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Your Guide to Traveling on Block Island

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Block Island is a gem sometimes left out. However, this island can offer so much to you and your family during your stay. It’s not hard to get a place to stay, how to get to the island, and there’s plenty to do on the island. Planning your trip won’t be too hard and with this guide you’ll be able to plan the perfect vacation for you and your family!

 

Planning Your Perfect Block Island Trip

 

First, you need to book where you will be staying while on your vacation. We offer many lovely Block Island rentals that range in size and are sure to be enough for your family. One of our accommodations is the Leone house. It’s a bed and breakfast with plenty of room and extra amenities. Cleaning, linens, and garbage removal are provided with our accommodations so you have one less thing to worry about on your vacation. With a large deck on back, a large yard, and a private pond there’s a lot to view. The Bellevue house is one of our largest bed and breakfasts with plenty to offer you. The house is on the very top of High Street and is perfect for romantic getaways or family reunions. You can also take a short walk and access a beach. All of our homes are perfectly located on the Island, and each offers a one of a kind experience. The ocean views combined with the luxury of an island getaway come with each home. So, whether you’re traveling with the family or with your significant other, one of our homes will fit your style, preference, and your budget1

 

A short ferry ride is all it takes to get to Block Island RI. You can drive up into Rhode Island and park in a lot until you come back from your vacation. The ferry will take you over to Block Island and from there, everything is within walking distance. Your car can even come to Block Island with you on the ferry if you need it. It’s not hard to get to the island once you travel up to Rhode Island. While on Block Island your experiences can vary. There are beach walks, nature trails, boating, and you can even go parasailing! If you’re looking for something new and fun to do then this could be something good for you. The BEST part about renting with us? We have a ton of special packages jam packed with activities. That way, if you’re not sure what you want to do, we can plan it for you!

 

In the end, no matter what you decide to do on your Rhode Island vacation, you are sure to find something you like whether it’s just relaxing on the beach or going on new adventures.

Best Restaurants in Block Island

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Block Island RI does not only offer beautiful lodging and accommodations, but also delicious restaurants. You will find all types of cuisine including French, Italian, Asian, and Mexican menus.

Restaurants in Block Island

Winfield’s
Winfield’s offers a sophisticated and flavorful menu influenced by French, Italian, American and Asian cuisines, featuring fresh, local vegetables and farm-raised beef and poultry. The menu is small and specialized, with meals to suit every taste, including seafood, beef, poultry and vegetarian items, perfectly prepared with tasteful creativity. The dining room is intimate and comfortably elegant. If you’re looking for something different, try the mushroom ravioli with pesto sauce. It will send your taste buds for a whirl.

Dead Eye Dick’s
Dead Eye Dick’s menu offers the freshest seafood, including their signature swordfish and lobster dishes. Their hot butter lobster roll will make you never want to leave. Enjoy homemade soups, an extensive raw bar, creative cocktails, wine and microbrews in their casual dining room or outside on the deck overlooking New Harbor.

Eli’s
Eli’s is a small, relaxed summertime retreat. If your looking for something other than typical “island food,” this is the place to go. Their Asian-inspired comfort food, ethereal bread pudding and watermelon-coconut soup are reasons enough to board the ferry.

Terrapin Taco
Coming to the island but craving Mexican food? Terrapin Taco is the place for you. Their menu offers fresh, affordable food and can accommodate gluten-free and vegetarian diners. Order a massive burrito with their delicious sauces and prepare to fall in love.

Ice Cream Place
After trying any of these delicious restaurants, you may want to top off the night and stop by the Ice Cream Place for a brownie sundae. Not only is their ice cream home made, but so is their hot fudge and whip cream. Their flavors change from day to day, so be sure to visit more than once during your Block Island vacation!

Choose Block Island Accommodations for your Next Vacation

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Block Island Accommodations

Choosing the best place for your vacation is hard, especially when it comes to deciding where to stay. Block Island Accommodations is a magnificent collection of Bed & Breakfast, rental homes, and apartments on Block Island, RI, offering beautiful hilltop lodging and accommodations. You will find nothing short of gracious hospitality, superior service, and comfort in a meadow-like setting that recalls Block Island’s farming tradition. If you are searching for a Rhode Island vacation spot for a family reunion, getaway, wedding, or even your honeymoon, Block Island Accomodations has a house for you!

Block Island Accommodations

Block Island rentals, homes and apartments, are available for reservations May through October. Rooms and suites are up for nightly rentals. With that in mind, booking your rental for next summer should be the first thing you do! All of our rentals are on the same property and just a five minute walk from the beach and town. The cottages are located on a quiet hill where you will have a great view of the ocean and town. With just the sound of the ocean around you, what could be better? If you’re looking for a peaceful vacation then these lodges are the best fit for you!

Choosing a cottage to stay in for your Block Island vacation isn’t too tough with us! We offer five beautiful homes for you to choose from. The Sterling House and Cottage Sweet Cottage are two of the small single family homes. They’re perfect for a couple honeymooning! Both have a large yard and great view of the ocean. The Sterling House has a large apartment, which can be rented out nightly, which would be great for a family vacation. The Cape House is the largest of the single family homes. The kitchen in this house was remodeled in 2008 to modernize it. The Windrose House has a wrap around porch and is perfect for large families coming in whether for a wedding or reunion. The Bellevue House is perfect for any occasion! There’s wonderful hospitality and amazing service. It’s right on top of the hill, the best views of the island are from this house! Whether you’re vacationing for a wedding, family reunion, or a girls weekend out, any of our houses will do!

Preparing for the Beach on Your Block Island Vacation

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Block Island Accommodations

Summer is finally here. Your trip to the beach is right around the corner and there is still plenty of time to book one of many vacation home rentals through Block Island Accommodations. But before you go, make sure you and your family are prepared for this year’s vacation. With bathing suits in stow and a snack arsenal for the beach, you’re well on your way to having a relaxing trip in beautiful Block Island.

Beach Activities for your Block Island Vacation

Block Island, RI is the perfect relaxation spot. Take an early morning stroll in time to catch a breathtaking view of the sunrise and, while you’re at it, feel free to explore the seventeen miles of shore that surrounds the island. Clayhead Beach is perfect for hunting rocks and shells and makes for a great group activity. At Coastguard Beach, enjoy the softer currents and the warm water for comfortable swimming. Popular with moms and toddlers, Baby Beach is a part of Crescent Beach and has shallow water safe for the kids to enjoy. No matter your vacation needs, Block Island has options for you.

Your entire vacation doesn’t have to be in the seat of a beach chair. Block Island has an array of shops and restaurants for the days you’re not in the mood for parasailing or jet skiing. Find the perfect gift for yourself or someone back home, or enjoy a family dinner at one of several restaurants available on the island. While the warm weather is still here, choose one of our home rentals, pack your bags, and enjoy a Block Island vacation with your friends and family.