WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2015

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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198 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | f a l l 2 0 1 5 nantucket has always been a favorite summer destination for many local families. What's not to love? Gorgeous beaches. Cobblestone streets. Breathtaking scenery. World-class restaurants. Great shopping. Loads of charm. But now that the beach chairs are stowed away, the coolers unpacked, and the faded bathing suits tossed aside to be replaced by next year's styles, Nantucket is just a distant memory. But don't put away that ferry schedule just yet: Nantucket in the fall is beautiful, peaceful, less crowded, and still very special. And once fall gets into full swing here, and all of us are slightly crazed with overbooked schedules, perhaps a weekend in September or October is the best time to escape for a little regrouping and rejuvenation. Wellesley resident Gwenn Snider, who owns the Nantucket Hotel & Resort with her hus- band, Mark, sums it up fall on Nantucket nicely: "Nantucket is magical at all times of the year but fall offers the lingering warmth of summer without the crowds. The beach may still beckon, C O U R T E S Y O F N A N T U C K E T C H A M B E R O F C O M M E R C E / M I C H A E L G A L V I N journeys bon voyage trekking getaways escapes travel near and far Falling for Nantucket J I L L N I L S E N writer excursions

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