18 Jun 2020
Time to Hit the Pavement
Filed under Island Times
Nantucket is known for a lot of things – big blue hydrangeas, cobblestone streets, grey shingled houses. One of the best things about Nantucket is the miles and miles of bike paths and trails. Pretty much this entire island is accessible by bike. From Sconset to Madaket and everywhere in between, if you’re willing to put pedal to pavement you can get there! Below we have complied a list of bike rental options so you can go out and explore the island.
Nantucket Bike Shop
4 Broad Street | 1-800-770-3088 | Website
Located on Broad Street, it is located right off the ferry. Nantucket Bike Shop offers bikes for adults and kids, as well as scooter rentals. They also do bike tune-ups and other maintenance if you have a big on island that is need of a little TLC.
6 South Beach Street | 508-228-0800 | Website
Cook’s Cycles is the answer to all your bike rental needs. Cook’s has beach cruisers, mountain bikes, fat tire bikes, bikes for adults & kids, kids bike accessories (helmets, baby seats, etc.) and more! Located in town near the entrance of the Brant Point neighborhood, you can hop your bikes and get going!
Young’s Bike Shop
6 Broad Street | 508-228-1151 | Website
Young’s Bike Shop can help you with both your bike and car rental needs. For bike rentals, they have something for the whole family. Plus they deliver! Young’s also offers Jeep 4×4 rentals so you can cruise the island in style. Some of the best places on the island are only accessible via a 4-wheel drive cruise on the sand, so rent a Jeep and get exploring!
Wheels of Delight
4 South Beach Street | 508-901-9473 | Website
Welcome to the future at Wheels of Delight! The boys at the Shanty rent electric bikes so you can cruise around the island. If you have a need for speed, then maybe an electric bike is your answer. They have varying types and can help you figure out exactly what you need. Their fleet of bikes are all solar powered so clean, renewable electricity can power your way around the island.
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