Visiting Block Island FAQs

Below you will find some of our most frequently asked questions. We continue to get feedback so if you see something missing from this list…let us know what you want to know! Question: Is Block Island Open? Answer: Yes. Block Island, the Island, never closed! Many businesses are open and the majority will be openContinue reading “Visiting Block Island FAQs”

Block Island Travel Update

We want to take this opportunity to update you on travel to Block Island. This is a rapidly changing environment due to the global pandemic and the Town of New Shoreham is working with the State of Rhode Island to keep everyone safe.  Block Island’s lifeline services (ferry/plane) remain running, and are on limited schedules.  Please referContinue reading “Block Island Travel Update”

Block Island Travel Covid-19 Update

We want to take this opportunity to update you on travel to Block Island; as we know many of you find yourselves suddenly at home and on “vacation.” This is a rapidly changing environment, and the Town of New Shoreham is working with the State of Rhode Island to keep everyone safe.  Block Island’s lifeline services (ferry/plane) remain running, however, all restaurants, bars,Continue reading “Block Island Travel Covid-19 Update”

A Last Great Place.

Block Island, nestled in the Atlantic 12 miles from coastal Rhode Island, offers the vacationer what does not seem possible anymore – simple relaxation in a startlingly beautiful place.  The Island is famous for its miles of free public beaches, sparkling clear waters, dramatic bluffs, preserved open spaces, and fun-filled activities for visitors of allContinue reading “A Last Great Place.”