Nantucket (1)


If you have read Herman Melville's Moby Dick, you're acutely aware that 19th-century Nantucket whaling culture majorly inspired this tale of punishing seas and relentless harpooning made it a perilous livelihood. Nowhere in the plot line are scenes of lounging on the beach, boat regattas, or hitting trendy boutiques and island-to-table restaurants.


But look beyond the azure waters, remarkably similar to the Caribbean or the South Pacific, that greet you upon approaching Nantucket's shoreline just

Read more…