Do you want to delve deeper into Nantucket’s natural world and learn more about the creatures, plants and habitats that make our island such a unique and fascinating place? If so, spend the first weekend of November 2017 with Nantucket’s conservation community and scientists researching wildlife, vegetation and ecosystems by attending the 2017 Nantucket, Read More

Sometimes, our hikers join us for very specific reasons, such as Tim and Anne Royappa, who were excited to see flowers they’d never found before and identify them by book and online. We had a great time exploring Stump Swamp and Norwood Farm, and our guide, Peter Brace, learned a few new wildflowers that, Read More

Nantucket Walkabout had the great pleasure of guiding this family from Columbus, Ohio out to Smith’s Point for an amazing sunset and back again last week while a nearly full moon rose over Nantucket as grey seals followed us back along the beach. Thanks, Susan Wood and family for a great night!    

What a great night for our first sunset hike out to Smith’s Point of Summer 2017! Amanda and Matt wanted to get away from the frenzy of downtown during the Fourth of July Weekend and Smith’s Point, currently closed to vehicles due to nesting shorebirds, proved to be the perfect escape, as we we, Read More

Merchandise isn’t really our thing unless it serves a function on the trail, which is why we’re excited about our Nantucket Walkabout merino wool hats. A good friend of Nantucket Walkabout Guide Peter Brace donated 50 hats to give us a leg up in our second season. They’re light enough to be worn during, Read More