The City of Block Island, RI
Block Island is a small town in the state of Rhode Island. The largest nearby city to Block Island is Newport, approximately 26 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Block Island, including Beachhead, Oar, Smuggler's Cove, Glen's Place and Sharky's. For a larger selection of Block Island restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Block Island Museums, Beaches and/or Golf Courses, including the Matunuck, Point Judith, Block Island Southeast Light, Quonochontaug and Weekapaug. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Block Island please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 5 airports are located in or near Block Island:
- Block Island State Airport (BID)
- Groton - New London Airport (GON)
- Montauk Airport (MTP)
- Newport State Airport (NPT)
- Westerly State Airport (WST)
Block Island, Rhode Island Attractions
1Artillery Company of Newport - Newport,
The Newport Artillery Company in Newport, Rhode Island was chartered in 1741 by King George II of Britain. The Company served in wars from the French and Indian War to the Spanish American War.
2Beaver River Golf Club - , Richmond,
The Beaver River Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Washington County Rhode Island. designed by 2001 is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 401-539-6022. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 343 Kingstown Rd, Richmond, RI 2892
3Beavertail Lighthouse Museum - Jamestown,
Beavertail Lighthouse, built in 1749, was and still is the premier lighthouse in Rhode Island in the US, especially for entrance into Narragansett Bay. The 45-foot lighthouse lies on the southernmost point of Conanicut Island in the town of Jamestown, Rhode Island in Beavertail State Park. The light has been reconstructed multiple times since its erection, most recently after the Hurricane of 1938. Restoration projects have come and gone since.
4Beechwood Mansion - Newport,
Beechwood is a Gilded Age estate located on Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island.
5Belcourt Castle - Newport,
Belcourt Castle is the former summer cottage of Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont, located on Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island. Begun in 1891 and completed in 1894, it was intended to be used for only six to eight weeks of the year. Designed in a multitude of European styles and periods, Belcourt was designed with heavy emphasis on French Renaissance and Gothic decor, with further borrowings from German, English and Italian design.
6Birch Plain Golf Course & Driving Range - , Groton,
The Birch Plain Golf Course & Driving Range is an 18 hole public golf course in New London County Connecticut. Built in 1965, this Groton course designed by Armando Baldelli is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 860-445-9918. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 119 High Rock Rd, Groton, CT 6340
7Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum - Bristol,
The Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum is an arboretum of 13 hectares, located at 101 Ferry Road, Bristol, Rhode Island, mid-way between Newport and Providence, Rhode Island, on Bristol Harbor with views over Narragansett Bay. It includes a mansion, with a 4 hectares lawn and over 300 species of woody plants in its arboretum and gardens, including both native and exotic species.
8Block Island Southeast Light - Block Island,
Block Island Southeast Light is a lighthouse that can be found on the southeastern shore of Block Island, Rhode Island. The lighthouse signals sea traffic coming from the Atlantic Ocean into the waters of Block Island and Long Island Sound, and remains an active navigational aid to sea vessels. It was designated a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 1997.
9Boyd's Wind Grist Mill - Middletown,
Boyd's Windmill, which is also referred to as Boyd's Wind Grist Mill, built in 1810, is a historic smock mill in Middletown, Rhode Island.
10Bristol Golf Club - Bristol,
The Bristol Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Bristol County Rhode Island. is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 401-253-9844. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 95 Tupelo St, Bristol, RI 2809
Block Island, Rhode Island Hotels
169 Shore Road
Misquamicut, RI 02891
Block Island, Rhode Island Restaurants
This is a list of Block Island Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Continental Cuisine Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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