|Day-Trip to Nantucket Island MA|
|A day-trip from Cape Cod to Nantucket can show you much of the island's beauty and history.|
You can enjoy the beauty and history of Nantucket on a day-trip from Cape Cod if you plan your time right.
Same-day excursion tickets on some ferryboats are cheaper than round-trips with an overnight stay.
Here is a typical itinerary. The timing of your trip may vary depending on whether you take a plane or a ferryboat.
Start for the airport or ferryboat dock, allowing a minimum 30 to 45 minutes for unloading, parking, ticketing, check-in, boarding, etc. More...
Lunch at one of Nantucket's many restaurants and cafés, or pick up a sandwich or salad and drinks and have a picnic.
1:00 pm (13:00)
Sun, Sand & Sea
See & See
3:00 pm (15:00)
Make your way back from beach or bike ride to Nantucket Town for a stroll, some shopping (or window shopping), and refreshments.
4:00 pm (16:00)
Get ready for your return flight or ferry voyage. If you have a later one, continue your explorations on Nantucket.
6:00 pm (18:00)
You may be back on the mainland by now, ready to return to your Cape Cod hotel and prepare for a seafood dinner.
If you're still on Nantucket, there are ferryboats that depart the island as late as 10:00 pm (22:00).