Friday, October 1, 2010;
If You Go
Want to take a spur-of-the-moment off-season trip to Nantucket? Here's what you need to know for the weekend of Oct. 8-10:Getting There
Jet Blue offers one-stop flights from BWI Marshall to Nantucket, with fares starting at $390 round trip.Where to Stay
11 Fair St.
Affordable and island quaint. Rooms start at $90 with a shared bath.
Union Street Inn
7 Union St.
Elegant and high-end. Rooms start at $299 a night.Where to Eat
Straight Wharf Restaurant
6 Harbor Sq.
With talented Gabriel Frasca running the show, there's not a dull turn. The bar menu is a deal and includes grilled skirt steak or halibut, both for $20.
Le Languedoc Bistro
24 Broad St.,
An island institution, opened in 1976, where you can sup on classic French fare. Entrees $22 to $36.
80 Centre St.
Even post-Labor Day, the dining room is packed. Entrees $24 to $36.
5 Bartlett Farm Rd.
Great house-made beer, wine and spirits. The outdoor garden is open year-round, weather permitting.What to Do
15 Broad St.
A glimpse of the island's rough-and-tumble history. Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 11. $17, $15 seniors, $8 ages 6 to 17.Information
Nantucket Visitor Services
25 Federal St.
All lodging and flight information valid as of press time Thursday.