When people find out that I grew up in Florida, I think they assume that I went to the beach every week or something. My sister goes a lot for sure, but I’m so pale that I typically don’t enjoy sitting out in the sun for too long. (Putting on sunscreen takes forever.)
Even though I like the idea of sitting on a beach and relaxing with a book for hours, I never end up resting all that much. I have the hardest time sitting still just doing nothing. (Anyone else, haha?!)
With everyone in town, we put a “beach day” on the calendar. We didn’t do too much sitting around though and instead opted to walk down to the lighthouse. It took forever and our feet were ridiculously raw from the rocky sand, but it was worth it! We saw the cutest seals bopping in and out of the water the whole way and Great Point Light is beautiful. I’m such a sucker for a pretty lighthouse.
The BEST part though was driving on the beach to claim a good spot. (By the way, we named our bright blue rental Jeep Baby Beluga, haha.) When we went around talking about our favorite moment from the trip, we all agreed that riding on the beach with the top down and music blasting topped the list. It’s a MUST do if you’re ever visiting Nantucket.
After the walk, we ate an embarrassing amount of watermelon. We kept saying, “Oh just one more slice” and finally had to reassure each other that we weren’t counting. Nothing like a sweet, hydrating snack on the beach. Seriously though, I think I had five giant slices….
I keep getting emails and DMs about the hat. It’s $60 and travels perfectly because it’s “packable.” You can even add a MONOGRAM now! (Here’s the cream bow and it also comes in a black option.)
The sunscreen application and reapplication plus the sore feet were very much worth it! A successful beach day for sure.