5 days in Block Island Itinerary

5 days in Block Island Itinerary

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Fly to Providence, Ferry to New Shoreham
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New Shoreham
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Ferry to Great Island At Ferry Terminal, Fly to Philadelphia

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New Shoreham — 4 nights

New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. New Shoreham is known for nature, historic sites, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Mohegan Bluffs, visit a coastal fixture at South East Lighthouse, explore the striking landscape at Rodman's Hollow, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ballard's Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read New Shoreham online trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia to New Shoreham is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, things will get a bit cooler in New Shoreham: highs are around 70°F and lows about 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
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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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