

Effective Saturday, May 29, all COVID restrictions are lifted in the state of Massachusetts, State of Emergency Order will be terminated effective June 15. We are currently requesting residents and visitor to stay vigilant and comply with the following:

  • Non-vaccinated individuals are advised to continue wearing face masks and to continue distancing in most settings;
  • Whether you are vaccinated or not, remember to wash your hands and sanitize frequently;
  • Stay home if you feel ill, call your doctor and get tested.
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Beaches & Parks

Nantucket beaches and parks are open to visitors to enjoy physical activity, recreation and relaxation. Although masks are not required, we advise beach goers to keep physical distance.

The following are prohibited at the beach:

  • Shade structures or tents (umbrellas and chairs for sitting ARE permitted)
  • BBQ's, tables, fireworks, propane or other fuel tanks

Gatherings

Effective May 29, 2021, the gathering limit will be rescinded in the state of Massachusetts.

Lodging

All hotels and Bed & Breakfast/Inns are open to the public. We ask all to visit responsibly by adhering to safety protocols. 

Public Transportation

When you ride the Nantucket Regional Transit Authority (NRTA) The WAVE, wear a face covering.

Restaurants

Nantucket restaurants offer both indoor and outdoor dining, as well as take-out and delivery options. Where accepted, we recommend you make a reservation at your favorite dining establishment.

Visit Nantucket Island updates every week the list of open restaurants.


On behalf of the Town of Nantucket and island business we thank you for visiting our island and helping keep our community safe!