: Steamship/Hy-line, Town
Madaket's south shore beach, with vigorous surf and magnificent sunsets, is two miles on a bike path. A 15 minute walk through the moors will bring you to a calm water north shore beach. Madaket harbor is a short drive--or walk--away. There are many fishing ponds and walking paths within a two mile radius. For sun-weary beachcombers, Nantucket town is 4 miles by bike path, car, or shuttle bus. Play tennis on one of the two private courts in the neighboorhood. All water sport activities are available on the island, as well as fishing excursions, boat rentals. Take your 4 wheel drive down miles of nearly empty beach (permit only), perhaps to Great Point at sunrise. Fish, fish, and fish some more. When you get tired of the water and of your summer reading, try a historic walk, or better yet a ghost walk. And don't forget to eat to your heart's content in one of the many fine restaurants, order a clambake on the beach, or grill that oh-so fresh fish.
Other Activities: dining, beach, shopping
Golf: Miacomet Golf course is an 18 hole course that has been recently renovated.