Nantucket Town

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Stroll through Nantucket Town
Visiting Nantucket town can be like stepping back in time. The charming, cobblestoned streets are paved with stone originally used as ballast in ships arriving into port in the 17th century, and there are no stop lights.
You won't find big-box stores, but independently owned boutiques selling unique and carefully curated collections of gifts, clothing and jewelry. Window boxes overflowing with miniature cottage gardens decorate and differentiate the rows of uniformly shingled storefronts. Intermixed with all this charm are world-class dining establishments. Although the restaurant landscape is always evolving, excellent raw bars, creative small plates and just off the docks seafood are reliable time-honored traditions you can always count on enjoying.
Wander down to the harbor and the shell-covered paths on Old South Wharf. Weathered fishing shanties are covered in roses and accented with blue and purple hydrangeas. Most are now small shops and galleries. Stroll the nearby pier during high season and see eye-popping luxury yachts lining the docks, their sparkling hardware gleaming in the sunshine.
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