Weekend Trip to Block Island, Rhode Island

Afternoon sun glistening on the clay bluffs, sea grass waving on a stretch of reclaimed farmland- if this sounds familiar to your idea of a perfect weekend trip then visit the Block Island this weekend. Block Island is a picturesque place with beautiful vistas and nature all around. You can truly feel the blessing and presence of nature all around the Island. The place is simple yet soulful with an amazingly calm feel to it. It is certainly a great place for people who love to spend some time away from the noise and pollution of city life which keeps us all occupied all through the week.

Whether you are planning to travel with family, a group of friends, your beloved or alone, Block Island never disappoints anyone. It is also a great place to have a memorable picnic with family. There are plenty of natural attractions and adventure sports to keep one engaged during the weekend. The place is just an hour away and you can take a ferry or a car as per your convenience.

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Some of the popular activities that you can enjoy here include Block Island Bicycle Tour, 17 Miles of Beaches, Harbors and Boating, fishing, angling, rafting and so much more. The Island is also known for its beautiful wedding which looks just perfectly organized in this beautiful location. It is located in the Atlantic Ocean about 14 miles (23 km) east of Montauk Point, Long Island, New York, and 13 miles (21 km) south of the coast of mainland Rhode Island, from which it is separated by Block Island Sound.One can imagine the beauty of this place by the fact that The Nature Conservancy added Block Island to its list of “The Last Great Places”.

Distance: 45 minutes by car to ferry

Destination Type:  Island

Attractions:  art galleries

Activities: Bicycle Tour, 17 Miles of Beaches, Harbors and Boating, fishing, angling, rafting

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