Downtown Nantucket, with its cute shops, galleries, and museums is a great place to spend an afternoon, poking in and around stores. We've got recommendations for clothing shops to help you round out your Nantucket summer wardrobe, now here are our favorite gift shops on Nantucket. When you're visiting our boutique Nantucket hotels, visit these three gift shops on Nantucket for that perfect thank you gift for the petsitter or souvenir to remember your summer on Nantucket.
Stocked with vintage surf paraphernalia and nautical antiques, you'll love this home goods and clothing boutique. You'll find great gifts and souvenirs in this carefully curated selection of unique items. ACK hats and "Pray for surf" shirts will help you remember your time on the island, while vintage military and nautical items can add a touch of island flair to your home back on the mainland.
This home goods boutique is run by an interior designer who has lived on the island for nearly 10 years. Stocked with everything from bedding to stools and pillows, you're sure to find that perfect piece for your home. With a neutral palette that is reminiscent of the sand dunes and surf of the island, this store has a coastal, modern vibe. Take home a piece of the island at this gift shop on Nantucket.
An independent bookstore is always a great place to find a gift or your next beach read, and we love this one on Nantucket. Stocked with books by local authors like Elin Hilderbrand and Nathaniel Philbrick, this bookstore will have something for you to enjoy on the beach. Art, jewelry, reading accessories, and some toys round out the selection of great gifts at this gift shop on Nantucket. Mitchell's Book Corner, just down the street, is owned by the same people and is an equally cozy and eclectic gift shop.