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Things to do in your Long Subaru: Weekend Getaway to Nantucket Island

Just because the summer is coming to a close doesn’t mean the fun doesn’t have to end! Enjoy the beautiful sights and festivities of fall on Nantucket Island.

Nantucket Island is a beautiful island about 30 miles south from the Cape in beautiful Massachusetts. Famous for their cranberry bogs and beautiful, natural scenery, the island has a variety of quaint little beaches and lighthouses, and farms, making it the perfect destination for a cozy, relaxing weekend getaway. 

Enjoy a variety of eateries, specializing in fresh farm goods and meals, seafood, and warm homemade eats.

Travel to Nantucket by traditional or high-speed ferry from Hyannis, Harwich Port, or New Bedford, and get ready for your fun fall weekend!  

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, Milestone Cranberry Bog will celebrate its 16th annual Cranberry Festival from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. The Nantucket Cranberry Festival is a popular, local event for all ages. Enjoy unique activities and the beautiful autumn landscapes of New England.

During the festival, visitors can learn about the history of cranberry farming on Nantucket whether it be an educational display or a harvesting demonstration.  There will be plenty of family activities, including cranberry harvesting, kids’ events, rope walk bridge, hay rides, bog tours, and life music. Food and delicious cranberry treats will be available for purchase, and breathtaking scenery is always included.

 Celebrate New England’s cranberry farming, a long-lived tradition still practiced today.

 Admission is free, and parking is $20 per vehicle.

For more information about the event, please visit their site: Nantucket Cranberry Festival