3 days in Block Island Itinerary

3 days in Block Island Itinerary

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Fly to Providence, Ferry to New Shoreham
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New Shoreham
— 2 nights
Ferry to Great Island At Ferry Terminal, Fly to Newark

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New Shoreham

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New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): kick back and relax at Ballard's Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): experience rural life at 1661 Farm and Gardens, then enjoy the sea views from South East Lighthouse, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mohegan Bluffs.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New Shoreham trip itinerary builder tool.

Newark to New Shoreham is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Newark in May: highs in New Shoreham hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Block Island travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Lighthouses · Beaches
Block Island is located off the coast of the U.S. state of Rhode Island, named after Dutch explorer Adriaen Block. It is located in the Atlantic Ocean about 14mi east of Montauk Point, Long Island, New York, and 13mi south from mainland Rhode Island, from which it is separated by Block Island Sound.The United States Census Bureau defines Block Island as census tract 415 of Washington County, Rhode Island. As of the 2010 Census, the island's population is 1,051 living on a land area of 9.734sqmi. The island is part of the Outer Lands region, a coastal archipelago.The Nature Conservancy added Block Island to its list of "The Last Great Places", which consists of 12 sites in the western hemisphere. About 40 percent of the island is set aside for conservation. Presidents Bill Clinton, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Ulysses S. Grant have visited Block Island. Other famous visitors include Amelia Earhart and Charles Lindbergh, who each visited the island in 1929.

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