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
— 4 nights
Ferry to Great Island At Ferry Terminal, Fly to New York City

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New Shoreham

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New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Mohegan Bluffs and Fred Benson Town Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mansion Beach and Ballard's Beach. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from North Lighthouse, get a taste of the local shopping with Clayhead Salon & Spa, relax in the rural setting at Abrams Animal Farm, and browse the collection at Island Free Library.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read New Shoreham online sightseeing planner.

New York City to New Shoreham is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in New Shoreham can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

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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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