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Block Island Travel Guide

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Do You Know "The Block"?

Block Island? Isn’t that somewhere off the coast of Canada? Or one of the Thousand Islands? Nobody knows The Block. And that’s precisely what makes...

World's Most Beautiful Ferry Rides

Float by natural and man-made wonders on the world’s most beautiful ferry rides.

America's Most Beautiful Coastal Walks

Soak up the scenery and salty air on America’s most beautiful coastal walks.

Block Island, Rhode Island

Block Island is an anachronism. As you bike or walk its narrow roads, past lemonade stands and beach roses, you feel jarred by the occasional...

Off-Season Beach Bargains

If you can abide less-than-tropical temperatures, you can have these beaches—and some great deals—all to yourself.

Old-Fashioned Beach Resorts | T+L Family

At these historic seaside resorts, life is all about swimming, boating, croquet—and, on occasion, dressing up for dinner. Welcome to sandy, old-fashioned summer!

Easy Fall Weekend Getaways

From a classic mountain retreat in the Adirondacks to an emerging wine region in the Pacific Northwest, these laid-back escapes promise relaxation and the pleasures...

20 Long Weekends

Whether you have a bona fide three-day weekend or you're just playing hooky (we promise not to tell), here's how to make the most of...

The Open Island

Welcome, world, to Long Island, New York, an American golf paradise

Sailing the British Columbia Coast

Accompanied by his father and brother, novelist John Burnham Schwartz hoists the sails and spends a week on the waves of Desolation Sound
HOTELS

Hotel Manisses

The 137-year-old hotel has been in the same family since 1969. The 16 rooms are decorated with antique furniture, and some have vaulted wood-beamed ceilings and canopy beds. more ›


RESTAURANTS

Oar Restaurant

The wide veranda at this casual restaurant has the best tableside view of New Harbor, which fills up with moored sailboats at dusk. more ›


ACTIVITIES

Attwood Real Estate

There are plenty of houses to rent on Block Island, from renovated country barns to contemporary cottages with wide wooden decks and ocean views. more ›


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