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Westerly, Rhode Island401-348-8200
Block Island
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Distance from hotel: 44.70 miles
Category: Activities

Block Island

This truly unique local attraction is accessible via the Block Island Ferry in Point Judith, RI, only about 30 minutes from our beachfront hotel. The traditional and hi-speed ferries make it easy to get to this coastal oasis. Once you get to Block Island you'll find a wide array of activities. There are 17 miles of beaches where you can go swimming, snorkeling, kayaking and fishing. Enjoy over 30 miles of peaceful walking, biking and hiking trails. What's more, there are a variety of charming shops, pampering spas and delicious seafood restaurants.
 

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Events

  • Glass Float Project
  • 5K Turkey Trot
  • Christmas Shopping Stroll
  • Block Island Music Festival
  • New Year's Eve Celebration
  • Block Island Restaurant Week
 
 

Activities

  • Swimming
  • Biking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Fishing
  • Shopping
  • Kayaking
 

FAQs

  • What kind of activities are there on Block Island?

    There is something fun for everyone when you visit Block Island. Enjoy popular recreational activities such as biking, hiking, horseback riding, bird-watching, snorkeling, fishing, kayaking and sailing. Rent a bike or moped and take a tour of the island. There are also plenty of fantastic shopping and dining options.
  • Can I take my car on the Block Island Ferry?

    Yes, you can take your car on the traditional Block Island Ferry but you must reserve a spot in advance online at www.blockislandferry.com or by calling 866-783-7996. No reservations are accepted on the traditional ferry for motorcycles or mopeds. You should arrive at the car ticket window at least an hour before departure time. Motorcycles, mopeds and vehicles are not allowed on the hi-speed ferry.
 

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