Winter Staycation Ideas

There is a lot to do right here at home, if you know where to look! Nantucket has lots of great things to do this time of year!

Explore Nantucket’s many acres of conservation land.

Visit local museums or historical societies.  The Whaling Museum is open to the public! Open Friday, February 12–Monday, February 15, 10am–4pm
Starting February 15, Open Monday–Saturday (closed Sundays), 10am-4pm

Take a trip back in time and experience what Nantucket was like in the 1800s with the Atheneum’s newspaper archives

Try new recipes. ployes are excellent for leisurely breakfasts, make some gourmet meals, or try making a great condiment like Kimchi.

Support your local bookstore and pick up a new novel or cookbook.  Pro tip: BUY a book for a loved one, write them a sweet note and add an element of surprise by having the bookstore call your recipient for pickup! Travel the world and stay safe at home by visiting the Nantucket Atheneum’s  eLibrary

Splurge on a visit to a local spa for a massage or facial.

Do a craft project you’ve been thinking about trying. And, there’s no time like a staycation to learn a cool new skill like that!

Plan your dream garden!

Get some exercise and have fun like ice skating

Try a new restaurant you’ve had your eye on. Hot Chicken? Yes please!

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