Block Island Travel Guide
Welcome to Block Island, RI!
This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Block Island, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to Block Island, Rhode Island , U.S.A.
Block Island is known as Nature's Treasure on the Sea and can be found roughly twenty miles off the coast of Newport, RI. The relaxed pace of Block Island is the pride of residents and has always been a draw for visitors looking to escape the city environment. Getting to the Island is easy, with ferry services running from Newport and Providence in Rhode Island, New London in Connecticut and Montauk in New York. After arriving, visitors can rent bicycles to get around, or simply enjoy walking the 32 miles of trails or the 17 miles of coastline. Block Island is known for its commitment to nature preservation and conservation, which in turn creates a unique place for bird watching and other wildlife viewing. The Island also boasts an historic lighthouse, the Northlight, which was built in 1867 and is open to the public as a maritime center that explores the living environment that surrounds Block Island.
The North Light station was established in 1829 and is made from granite and iron.
Hotels & Motels
This bed and breakfast is situated within an historic 1882 building and offers all the relaxed charm of that era.
This company can be found right down on the docks at the Old Harbor.