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Nantucket is one of our favorite places in the world and we’re overjoyed that we get a chance to share what we think makes it so special with so many people we love. Nantucket is a state of mind and we hope you take this opportunity to adjust to the pace of life on this idyllic island and join us for the fun events we have planned for the week of our wedding.

Our Wedding Week

WEDNESDAY: 09/06/17

Field Day, Pool Party & BBQ

11 Van Fleet Circle

2PM – 8PM (Pig Roast at 6PM)

THURSDAY: 09/07/17

Cisco Brewery

5 Bartlett Farm Road

3PM – 6PM

FRIDAY: 09/08/17

Welcome Cocktails

Nantucket Prime: 29 Broad St

8PM – 10PM

SATURDAY: 09/09/17

Ceremony   124 Tom Nevers Road


Cocktails & Reception   11 Van Fleet Circle


SUNDAY: 09/10/17

Doughnuts, Bloodies & Hugs

11 Van Fleet Circle

10AM – 1PM

The Big Day

Getting There

Nantucket is an island about 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod and you must get there by air or sea. We recommend booking your travel as early as possible. Also, when thinking of when you want to be on island, keep in mind FOG HAPPENS!

By Air

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Flying is probably the easiest way to get to Nantucket and is not always the most expensive, so make sure to check your options. The flight schedules are seasonal, but in September, there will be direct flights from New York, White Plains, Boston, Providence, and Hyannis. Many flight options open up during the spring and non-Friday-Sunday trips are often discounted, so keep a look out for newly-released inventory.
From outside NYC and Boston: We recommend entering ACK as your destination, as you can often get a much less expensive flight all in than trying to travel to Boston or NYC then piecing the rest of the trip together yourself.

From New York

From Boston

By Sea

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There are two ferry companies serving Nantucket – Hyline and the Steamship Authority. Each run high speed passenger-only ferries from Hyannis to Nantucket with roundtrip ticket costing around $65-80. The Steamship also offers a car ferry (2 hours 15 minutes) if you wish to bring your own car to the island, BOOK WELL IN ADVANCE (~$400 roundtrip for a car; reservations open Jan. 1st). Parking at the mainland dock can be reserved and prepaid at the time of ticket purchase or purchased day of at one of the lots surrounding the docks (Parking fees are around $20/calendar day).

****Note on Ferry tickets: If you’re traveling with a group of 5 or more, or can merge with a few other guest groups, it will save you about 20% per ticket if you buy a commuter book of 10 one-way tickets in bulk.

***Bikes, which are a lovely way to get around the island, can be taken on the ferry for a nominal additional fee.

Getting Around The Island

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Although Nantucket is not a huge place and is very bike-friendly, there will be times that you may want to drive. If you are not bringing your car or do not wish to rent one, the taxis are fairly reliable and each ride tends to be $15-25, regardless of time, distance, or any other dimension. Additionally, the local bus system, The WAVE, tends to have helpful routes and is very reasonable ($2 per ride). More information about The WAVE

Our recommended cab companies and their contact info:

  • Val’s Cab: 508-228-9410
  • Bev’s Taxi: 508-228-7874
  • Milestone Taxi: 508-325-5511
  • A-1 Taxi: 508-228-3330

There are some Uber drivers on island, and may be more prevalent at the time of the wedding, but we recommend keeping above cab information handy.

For car and moped rentals, we recommend calling Tim at Affordable Rentals (http://www.affrentals.com/): (508) 228-3501.

Where To Stay

September is wedding month on Nantucket! Book your accommodations as early as possible! There are a few wonderful hotels and many great B&Bs on island. Check out the information on most of them below. If you have any questions, please contact us. We can help!

The best value, and we would argue the most fun option, is to rent a house. We recommend searching on VRBO, AirBNB, or contacting our friends at Fisher Real Estate. Tom Nevers is the area of the island where we will be staying and where the wedding will be. Town is where most of the restaurants, hotels and B&Bs are located. 

Hotels and B&Bs


508.228.2241 // info@thebeachside.com
$$. Includes daily coffee and muffin breakfast, outdoor pool, fitness center, parking, and WiFi. Pet-friendly. Located short walk to Town. No minimum stay.


(508)325-4077 // groupsales@nantucketinn.net
$$.  Reduced rates for longer stays. Hotel is located by the airport, but provides free hourly shuttles to Town for guests. Includes daily breakfast, indoor and outdoor pools, fitness center, tennis, billiards, and WiFi. 2 night minimum. Contact Mark Manchester at (508)325-4077 or groupsales@nantucketinn.net and mention Sullivan/Sheppard wedding; for online booking use code: 9917.


508.228.2400 // jaredcoffinhouse@niresorts.com
$$$. All rooms include daily continental breakfast, afternoon coffee and treats, parking, courtesy car service, WiFi, and beach towels, umbrellas and chairs. Bar and courtyard as part of ACK Prime. Centrally located in Town; location of ACK Prime restaurant where Friday Welcome Drinks will be hosted.


800.872.6830  Reservations@robertshouseinn.com

$$$ across their 4 adjacent properties: Gate House, Roberts House, Manor House, and Meeting House. Includes daily continental breakfast, beach towels, WiFi. Courtyard. Centrally located in Town next to the Jared Coffin House.


508.228.0695 info@verandahouse.com

$$$ across their 3 properties: Veranda House, Chapman House, and Arbor Cottages; many guestrooms at Veranda House have personal verandas with sweeping harbor views. All rooms include daily 3-course breakfast, chilled sparkling wine (Veranda House only) and cookies in the afternoon, WiFi, and beach towels, umbrellas and chairs. Centrally located in Town. 3 night minimum.


508.228.2533 / stay@76main.com

$$$. Some suite with private entrance, private patio with firepit. All rooms include daily breakfast, afternoon treats, iPad, Apple TV, WiFi, beach towels and chairs. Outdoor courtyard with fire pits. Centrally located in Town. 3 night minimum.



$$$$. Includes daily continental breakfast, beach towels, chairs, umbrellas, and portable Bose Bluetooth speakers. Centrally located in Town.

Additional Details

Children are welcome to attend all the events leading up to the big day, but we would like to keep the wedding an adults only affair.  We know great babysitters, which we’re happy to recommend. Please reach out to us for this information.

Please reach out to us and we’ll do our best to work with our caterers for various events to accommodate you.

Nantucket casual chic.

But seriously, cocktail attire. Ladies, for the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception you will be walking on grass (and sand if you’d like to take photos on the beach), so keep in mind when selecting footwear. The island is casual and so are all of the other events.

Check back here for the latest information as it becomes available.