Open windswept beaches, sand dunes, shimmering beacons and a measured course of life are waiting for you on the island area of 130 sq.km. Former largest whaling port is now a National Historic District. Leave your car and sit down in a special bus or go for a bike ride. In coastal cottages, old estates captains engaged in whaling, and historic bays housed fancy hotels, boutiques, cafes, offering his ear, and prestigious restaurants. Swim, surf, or catch excellent nantaketskogo striped bass, bluefish and tuna.