8 days in Block Island Itinerary

8 days in Block Island Itinerary

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New Shoreham
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New Shoreham — 7 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: visit a coastal fixture at North Lighthouse, stop by Block Island Trading Company, take in the exciting artwork at Spring Street Gallery, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Koru Eco Spa.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New Shoreham road trip site.

Hamilton to New Shoreham is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. While traveling from Hamilton, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Shoreham, ranging from highs of 42°F to lows of 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive 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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