Nantucket is brimming with stunning scenery and breathtaking views of the Atlantic, so it can be challenging to narrow down your nature tour during your visit to the island. One path you’ll want to be sure to add to your Nantucket bucket list is Sconset Bluff Walk. The picturesque pathway runs through some of the most stunning properties on the island all the way to Sankaty Head Lighthouse. Follow the cliff line for an adventure you’ll remember for a lifetime during your next island retreat.
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Everything You Need to Know About Sconset Bluff Walk
Gain a cliff-side perspective during your next visit to Nantucket. Start planning your trip to Sconset Bluff Walk on the east side of the island and enjoy the most stunning views of the untouched Atlantic. Other than its unparalleled beauty, here are our top three reasons why we love this hidden gem.
You may have a difficult time finding Sconset Bluff Walk due to its sea-grass adorned nature and natural erosion occurring on the cliff-side. But when you see it, you’ll know. The path is tucked between quaint sea-worn cottages, white picket fences, and the ocean’s crashing waves below. As you walk along, you’ll enjoy raw views of the area’s most beautiful flora and fauna. Be sure to bring your camera along as you’ll want to capture this once-in-a-lifetime view.
It’s a Local Staple
Sconset Bluff Path is a local favorite for a reason. The path is distant enough from its busy Downtown Nantucket neighbor to take in the stillness of the sea, yet close enough to make it a relaxing Sunday morning bike ride. It’s located in the sleepy beach town of Siasconset that offers quiet restaurants like The Chanticleer and Sconset Cafe. Sconset Bluff Walk is a tranquil getaway when you need to escape the busyness of Downtown.
It’s no secret that Nantucket can be an expensive vacation destination. Take time to enjoy the simpler things in life (and the cheaper things!) when you visit Sconset Bluff Walk. It’s true what they say—the best things in life are free.
Stroll Back to the Cobblestone Streets of Greydon House
Pair the beauty of Sconset Bluff Walk with the charm of Greydon House, our boutique hotel in the heart of Downtown Nantucket. Book your stay in the ground-level, residential-style Federal Suite, and enjoy all of the comforts of being a local of Nantucket. The suite includes a private entrance, high ceilings, a plush queen-size bed, and stylish furnishing that will make you feel right at home.
Make your reservations at our in-house restaurant, Via Mare. Combining craft cocktails with delicious Venetian-inspired small plates, it’s the perfect spot to slide into for the night. We can’t wait to give you a warm welcome to our neighborly island in the sea!