Only three to six miles wide, this tiny New England island south of Cape Cod has lots of small town America charm. The scenery, composed of sandy beaches and low rolling hills with wild cranberries, heather and wild roses blanketing the region, guests of Nantucket rentals are swept away by the serenity of the countryside. Nantucket was originally a major whaling port but now is known for its Nantucket lodging and artist's colonies. With beautiful beaches, the Nantucket Wine Festival, and sites dating back to the early 1700s, guests of Nantucket vacation rentals can begin their long "to-do" list. And with casual and fine dining from clambake to sushi, the exquisiteness of a Nantucket vacation will be lost upon no one. It's home to old-world charm at its best.