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Family Excursions – Blueberry Picking

~ by Corinne Muffly, Educator ~ A series of articles dedicated to helping parents find places and activities on Nantucket to enjoy with their children. Nantucket used to be quite the hotspot for harvesting blueberries due to the naturally acidic sandy soil. As the island’s population grew this natural resource …

Loines Observatory | Nantucket, MA

Free Rides on the Starlight Express

Nantucket’s Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) is operating a free shuttle this season, “The Starlight Express,” from three locations in downtown Nantucket to its Loines Observatory to encourage visitors and residents to stargaze each Friday night during the Observatory’s Open Night. The shuttle will operate three round-trip loops with the first …