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Daffodil Weekend on Nantucket

Becky Fischer | 3/29/2016

Any weekend on Nantucket is a treat. There's something special and exciting about Daffodil Weekend as it kicks off the season. Yellow daffodils everywhere - downtown gardens, on Brant Point light, on cars, decorating storefronts. This year the dates are April 29 - May 1st.

We have compiled a few vacation rentals with weekend availability as well as some highlights of things to do. If you go, please share your pictures with us on Facebook!

About a mile outside of town, you'll find this "Brilliant" 4 bedroom home. Lovely interior, large deck and yard, and modern amenities will welcome you. This home comfortable accommodates 8 people. Consider spending the festive weekend with Hummock Pond Road as your home base.

All weekend restaurants and shops downtown will be offering treats. Feeling particularly festive? Decorate your pet, children and car for the many parades Here is a list of events.

The most popular event tends to be the Antique Car Parade welcoming 100+ vintage cars, mostly covered with daffodils!

You might like to stay near Brant Point Lighthouse and walk to Jetties beach. This 4 bedroom / sleeps 9 home offers a lovely sun porch, sunny front deck, and large master suite. Very close to Children's Beach, this Nantucket Brant Point rental is great for families.

Perhaps you want to be closer to the surf. This mid-Island home has been recently renovated and sleeps 6 people in 3 bedrooms. Located 1.5 miles to Surfside beach, you are centrally located. Check out the great patio in this Naushop home.

Finally, another downtown home with 5 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths. Perfect for family gatherings, this large home also offers brand new upscale kitchen and master bath Jacuzzi. Be close to town while also enjoying privacy in this Nantucket town vacation rental. Just minutes from a downtown stroll.

Nantucket Daffodil Festival is a vibrant, colorful, and happy weekend. Click here for more information on visiting Nantucket.